In the last seven years, Alastair Johnson has endeared himself to the Rotorua community. Originally from England but now a New Zealand resident, he moved here seven years ago to take up the role of head coach at Swim Rotorua. His infectious enthusiasm and eye for detail have seen countless young athletes progress from thrash and splash beginners to slick, streamlined international competitors. However, his time at Swim Rotorua is coming to an end. Sports reporter David Beck spoke to him about his time with the club and what's next.
In the Swim Rotorua clubrooms there is a wall completely