John Atkinson

Swimming Canada to utilize TritonWear To Improve Relay Performance

John Atkinson, high performance director, Swimming Canada: “We’re always looking for innovative ways to help our athletes and coaches improve, and this project with TritonWear is definitely a part of that overall plan.”

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Veteran Coach To Bring Experience To Para-Swimming NextGen

Swimming Canada is expanding its Paralympic program staff with the hiring of Michel Berube as the new NextGen & Pathways…

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Ron Jacks Added To Canada’s Worlds Coaching Staff Only After Appeal

Ron Jacks was only added to Canada’s national team coaching staff for the 2017 World Championships after an appeal to an arbitrator, legal documents show.

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Penny Oleksiak Returning To Toronto Swim Club After Two Years At HPC

Penny Oleksiak will return to the Toronto Swim Club after two years at the High Performance Centre – Ontario.

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Taylor Ruck Highlights Inaugural RBC Canadian Junior Championships

Taylor Ruck will be in Toronto for the inaugural RBC Canadian Junior Championships.

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Swimming Canada Names Select Coaches Group

Swimming Canada has announced its largest ever Select Coaches Group, as 12 Canadian coaches will participate in the annual development…

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Canadian Women Feeling Confident Heading Into Budapest

A few members of the Canadian World Championship team spoke to the media on Thursday, and the women sounded very confident heading into Budapest.

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Canada Looks To Expand Medal Potential With Distance Coach Mark Perry

Open water/distance coach Mark Perry’s addition to Swimming Canada is part of John Atkinson’s plan to expand Canada’s medal potential.

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Swimming Canada Launching Initiative To Improve Men’s Team

Swimming Canada has put forth a strategy to improve the men’s team after the recent success of the women.

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Olympic and College Swimming Star Brittany MacLean Retires

Canada’s top female distance swimmer is calling it a career. Brittany MacLean spanned two generations of Canadian swimming and earned…

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Swimming Canada Issues 2020 Olympic Cycle “World Class On Track Times”

Coming on the heels of their monstrous performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Swimming Canada has released their “On Track Times” to identify up-and-coming talent for 2020.

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Canadian Women Poised to End Twenty Year Olympic Medal Drought

Brittany MacLean leads a group that can change it all

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Swimming Canada Sets Up Training Base In Japan

Swimming Canada announced today that they would be establishing a training base in the Wakayama Prefecture in Japan.

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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.

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