Swimming Canada

Swimming Canada Names 5 Coaches to “Select Coaches” Developmental Group

Swimming Canada has named 5 rising coaches to a developmental group hoping to expand the country’s swimming success.

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Swimming Canada Race Simulation Camp Puts Top Juniors Through The Speed Test

“We’re practising racing in season, something that we’re trying to encourage Canadians to do a little bit more diligently and a little bit more consistently through all the training programs,” said National Development Coach Ken McKinnon, who is overseeing the camp.

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Canada Moves High Performance Centre to New Pan Ams Pool

The new Pan Am Games pool is already reeling in tenants on the UT-Scarborough campus. (Artist’s Rendering)

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Brazil Finishes as the Top Nation at the Pan American Sports Festival

Brazil took home the most medals at the inaugural Pan American Sports Festival which concluded yesterday…

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Swimming Canada Q&A with High Performance Director John Atkinson

Swimming Canada High Performance Director John Atkinson recently attended the Canadian Swimming Congress where he had a chance to share his vision with coaches from across the country.


Firby, Snelling and Thierry Become the First Inductees Into the CSCTA Hall of Fame

Tonight marked the creation of the Canadian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association Hall of Fame. The inaugural inductees were announced…

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2014 Canadian Swimming Congress in Calgary This Week

The 2014 Canadian Swimming Congress will bring together hundreds of coaches, officials and swimming leaders for a week-long set of meetings, education and awards in Calgary.

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Swimming Canada Releases 2015 National Time Standards, Includes New Trials Standard Category

Swimming Canada released their 2015 national time standards, and with it they added a category by having separate qualifying times…

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Swimming Canada Announces 2014 FINA SC World Championship Team

John Atkinson: “This is a strong, targeted group that will perform competitively at the international level.” (Featured Image: Hilary Caldwell)


Brent Hayden to Compete for the Title of Canada’s Smartest Person

Olympic bronze medallist Brent Hayden will be one of the participants on the television program Canada’s Smartest Person…

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Ryan Cochrane nets gold for Swimming Canada

800-m freestyle: Cochrane’s time of 7:45.39 was more than 2 seconds ahead of Australian Horton, who out-touched American Connor Jaeger by 0.02 for the silver.

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Swimming Canada: 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, Day 1 Results

Canada won two medals as the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships opened on a chilly Thursday evening in Gold Coast, Australia….

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Commonwealth Games will be the backbone of Canadian teams for 6 years says Atkinson

“This team is having great exposure and opportunity at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs, and will be the backbone of Canadian teams for the next six years,” said John Atkinson, Swimming Canada high performance director.

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876 Compete at 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships

876 swimmers from 144 clubs are competing at the Pan Am Pool. Nine of the 10 provinces as well as the Yukon have entries. There is also an international flavour with swimmers from Ireland, Hong Kong, Bermuda and England.