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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.

Coaching Staff

Penny Bosma

Head Coach

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Coach Penny Bosma has been the head coach of the St. Thomas Jumbo Jets since 1997. Prior to that Penny coached and assisted as a coach for the St. Catharines Swim Club and Brock University as well as the Huron Hurricanes. Penny has a degree in Psychology and Education from Brock University. She had swimmers go to regionals, provincials, nationals and in 2016 to the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.   

Aurora Alcocer

Assistant Coach

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As a competitive swimmer herself, Aurora shares the passion of swimming with all the athletes she coaches. In her swimming career she has proudly been a part of Mexico's National Swim team and Waterloo national team, UANL University Swim Team and some Master Teams within Canada and USA. 
Aurora studied Architecture at UANL University in Mexico and has a Diploma as an Interior Designer in Canada. 
She started as a swimmer instructor in 2006 teaching many to swim, then Aurora had the opportunity to be an assistant coach for the CAM Swim Club in Mexico. In 2010 she volunteered as an assistant coach for the Mighty Tritons Aquatic Club in Milton and also as a swim instructor at the YMCA in St. Thomas.
We are happy to have Aurora as assistant coach for the Jumbo Jets since 2017.

Sine Frederick

Assistant Coach

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Sine was a member of the Jumbo Jets both as a swimmer and then a coach from 2004-2013 before going to Windsor for 4 years completing her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and disability studies. Since 2018 she is back with the team and looking forward to coaching the junior swimmers. 

 

Anna Begemann

Assistant Coach

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Anna joined the coaching staff of the Jumbo Jets in 2017.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education and a Bachelor of Education.  She has been teaching for 20 years.  She is thrilled to be a part of the mighty Jumbo Jets.  

Board of Directors

Anna Begemann

President/Registrar

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Robin Jackson

Treasurer

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Kurtis Rinas

Fundraising Chair

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Megan Bartlett

Equipment manager

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Emma Tucker

Officials Chair

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Jonathan Klein

Secretary

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Mary Meadows

Events Coordinator

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