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GSH 2019-2020 Swim Coaches
Coaching Staff

Luis Luebs

Head Coach

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Coach Luis moved to Canada to start as the GSH Head Coach in Sept 2017, he has helped GSH swimmers to qualify for various National competitions (Jr/Senior Nationals, Easter, Trials). He has also worked with the coaching staff to install a "technique first" philosophy and with that give structure and a training system for each of the groups within the club. 

Luis is an ASCA International Level 5 certified coach (highest level inside ASCA) and an NCCP Level 3 Senior certified coach.

Prior coaching with the GSH, Luis coached in Mexico since  2004, he coached all level from pre-comp to International level and had the opportunity to work with Olympic coaches side by side. Luis had one swimmer on the Mexican 2016 Jr. Pan Pacific Team and one swimmer on the Mexican 2017 Jr. World Team. As well as some Mexican National Champions and National Record holders. 

Luis graduated in 2003 for the Universidad Panamericana and has a BS degree in Ingenierring, he also swam for many years, was part of Mexican national team and finished his swimming career in the top 4. 

 

 

Matthew Fallowfield

Assistant Coach

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Matthew has been involved with competitive swimming for the past 21 years; as an athlete and a swimming coach.

This is Matthews second year coaching the Sea Hawks and is excited to coach the GSH Gold and Black progams this year to major success. His attention to detail on technique and skills combined with an IM based swim program ensures all progress to well-rounded swimming athletes.

Starting his swimming career with a small novice team, he then made the jump to a competitive team where he competed in the Ontario Provincial Championships yearly. As well, he swam internationally for the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and then moved back to Canada to finish his swimming career and degree with York University of Toronto.

In terms of coaching experience, he has his NCCP level 1 certified and NCCP Level 2 trained. In his previous years, Matthew has worked with swimmers participating in fundamentals, competitive age group, and senior development programs with both Lakeshore Swim Club  in the Central Region and the South Western Aquatics swim team from the Western Region of Ontario. He has coached athletes at the Regional, Festival, and Ontario Youth-Junior Provincial Levels.

As you can imagine, he has a tremendous passion for the sport and is looking forward to teaching and training The Goulbourn Sea Hawks through another great season full of success!

 

 

Sheri Ohlman

Assistant Coach

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Sheri swam competitively for several years in her hometown of Hamilton Ontario, then began Coaching many years later with the opening of the GRC and Goulbourn Aquatic Club in  2000, where her 2 children were members.  She was part of the GFSC (currently Swim Ottawa) Coaching Team for 9 years then returned to her roots with the Seahawks in 2014.  
 
Sheri is Certified as a Level 1 Coach, Level 2 trained, and currently working to to become Level 2 Certified.  She has worked with a variety of different Levels of swimmers, pre-comp, Bronze, Silver and Gold as well as being the Coach on Record for an International Level Para swimmer.   
 
She loves to Coach, believes everyone swims for different reasons, and encourages each swimmer to set their own goals and strive to be the best they can be in and out of the pool. 
 
 
 

Wai-Ling Li

Assistant Coach

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This year will mark Wai-Ling's fourth year coaching with the Sea Hawks. She is very excited to be working with the Silver swimmers once again, and returning to work with both Bronze groups. 
 
Wai-Ling swam with the Goulbourn Sea Hawks for 5 years, finishing her last year with the Senior group in 2018. She is currently studying business at Carleton University and is a certified lifeguard with the City of Ottawa.
 
She received her NCCP level 1 certification this year and is eager to continue expanding her coaching knowledge. Wai-Ling has worked with a range of swimmers, beginning with the pre-competitive program and assisting with swimmers at the competitive level. 
 
Wai-Ling is very excited to bring her passion for the sport into her coaching. She strives to build upon technique based program and she is looking forward to another amazing season! 
 
 
 

Jenna Small

Assistant Coach

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This is Jenna Smalls second year of being an assistant coach with the Goulbourn Sea Hawks. 

Last year, Jenna had worked with the Bronze group; however, this year she will be spending her coaching efforts helping train the GSH Black group.
 
Jenna a recently completed her NCCP Level one and working toward gaining experience throughout the year.
 
She is excited to attend meets and competitions with the GSH swimmers and watch them progress and improve in the pool! 
 
Her main goal for this season is to make sure Sea Hawk athletes are enjoying themselves; but also improving in their swims year round. 
 
Jenna is very passionate about swimming and hopes to help be a part of the reason these swimmers improve.