Jay London (Head Coach)
Coach Jay attended his
first swim meet at the age of 5, and went on to be
nationally-ranked many years later. Jay has held several
Provincial and Masters swim records and he was inducted into the
Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. In 2013, Jay won a silver medal
at the World Masters Games in Italy.
career began in 1985, and he has coached Age Group and
Masters teams since then. Outside the pool, Jay enjoys scuba
diving and skydiving, with his favourite thing being an
He looks forward to
sharing his years of knowledge and experience with the
team and other coaches this year.
Angela Bidinost (Assistant Coach)
Angela Bidinost's love for the water started early, often
finding herself either in it on on it. She began swimming at age 11
with the Dartmouth Crusaders, and has also had a prolific paddling
and Dragon Boating career.
Angela holds numerous New Brunswick swimming records + a silver
medal from the World Masters Games. She has also had success in
canoe/kayak competitions at the national and international levels,
and she has completed numerous triathlons and half-marathons.
Angela holds a BA in Sociology from MSVU, her NCCP Level 2, and is
also a certified Personal Fitness Trainer with Canfit Pro.
Alicia Forbes (NovaTech Coordinator)
A former competitive
swimmer with the Dartmouth Manta Rays, Alicia has been coaching
since 2006. Alicia is a NCCP Level I certified coach and a graduate
of Saint Mary’s University.
When she is not at the
pool, she loves spending time with her dog Axel, an Australian
Shepherd who competes in Rally and Agility events. Alicia and her
husband are also celebrating the arrival of their first baby in
August, which means that she'll be taking a break from full-time
coaching this season. We still look forward to seeing her on our
pool deck for visits and some coaching assistance throughout the