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.

2022-2023 Coaching Roster

Mallory, Swim Academy Head Coach

Hometown: Halifax, NS

Education/Certifications:
Lifesaving Society Swim For Life Instructor
Lifesaving Society Instructor
Human Services Diploma, NSCC
Occupational/Physiotherapy Assistant Diploma, Eastern College

Mallory’s passion is introducing new swimmers to this amazing sport.

Favourite Post-Workout Snack: Chocolate milk

Fitness Super Power: The ability to breathe underwater

“Persistence is far more important than perfection.” – Unknown

Victoria, Swim Team Masters & Gold Lead Coach 

Hometown: New Westminster, BC

Education/Certifications:
NCCP Swimming Level 2
Swimming 201 trained
NL/SFA certified
Swim Instructor certified
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Dalhousie University (2020)
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Dalhousie University (2022)

Victoria broke the Swim Nova Scotia Masters Provincial records in the LC 200 BR and LC 400 FR in 2016 while swimming for the Dalhousie Masters team.

Victoria is motivated by the desire to make my swimmers the best they can be both in and out of the pool! Victoria also coaches the CGC Swim Academy Masters Team.

Favourite Post-Workout Snack: Apples and cream cheese

Fitness Super Power: The ability to train without getting sore muscles!

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin

Cora, Introduction to Competitive Swimming & Swim Team Bronze Lead Coach

Hometown: Fletcher’s Lake, NS

Education/Certifications:
Lifesaving Society Swim For Life Instructor (3 years)
Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (2 years)
Lifesaving Society Instructor (1 year)
Bachelor of Science, Integrated Science Program (1st Year)

Cora currently holds 6 CGCSA records and 7 total Summer Swimming Provincial medals (5 silver, 2 bronze). Her experience includes: 6 years competitive swimming; 2 years Water Polo and 4 years Lifesaving Sport.

Cora’s passion is to help others find the joys and passion for swimming that she’s always had.

Favourite Post-Workout Snack: Peanut butter…anything with peanut butter

Fitness Super Power: To breath underwater… ultimate dolphin kick sets

“Just Keep Swimming.” – Dory, Finding Nemo, 2003


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