Peter Johnston was announced as the 2017 Masters Swimming NSW Coach of the Year Award at the Masters Swimming NSW Championships at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on Sunday, 18th March.
Peter was recognised for his achievements as Coach of the Merrylands Amateur Swimming Club during 2017, and for his contribution to, and promotion of Masters Swimming.
This is the 2nd time Peter has won this award, having first won it in 2013. He is one of only two coaches in NSW to win this award twice.
Peter is also a finalist for the Masters Swimming Australia Coach of the Year, having also been awarded this honour in 2013. The winner of this award will be announced at the Masters National Championships in April 2018.
It is fantastic recognition of the work, time and dedication Peter puts into the coaching program for our club and swimmers.