Ft Lauderdale, Florida USA - Niko Saito
receives Newman International Award 2012
from Steve Graves WABC President at
ceremonies held at the International Swimming
Hall of Fame May, 2012.
Japanese Teacher & Author Niko Saito
Hunt Newman International Award
St. Petersburg - May
World Aquatic Babies &
Children Network today announced Niko Saito as the recipient of the 2012 award
bearing the name of the group's founder Virginia Hunt Newman. Award was
pesented during ceremonies held at International Swimming Hall of Fame
in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida USA.
Link to more about
Newman Award and Past Recipients
2013 Virginia Hunt Newman International Award
Nominations Due by Jan. 4, 2013
Nominations for the 2013 Virginia Hunt Newman International Award are
being accepted for the award to be presented in early May,
2013 at ceremonies at the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) in
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida USA.
Nominations due by January 4, 2013. For more information contact
Steve Graves SGraves@WABCswim.com
The award was originated in Newmanís honor by John Spannuth, a long time
friend of Virginia's and
CEO of the United States Water Fitness Association.
First awarded in 2004 to those who practiced Newmanís teaching
philosophy of using gentle
methods and progressions in working with babies and young children in
the pool. Past Newman Award recipients have come
from Australia, Norway, Japan, Brazil, England and the United States thus far.