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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, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members (contact info can be found under "Parent Info" page of the website).

 

Coaching Staff

Meghan Whittaker

Head Coach

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Meghan Whittaker has been involved with competitive swimming for nearly 20 years. She began her swimming career in Saskatoon where she swam for both the Goldfins and then the Lasers. Meghan attended Minnesota State University in Mankato where she swam for the MSU Mavericks for 4 years and was Co- Captain her Senior year. She was a 4 year letter winner as well as Academic All-American all 4 years. While in Minnesota, Meghan was a coach with the Mavericks learn to swim program as well as one of the coaches of a swim camp for high school athletes delivered by the Mavericks swim team.

Upon graduating from MSU, she returned home and spent 2 seasons as the Assistant Head Coach with the Saskatoon Lasers before making the move to Regina and the Regina Optimist Dolphins. Over the course of her 2 years with the RODS, Meghan was part of a staff that coached the team to the most successful season they had achieved in over a decade- highlighted by the RODS winning the title of Manitoba/Saskatchewan Provincial Champions in March 2013.

Over the course of her coaching career, Meghan has coached multiple Age Group National medalists, Western & Eastern National Qualifiers, Provincial medalists and multiple swimmers to Saskatchewan Provincial Records.

Meghan is excited to be entering her 4th season with MMST!

Executive Director

James Brough

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James Brough joined the Marlins in the fall of 2006 as Head Coach. Coming to us from his native Australia, James’ unique style of coaching accommodates each swimmers individual goals and experience.

He was Head Coach of the Queensland ‘Open Water’ team in 2005 and was selected as a coach for the Australian National team at the 2004 World Open Water Championships. In addition to his experience as a distance coach, Jamie has coached sprinters to national and provincial championship finals. Jamie has also been involved in international development camps for FINA (swimming’s international governing body) and delivered lectures on swimming to swimmers and coaches in both Asia and Canada.

During his time with the Marlins James has helped Team members achieve more than 70 Club Records and an ever increasing number achieve Provincial Standards. The Marlins have continued to perform at a Provincial and National level with numerous medals coming from each Championship.

Richard Tse

Assistant Head Coach

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Sandra Rousseau

Assistant Coach

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Maurizio Cavagna

Assistant Coach

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