Scott Talbot

Five Storylines To Watch At The 2024 Canadian Olympic Trials – Men’s Edition

Fresh off an incredible NCAA Championship performance, Josh Liendo headlines the men’s field at the Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto.


Swimming Canada Enhancing Scholarship Program To Bring Athletes To High Performance Centres

Brock Niagara’s Madison Kryger has found benefits of splitting her training between HPC – Ontario and her home club in the nw scholarship structure.


The Hits And Misses Of The 2024 Doha World Championships

With the Paris Olympics on the horizon, we break down some of our biggest takeaways from the Doha 2024 World Championships.


Finlay Knox Cracks Canadian Record To Win Upset World Title In 200 IM

Knox roared home in 27.79 to run down Carson Foster and claim gold in the men’s 200 IM, lowering the Canadian Record for a fifth time in 1:56.64.


2023 Swammy Awards: Canadian Coach of the Year – Carl Simonson

Simonson coached the likes of Lorne Wigginton, Laon Kim, Paul Dardis and several other age groupers to standout years in the pool at UCSC.


Once A Hotbed, Canada’s Top Swimmers Have Made A Mass Exodus Out of the Country

Ever since Ben Titley was let go by Swimming Canada in early 2022, the country’s top swimmers have fled elsewhere after previously remaining in-house.


Swimming Canada Announces “Canadian Way” Plan For 2025-28 Quad, Including Later Trials

The annual Canadian Trials meets will run five weeks out from the major international meet of the summer for the upcoming Olympic quad from 2025-2028.


Swimming Canada Names 31 to World Championships Roster, Including Ruck & Oleksiak

Taylor Ruck and Penny Oleksiak were both granted discretionary reprieves for the World Championships after skipping this weeks Canadian Swimming Trials.


Coach Scott Talbot Tackles “Exciting” Challenge As HPC-Vancouver Doubles In Size

Pan Am medalist Danielle Hanus is among the 11 swimmers currently training out of HPC–Vancouver under new coach Scott Talbot.


Swimming Canada Hosts Two-Week HPC Training Camp In Fort Lauderdale

The High Performance Centre training groups from Toronto and Vancouver have come together for a two-week training camp in Fort Lauderdale.


Ash Morris Takes Over Repton School’s Swimming Program

After 13 years of leading the program at Hamilton Aquatics in Dubai, Ash Morris has been announced as the Repton School’s Director of Swimming.

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Scott Talbot Named New Head Coach of Canada’s HPC-Vancouver

Scott Talbot brings an impressive pedigree as both an athlete and a coach to the HPC Vancouver, which has shrunk since long-time coach Tom Johnson retired in 2020.


Swimming Australia Remembers Don Talbot

Talbot, one of the greatest coaches in Australian sporting history, died on Tuesday at the age of 87.


Repton Appoints Two-Time Olympian Scott Talbot As Its Director Of Swimming

Scott has coached swimmers competing at the Beijing, London and Rio Olympic Games and was previously the New Zealand national team coach.

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McEvoy & Seebohm Veterans Among Young Aussie SC Worlds Line-up

Although Kyle Chalmers, Emma McKeon and Lani Pallister are among those opting out of Hangzhou, the 20-strong Aussie line-up for this December’s Short Course World Championships is ripe with talent both new and seasoned.