Ken McKinnon

Canada Names Eight To Youth Olympics, 29 To Junior Pan Pacs

Canada has named their rosters for the 2018 Junior Pan Pacs and Youth Olympic Games.

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Tewksbury To Mentor Top Young Males At Trinidad Camp

A group of 16 male swimmers and four coaches are on their way to the Trinidad National Aquatic Centre for an important development opportunity geared towards building Swimming Canada’s next great men’s team.

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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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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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Diverse group of Canadians will compete in Mare Nostrum tour

With the Pan Am Games drawing near, some of Canada’s brightest young swimmers will get to assess their progress over the next two weekends while competing in the Mare Nostrum Series.

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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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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.

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Canadian Male Junior Relay Initative: The Key To Canadian Relay Success

Swimming Canada has recently established a program to target future success in their international relays by putting together the “Male…

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Canadian Junior Pan Pac and Youth Olympic Games Teams Announced

In addition to selecting its senior teams for the premier international meets of the year, Swimming Canada has selected junior teams for two important development events…

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Canadian Junior Team Preparing For Victorian Championships In Geelong

A 15 member squad made up of some of the most promising 17-18 year old Canadian swimmers are currently in the midst of a training camp as part of the process of preparing for the Victorian Open State Championships….

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Swimming Canada Announces World Junior Team

The Canadian Swimming National Championships concluded on July 20th in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. The competition served as a selection meet for…

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New High Performance Director brings proven approach from U.K.

John Atkinson had many highlights in his 12-year career with British Swimming. Among the memorable perks: sitting with Prince Harry…

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Pierre Lafontaine on Canadian Swimming and Canadian Interuniversity Sport

Pierre Lafontaine was hired as CEO and National Team Head Coach of Swimming Canada in 2005. In his nearly eight…

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