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- Bachelor Degree in Psychology from University of Windsor
- Graduate Teaching Degree from New Zealand
- St. Thomas of Villanova High School Swim Team Coach for 5 years
- Finalist at Canadian Junior National Championships in 1999
- Qualified for the New Zealand Open championships in the 50 butterfly 2006
- Ontario Masters Provincial Champion 2009
- Swimming coordinator of the 47th International Children Games, Windsor 2013
- 12th year of coaching
- Level 2 technical certification
- Elementary school teacher at GECDSB
SEAL and Swim 4 Success Coach
Joel is currently a 4th year Chemistry student at the University of Windsor. He started swimming competitively at the age of 8 and swam with WAC for 3 seasons before starting university. Joel’s favorite stroke is backstroke and he qualified for both Eastern and Western Canadian Championships during his time with WAC. He was also a student coach for his Sandwich Secondary School swim team and qualified for OFSAA for all four years. Joel is a Swimming Canada Certified Level I Coach and also has his NLS certification. This is Joel's third year as a WAC coach.
Age Group Development Coach
Olivia has been part of the WAC family since she was 10 years old. As a competitive swimmer her favourite event was 100m breast stroke. Throughout high school, she swam for St. Thomas of Villanova and competed at OFSAA. She obtained a degree in Disability Studies and Education from the University of Windsor. She is currently working on completing a Masters degree in Education. For the past 10 years, she has gained much experience as a lifeguard, swim instructor, first aid instructor and swim coach. Olivia is looking forward to coaching Age Group Development this season and being a member of this team!
Competitive Group Coach
Jodi has been the head coach of the Riverside Secondary School swim team for the last eight years and is a former WAC coach & swimmer. Her teams at Riverside have won the WECSSAA championships all 8 years she has coached and placed 2nd at OFSAA in four of those 8 years.
Jodi has had the opportunity to coach two current USA National Team members (Ali & Gabby Deloof) while coaching the girls swim team at Grosse Pointe South High School.
Jodi was a varsity swimmer and school record holder at Wayne State University where she also earned academic awards at the school.