Byron MacDonald

Toronto Sweeps Calgary In Rare Cross-Country Dual; First-Year Nina Mollin Triples

Toronto first-year Nina Mollin rolled to three wins as the Varsity Blues swept U SPORTS rival Calgary on Saturday in the Ontario capital.


Toronto Sweeps UNLV & Denver As Byron MacDonald Picks Up 500th Career Win

The Varsity Blues earned dominant victories over UNLV and Denver in Las Vegas as head coach Byron MacDonald achieved a historic milestone.


Byron MacDonald Inducted Into Canadian Swim Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Entering his 45th season at the helm of the U of T swim team, MacDonald has had an illustrious career, being named a 17-time U SPORTS coach of the year.


Canadian Olympic Trials Finalist Ben Loewen Commits To University of Toronto

Loewen, who is coming off a breakout performance at the Ontario Junior International meet, will join his hometown Varsity Blues for the 2022-23 season.

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MVP Louise Hansson, Head Coach Byron MacDonald Break Down Toronto’s 1st Victory

Louise Hansson doubled-down on her great underwater skills in the skins final to rocket past Ranomi Kromowidjojo and seal the deal for Toronto in the skins


Byron MacDonald To Be Joined By Rob Snoek On CBC Olympic Swimming Broadcasts

MacDonald, the longtime voice of Canadian swimming, will be joined by his Olympic Trials partner Rob Snoek in the booth in Tokyo.


Univ. of Toronto’s Linda Kiefer is Added to Canada’s Olympic Coaching Staff

University of Toronto assistant head coach Linda Kiefer is the lone female coach on a staff of 8 who will lead Canada’s swimmers to Tokyo.


Cascade’s Liam Weaver Signs Letter of Intent With Toronto Varsity Blues

Weaver’s long course best time of 23.94 in the 50 freestyle ranked him third in Canada among 15-16s in 2019-20.


Rob Kent Hands Reins To Son Dylan As Interim Titans GM After Cancer Diagnosis

Kent’s prognosis is good, and he will have surgery in November. His son Dylan will serve as the interim GM in Budapest.


ISL Stagione 2: Nominati 33 Allenatori Per Le 10 Squadre Partecipanti

ISL Stagione 2: scopriamo chi sono i capi allenatore e gli assistenti allenatori delle 10 squadre che parteciperanno alla seconda stagione

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ISL Teams Name 33 to Coaching Staffs for 2020 Season in Budapest

Matteo Giunta returns as the head coach of Aqua Centurions for the 2nd season of the ISL, set to get underway on October 16th in Budapest, Hungary. (Abo


Gabe Mastromatteo and Brendan Oswald Awarded Swim Ontario Scholarships

University of Toronto bound Gabe Mastromatteo and Brendan Oswald have been awarded Swim Ontario’s Post-Secondary Performance Scholarships

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World Juniors Medalist Gabe Mastromatteo Commits To University of Toronto

Canadian junior standout Gabe Mastromatteo has committed to swim at the University of Toronto beginning in the fall of 2020.


Kylie Masse Becomes First Woman To Repeat In 100 Back Since 1975

Kylie Masse became the first woman to defend her World title since the event’s inaugural winner Ulrike Richter of East Germany did so in 1973 and 1975.


Toronto Varsity Blues Sign Three Top Men for 2019-20

The University of Toronto swimming program is pleased to announce that Tyler Wall, Nicholas Bulban and Bernard Godolphin have all signed letters of intent and committed to swim for the Varsity Blues beginning in the 2019-20 season.

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