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We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues,  or policy issues, please contact our office either by email or by phone LOSC 604-532-5257 or AOSC 604-825-1856.

Coaching Staff

Brian Metcalfe

CEO/Head Coach

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Brian has been a full time coaching for 33 years in BC from summer club coaching to year round coaching. He has been instrumental in providing and a high calibre club environment centered on personal excellence wherever he has coached.  Over the past 15 years LOSC has had tremendous success with achieving high performance results for individuals and the club.  LOSC is one of the few clubs to place in top 5 clubs at Sr. Nationals that is not a Center or Academy.   

Brian started coaching with the Hyack Swim Club in 1983-84 and the Surrey Summer Club in for three summers 1982-1984.  After starting his coaching as an Assistant Coach with Hyack Swim Club he then moved to Victoria to coach at the Victoria Amateur Swim Club as Assistant Head Coach from 1984-1988.  From there he went on to be Head Coach of Pacific Sea Wolves Swim Club (PSW) from 1988-2001.  In 2001 Brian became the Director of Swimming and Head Coach for both Langley Olympians & Abbotsford Olympians Swim Clubs. 

Over the course of his career he has received numerous BC Coach of the year awards for his accomplishments.  Brian has won two golden boot awards that what determined by his coaching peers for us successes. Brian is a level 4 certified coach.

Over the course of Brian’s career he has coached many top swimmers in BC and Canada. 

  • Olympic Team Members - Jake Tapp (2008)
  • Senior National Champions - Phillip Weiss, Katrina Walters, Jake Tapp and Chelsey Salli
  • National Age Group Record(s) - Chelsey Salli
  • Provincial Record (s) - Phillip Weiss, Jake Tapp, Melanie Dodds and Chelsey Salli, Bailey Herbert
  • Past Senior National Team Members - Jake Tapp, Chelsey Salli, Kayla Rawlings, Melanie Dodds, Phillip Weiss and Katrina Walters
  • Past Junior National Team Members - Jake Tapp, Chesley Salli, Kayla Rawlings, Melanie Dodds, Katie Kotlowski, Rachelle Salli, Spencer Landsiedel, Willem Hergeshiemer and Katrina Walters

Brian has many BC record holders not limited to those mentioned above as well as National Record holders.

 

Zachary Haw

Assistant Head Coach WG Pool & Head MRC

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Zach has been a swim coach in Canada for the past 3 years, His experiences include being Assistant Head Coach at the North Vancouver Cruisers Summer Swim Club for the 2017 season and Lead Coach at the Vancouver Pacific Swim Club from 2014-2017. He has worked with some mentor coaches from Canada and the Philippines in gaining knowledge and discussing how to best teach and coach swimming. He has been successful in increasing swimmer participation in club activities and is known by former swimmers and parents as someone fostering an inclusive and fun training environment while still being able to meet individual performance, psychological, physiological, and social needs. His coaching philosophy stresses heavily on hard work and effort, focusing primarily on condicting oneself in the most disciplined fashion in pursuit of excellence. He is currently NCCP 2 trained and hopes to work towards gaining more experience coaching and making a positive impact to his swimmers.

On a more personal side, Zach was a former varsity swimmer during his high school days. He recently graduated from the University of British Columbia, double majoring in psychology and political science.


 

Martha Metcalfe

Assistant Coach - WG & WCB Pools

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This is Martha’s second year coaching with the Langley Olympians.

Martha swam with the Olympians for 13 years reaching the National level before joining the SFU Varsity Swim Team.  She swam with SFU for two years before retiring to focus on school and coaching.  Over the years Martha has helped coach the Olympians stroke camps as well as coaching summer swimming in Coquitlam for two years.  She is a certified NCCP level 1 coach with an extensive swimming background and is excited for the upcoming season!

Meghan Hum

Assistant Coach - Walnut Grove Pool

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This will be Meghan’s fourth year coaching with the Langley Olympians.  Her swim career began with the Langley Flippers in 2006 where she competed at swim meets all across the lower mainland, broke several club records, and medalled at both the regional and provincial level.  In addition to her swimming experience, Meghan also competed for five years as an elite water polo player with Fraser Valley Water Polo, trained for a year with varsity level coaches as part of the Simon Fraser Aquatics Program, and volunteered with various aquatic programs and organizations including: Red Cross swim lessons, BC Special Olympics, and Vancouver Canucks Autism Network.  Having competed for nine years as a swimmer, Meghan decided to retire so that she may focus on coaching others in the sport she loved so much growing up. She is currently WSI and NCCP level 1 trained and also intends to obtain a BCRPA certification in personal training.  At this time, she is enjoying teaching classes in recreation, fitness, and aquatics for the Township of Langley and hopes to continue working with the community in the future. 

Mackenzie Dong

Assistant Coach - Walnut Grove Pool

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The 2017-2018 season will be Mackenzie’s second year coaching with the Langley Olympians. Mackenzie competed with the Langley Olympians for 8 years reaching the national level before deciding to become a volunteer coach in 2015. Mackenzie is currently WSI certified and is working towards gaining her NCCP 101 certification. Outside of swimming Mackenzie is co-president of Walnut Grove Secondary’s Green Team and she enjoys reading, running, and photography. Mackenzie is going into grade 12 in the fall and she looks forward to having an exciting year!

Nevena Solar

Assistant Coach - Walnut Grove Pool

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Nevena has swam with LOSC for 7 years and this will be Nevena's first year coaching.
She started swimming at the age of 7 and competed throughout British Columbia.
After she ended her swim career at the age of 14, she volunteer coached for almost 2 years.
Nevena is also a certified Water Safety Instructor, and she has completed several other lifeguard courses. She is excited to learn new skills as a coach and to help develop young swimmers.

Nadia Klaue

Assistant Coach - WG pool

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This will be Nadia’s first year as a swim coach for the Olympian Swim Team. She has been a coach for the Campbell River Killer Whales for the past four years. She is very excited to join a new team and start coaching a new group.  Her swim career started in 2012 when she joined the Williams Lake Blue Fins, then transferred to the Campbell River Killer Whales, where she has been for the past four years. She loved competing and the atmosphere and cannot wait to continue in it. During those four years, she acquired her NLS training and began lifeguarding for her local swim team.  Nadia cannot wait to start a new adventure and gain new skills coaching. She is very excited to work with the kids and help develop their love of the sport.

Kayla Rawlings

Masters Coach WG Pool

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Kayla Rawlings swam competitively for over ten years. Kayla swam with the Langley Olympians Swim Club starting in 2003, then after graduating high school received a swimming scholarship for Oregon State University in Corvallis OR.  

She finished school in March 2010, receiving a degree in Health and Human Sciences and majoring in Exercise & Sport Science. Kayla has returned home to BC and is a teacher within the Surrey School District.  Kayla is excited to we working with our Masters swimmers!