New Australian Men’s Coach- Rob Lewis

RobLewis01Orienteering Australia’s High Performance Group has appointed Rob Lewis as the 2009 Australian Men’s Coach for the World Orienteering Championships in Miskloc, Hungary.

Rob Lewis has been a keen orienteer since age ten in the mid 1970s, running with the Bayside Kangaroos and also with the Melbourne Forest Racers. He attended the orienteering school in Åmål, Sweden and was a member of OK TYR.  He currently lives in London with his fiancée and runs with the South London Orienteers and Wayfarers (SLOW). Rob is a qualified social worker and is working at the Maudsley Hospital on a psychiatric outreach team for homeless people.

We would like to formally welcome Rob to the team, and look forward to his help in guiding our elite to success.