Club News July 22nd 2019

“If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.”



Upcoming Meets and Events:

Canadian Junior Championships:  July 24-29th Calgary

Good luck to swimmers Ashley McMillanJustin Fotherby and Liam Wallich who will be representing KISU at CJC’s this weekend in Calgary. Go KISU GO!

Canadian Swimming Championships:  Aug 8-11th Winnipeg

FINA World Junior Swimming Championships:  Aug 20-25th Budapest Hungary


2018/19 Season Registration:

Next season registration opens online AUGUST 1st.

We will not be running the two-week trial program this fall. Please spread the word with your interested friends and family members.  New mini squad members are encouraged to complete online registration early to secure their preferred time slot. For any questions regarding registration please email Amy at


Club Employment Opportunities:

Mini Squad Coordinator:

KISU Swim Club is seeking a coordinator for our Mini Squad programfor the 2019-20 season.  

Key Responsibilities include– 

  • Supervision, development and evaluation of Mini Squad coaches.  
  • Parent communication and education. Approximately three parent meetings a season.
  • Attend local jamboree swim meets.  Approximately 1/month.
  • Assist with day-to-day running of the club, including meet entries and long-term planning.
  • The coach will report to the Head Coach with regular meetings.
  • Approximately 4-10hr/wk.  It does vary at different times in the season.

View the full posting  HERE


Assistant Coach: 

KISU Swim Club is seeking an assistant coach for our Junior, Super Junior and Intermediate programsfor the 2019-20 season.

Key Responsibilities include– 

  • coaching regular weekly program with afternoon sessions adding up to approximately 12hr/wk on deck.  
  • attend swim meets – regional, provincial and possibly national/international.  Approximately 1/month.
  • Assist with day-to-day running of the club and long-term planning.
  • The coach will report to the Head Coach with regular meetings.

View the full posting  HERE


Volunteer Opportunities:

We are looking for volunteers to fill the key positions below for the upcoming season:

Travel Manager:Takes care of Coach accommodation bookings as well as team travel arrangement for the season.

Sponsorship and Fundraising: Contacts existing sponsors to secure donations for the following season. (this is in the works for next season). Actively recruits new sponsors throughout the season. 

Graphic Designer for Championship Shirts:Creates the design for the championship shirts incorporating logo and qualifying swimmer names. 

KISU PR Representative: Do you have knowledge or an interest to make connections with our local media?  If so, we need you for KISU PR. Position includes sending results from local swim meets, provincial and national meets KISU swimmers attend as well as other news worthy events including awards won by the team and individual members. We will provide you with the basic information and photos, you just need to package it and connect with the local media. 

If you are interested in taking on any of the above positions please contact Lisa at


KISU needs a new TV:

KISU is in need of a new TV for talk time video etc.  Flat screen preferred.  Please contact Coach Tina if you have one to donate.


Next Season Swimmer Groups:

Preview the current swimmer group list for next season HERE


Private Swim Lessons:

Are you or someone you know looking for private swim lessons?  KISU swimmer Jaren Lefranc offering privates over the summer.  Please contact Jaren if you are interested



Do you need some new KISU gear?  Contact our equipment manager Simone Peters at to order swimsuits, caps, goggles and flip flops!  Looking for other items, visit the Team Aquatic Website at and enter the discount code ‘KIS395’ at checkout to receive the team discount. Or present a copy of the shark card at retail stores.



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Do you have a question- Contact us!

Head Coach: Tina Hoeben,, 250-486-4286

Administrator: Amy Wall,, 250-490-7452

Head Mini Squad Coach: Hilary Harling, , 250-488-6292