Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc.

Family, Fun and Fitness since 12 November 1968
Victoria's Premier Grass Track


Bruce Reynolds*

Bruce Reynolds OAM was a Life Member and Past Committee Member of the Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc., and a Life Governor of Little Athletics Victoria. He was our longest serving volunteer, having been involved with the Centre since 1975/76.

Bruce's first involvement in Little Athletics was as the Coaching Manager at the Harmsley Little Athletics Cenre in Western Australia, from 1971/75. He and his family moved to Victoria and settled at Waverley. Bruce has been involved at Club, Centre, Region, State and National level, serving on the Victorian Little Athletics Association Board of Management for 6 years. He was the first Waverley volunteer to be awarded Life Governor of VLAA, in 1984/85, and was the only recipient until Steven Lopes was honoured in 2016.

In 2021, Bruce was was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia, for his 50 years of service to Little Athletics. 

Bruce Reynolds passed away peacefully on 21st March 2022, surrounded by his family. He is the third WLAC Life Member to have passed away. 

Honour Board

Qualifications & Courses

Centre Involvement

Outside Centre Involvement

Region Involvement

State Involvement

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WLAC Life Members - 2012/13
Lindsay Thomas, Bruce Reynolds, Barry Cole & Ken Knight

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WLAC Life Members - 2013/14
Gavin Faichney, Barry Cole, Daryl Thiele, Ken Knight, Tony Correll, Bruce Reynolds, Mark Baxter & Tony McMahon

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WLAC Life Members - 2014/15
Tony McMahon, Kathy Cosham, Geoff Gray, Mark Cosham, Mark Baxter, Daryl Thiele & Bruce Reynolds

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WLAC Life Member Bruce Reynolds
50th Anniversary Celebration

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Bruce Reynolds Service Award Badges
LAVic Life Governor, WLAC Life Member & 40 Years Service

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WLAC Life Members - 2018/19
50th Anniversary Celebration
Bruce Reynolds, Lindsay Harrison, Barry Cole, Mark Baxter, Mal Walker, Russell Weber, Ed Chinery, Daryl Thiele, Mark Cosham, Nicole Mardell (Frank Mardell*), Doug Kerr & Dylan Cooper (President)

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WLAC Life Members - 2012/13
Life Members & Past Presidents Luncheon
Bruce Reynolds, John Nielsen, Len Crossley, Mal Walker, Gavin Faichney, Tony Correll, Daryl Thiele, Russell Weber & Ed Chinery

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WLAC Life Members - 2019/20
Annual General Meeting
Stephen Whitehead, Katy Smith (Secretary), Dylan Cooper (President), Bruce Reynolds, Mark Cosham, Kathy Cosham & Merryn Ashcroft