South Coast Branch









Welcome to the South Coast branch’s web page.

Branch Contact Details

President: Ian Picton 
Mobile: 0421 601 222
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Vice President: Terry Jansen
Mobile: 0402 553 984
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Vice President: Bryan Rugg
Mobile 0414487124


Secretary: Sandra Gould
Mobile:  0402 806 622
Treasurer: Judy Horsey
Mobile: 0405 630 073
Address: C/O Ian Picton, 71 Doris Avenue, Woonona, NSW 2517

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Event Calendar

 – Mollymook Saturday November 9th 2019

 – Thirroul Saturday 7th December 2019

 – Gerroa Sunday 22nd March  2020




Recent Event / Hands on Day



What a Great day we had at Gerroa for our 17th Annual Hands on Surfing Day.54 Brave Participants supported by 68 Carers and 165 Volunteers, 60 of whom were attending a DSASC Surfing day for the first time.  Thank you and welcome to the DSASC family.

It’s all about Smiles on Dials…
The Illawarra Grammar School (TIGS) and local high school Kiama provided 36 volunteers between them.
Big thanks to Bunning’s Nowra for more give a ways.
To all the cooks and those that provided food for everybody throughout the day thank you.

To our major supporters the IMB Bank, Woonona Bulli RSL Club, Woonona Women’s Bowling club
and the Santa Claus Pub Crawl thank you all for your support this season.

Thank you to all that helped set up the event and then hang around to pack it all back up again big effort.
Kim Hezemans for taking 600 plus photo’s for DSASC on the day.

To the surf shops that support DSASC in their area Dan and Tys at Surfpit Corrimal again for your donations we used them for all the award winners.
Gareth & Diana from Gala Trophies Wollongong as you can see from the presentation photo’s plenty of smiles as the trophies were a big hit.

Three Award winners were Maleia Jones Most Inspirational Surfer, Peter Gilford Wave of the day and Surfer of the day went to David Steele.

To all the DSASC committee Judy, Gary H, Sandra, Bryan, Terry, Lenny, George, Fay, Bryan ,Perri, Durant, Tim, Brett, Gary Hoban, Shane, Pete, Blake and Cec.
THANK YOU for all the effort you put into the running of DSASC.

Gerroa being our final event for the season it has been a great year with over 220 new volunteers attend our 3 events this season.

To all those who volunteered with DSASC this season THANKYOU and we hope to see you again later In the year for the start of next seasons surfing events.
Stay safe and we will see you all again next season.

Ian Picton
DSA NSW South Coast President



Thirroul 2017

We made it congratulations to all who attended it was a Massive day with a total of over 252 attending – 39 brave and inspirational Participants, 39 Careers, 58 experienced volunteers and best of all 116 New Volunteers who we welcomed to the DSA family.

Award winners were:

 Best Novice Surfer of the Day: Jack Coleman

Wave of the Day: Sophie Geeves

Wipeout of the Day: Louise Cerniaushas

Longest Tube ride: Katie Lovelace

Most Inspirational Surfer of the day: Darren Harris

Surfers of the day: Vicky Adamopoulos

Volunteer of the day: Glenn Warden with over 30 years service to DSA Sydney and South coast .

Thank you again to Crust Pizza Thirroul and the Northern District Tigers AFL club for your kind donation to allow all of today’s participants free entry and Smiles on dials.

To our surf shop supporters Essential Surf & Skate for sponsoring the Most inspirational Surfers Award.

The Surfriders Foundation for sponsoring Wave of the day, Wipeout of the Day and Longest tube ride .

Surfpit Corrimal for donating all the participants give away bags and prizes for Surfer of the day and Novice Surfer of the day.

Your support really helps make all the smiles last that much longer.

Woonona Bulli RSL club for your donation for the purchases of a beach Marque

IMB Bank Thirroul for your continued support over the last 2 seasons have enabled DSA South Coast to fully restock our Safety rash vests, purchase new and improved wheelchairs and another 2 beach Marquees. Safety is our number one priority to all that attend so this type of support is invaluable to our association.

What WE do at the DSA is provide a Safe Surfing Experience to all in the community with a disability.

Finally to all the DSASC committee a big thanks we did it again.

Happy Holidays a safe Christmas to all see you again next year.

Ian Picton
DSA NSW South Coast President



SC Crew Ulladulla
red & green shirts
again again
happy volunteers
front page shot
up and riding
big smiles