John Atkinson

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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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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Swimming Canada launches Distance Swim Program To Develop 2020 Olympic Hopefuls

Swimming Canada has launched its Female Endurance/Distance Swimming Program with the objective to develop contenders in the longer distance pool events for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Swimming Canada Seeks applications for 2014-2015 Select Coaches Group program

‘’The talent in our Canadian swimming coaches ranks is critical to our continued success on the international stage and developing our talented Canadian athletes,’’ said Swimming Canada High Performance Director John Atkinson.

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