Coming from a well
respected coaching family, I have been coaching in some capacity
for the past 18 years. My love for the sport developed while
watching my sister swim. I gained interest and knowledge watching
the technical aspects of the strokes and was fascinated by the long
term development and planning that goes into coaching a season.
Having coached both in Canada and Belgium I am a strong believer in
personal bests. I believe every swimmer is different, and that they
should strive to be the best that they can personally be in every
practice. I enjoy coaching swimmers of all ages, but particularly
enjoy the difficult teenage period. What can I say? I love a
This year marks my third season with Okotoks, and I am excited to take on this new role as Head Coach. Let’s swim fast and have fun!