Canada Games Centre Swim Academy Coaching Roster
The coaches of the CGC Swim Academy are committed to providing a safe atmosphere to build character and integrity through the development of fundamental movements skills in a welcoming team environment. Each of our coaches is passionate about coaching, water sports, and the health and enjoyment of all our Swim Academy athletes.
|Head Coach||Lauren Ching|
|Swim Coach||Victoria Chandler|
|Swim Coach||Haley Fitzgerald|
|Swim Coach||Carmen Fitzpatrick|
|Swim Coach||Josh Jenkins|
|Swim Coach||Sara Jennex|
|Swim Coach||Hannah MacLean|
|Swim Coach||Connor Mead|
|Swim Coach||Madeline Whitehouse|
|Lifesaving Sport & Swim Coach||Olivier Blais|
|Lifesaving Sport & Swim Coach||Levi Brown|
|Lifesaving Sport & Swim Coach||Wendy Sanajko|
|Water Polo Coach||Natasha Rickards|
|Water Polo Coach||Mark Pannell|
|Water Polo & Swim Coach||Gabi BartonLara Kesteloo|
|Water Polo Coach||Gwen Griffiths|
|Water Polo Coach||Natalie Inamura|
|Water Polo Coach||Lara Kesteloo|
|Water Polo Coach||Maria MacLean-Guy|
Head Coach – Lauren Ching
Lauren Ching joins the CGC Swim Academy with over 10 years of coaching experience in swimming, diving, water polo, and gymnastics. She has taught all ages, levels, and abilities in swimming; most recently coaching with the Halifax Trojans Aquatic Club and previously in New Zealand. As an athlete, Lauren competed in diving, water polo and lifesaving sport, as well as swimming competitively both in the pool and in Open Water events. She holds a Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology degree from the University of Canterbury.
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