Bob Stothart MA

Year: 1948 - 1952
Occupation: Fellow PENZ Physical Educator

Bob trained as a PE teacher and became a PE Adviser, Teachers College lecturer, University lecturer and Director of the New Zealand Council of Sport and Recreation. He is generally considered an expert on the history and practice of New Zealand Physical Education. He has always served organisations and has been president of Physical Education New Zealand, the Wellington Cancer Society, Ruapehu Ski Patrol, Tongariro Natural History Society and is currently president of the Guillan- Barre Syndrome Support Trust and has life membership of the Historic Places Trust, Physical Education New Zealand and the Tongariro Natural History Society. He has written several books and was awarded the Sir Alexander Gillies Medal for Outstanding Services to the Physical Education Profession