Coaches & Directors

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, safety, or policy issues, please use the "Contact Us" function on the website or contact one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Steve Carson

Head Coach


The 2017-2018 season will be Steve's second season as head coach of the Inconnu Swim Club. Steve will be coaching the National group along with the Junior A group again this year. He will also be taking on the Swim4Fit and Swim4Life program in the second half of the year. He is currently a certified level 2 coach and will be pursuing his level 3 very shortly.

Growing up Steve swam competitively for 9 years. First beginning with the Richmond Aquanauts and then later on the Richmond Racers. He swam at the National level and was a consolation finalist at Senior Nationals in the 200 Fly and 400 IM.

Steve left the sport for 22 years and became a carpenter in the meantime. His passion for the sport was quickly reignited with having his two sons involved competitively in the sport. He has since hung up his tool belt to spend all of his time helping the young swimmers of Fort St John reach their potential.

Steve Sadownik

Lead Assistant Coach - Senior Group


Danna Batara

Intermediate Group Coach


I am very excited to coach with the Inconnu family again this year - this is my second year with the Club.  I'm originally from the Lower Mainland, where I swam with both a summer and winter club in Richmond. I got into coaching with my summer club as a teenager, because all my friends were doing it and it seemed like a great way to spend a summer. It became a huge passion of mine, and I've been coaching for the past 8 years mostly in the summer system, but also a bit of coaching in winter club and with Special Olympics. I'm level 1 trained and have coached young swimmers starting out in the sport to high school swimmers looking to make provincials. I'm so happy for the opportunity to get back to the pool and work with swimmers - I look forward to meeting everyone and cheering our team on! See you on deck.

Isaiah Morgan

Coach - Junior B


My names Isaiah Morgan. This will be my second season coaching for the Inconnu swim club. I have also coached for the FSJ Stingrays for the past 3 seasons. I recently graduated from high-school and also finished up my 10th year of swimming for the club. I have developed a huge passion for swimming over the years! I am very excited for this year and I look forward to seeing everyone at the pool!

Brittany Welsh

Coach - Novice


Jaime Jodoin

Coach - Novice


I am Jaime Jodoin. This is my first year coaching with Inconnu Swim Club. I was a swim mentor last year and a Junior assistant coach for the Fort St John Stingrays for 2 seasons. I have been swimming for 10 years and fell in love with it at a young age. I am in grade 11 and attend North Peace Secondary School. I am very excited to start this year and hope to teach the kids the same love for swimming that I have. 

Tate Haugan

Coach - Swim 4 Life


Tate is a National level swimmer in Inconnu and has been swimming with the Club for 9 years.  He is also an experienced triathlete who recently finished 4th in the full distance Canmore Xterra Offroad Triathlon last summer and 9th in his age group at the Xterra World Triathlon Championships in Hawaii in November.  This is Tate's first year coaching with Inconnu.

Board of Directors

Annette Lang



Shelagh Petersen



Katrin Saxty



Jen Louie



Kimberly Shaw

Past President


Nelson Scoullar