Alistair Shields Cause Of Death, Former STO Convenor at SASA East District has died

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Alistair Shields Cause Of Death, Former STO Convenor at SASA East District has died

Alistair Shields Cause Of Death: The swimming community mourns the loss of Alistair Shields, a former STO Convenor at SASA East District, who passed away on July 9, 2024. Alistair was a beloved and dedicated figure within the swimming community, known for his unwavering commitment to the sport. His passing was announced with heartfelt sadness: “It is with great sadness that we learn of the sad loss of our former STO Convenor, Alistair Shields, who passed away today, 9th July 2024.”

A Journey of Dedication
Alistair’s involvement with SASA East District began in 1996 when he was encouraged to take a timekeeping course, starting a journey marked by dedication and service to swimming. Moving from timekeeping to judging and eventually qualifying as a referee in 2009, Alistair’s passion for the sport was evident in his continuous advancement and active participation in club, regional, district, and national events.

Commitment to the Community
In 2013, Alistair assumed the role of East District STO Convenor, where he implemented significant changes and dedicated himself to mentoring and training young volunteers. His leadership was instrumental in making officiating more accessible and supportive for future generations, leaving a lasting impact on the swimming community.

Remembering Alistair Shields
Alistair Shields’ contributions to SASA East District and beyond have profoundly shaped the swimming community. His dedication, leadership, and passion for the sport will be remembered fondly by all who had the privilege of working with him. The SASA East District community extends heartfelt condolences to Alistair’s family and friends during this difficult time. As we reflect on his life and legacy, we honor Alistair as a remarkable individual who gave so much to the sport he loved.

Details regarding Alistair Shields’ funeral and obituary will be shared by his family in due course.

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