Volunteer in the Spotlight: Penelope Moles

Awarded the prestigious John Yates Award at the Sydney Swans Bob Skilton Medal last year, Penelope Moles from the Maroubra Saints is the next volunteer under our spotlight.

Name: Penelope Moles or “Pep”

Club: Maroubra Saints

Years of Service: 8 years

Roles: Coach, committee member, team manager, pre-season fitness trainer and many more!

Team of Support: Sydney Swans

About Pep: Growing up in Burnie, Tasmania, Pep grew up involved in football and supporting her local side, the Cooee Football Club, where her father and brother both played. Penelope has been involved at the Maroubra Saints Junior Football Club since 2011. She has coached numerous junior teams in her time at the Saints – both boys and girls – including the all-conquering under-eights and Sydney City development side. In 2018 she has coached the under-15 girls and assisted with the management of the boys’ under-14s and 15s teams. Pep also offers additional fitness training sessions to anyone in the club pre-season.

Not only is Pep an amazing coach and highly respected by her team and their parents, she is heavily involved in the Saints committee and heads up the Girls footy sub-committee. Championing and supporting girls footy which is growing at rapid speed at the Saints.

She is a passionate, enthusiastic and devoted Sydney Swans fan, whose tireless and selfless work for junior football at the Maroubra Saints – and indeed for the entire competition – is widely respected and admired.

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