Ric Roberts OAM
Elected Life Member 1974
Ric Roberts was City’s Chief Instructor from 1962-63 to 1964-65, and again in 1972-73 and 1973-74. From 1967-68 through to 1971-72 he was club Captain.
Ric held the club Champion Lifesaver title for seven consecutive seasons, from 1962-63 to 1968-69 as well as winning two State championships in the event, and coached the Junior R&R to a silver medal at the 1960 Australian Championships – the first time the club won a medal competing outside W.A. In 1967 he became the states first Ironman champion.
Ric was awarded Life Membership of Surf Life Saving WA in 1991, and Life Membership of Surf Life Saving Australia in 2008.