Mackenzie Salmon – Head Coach
Mackenzie Salmon was originally born and raised in London, Ontario. He is a fully certified NCCP Level 3/Senior swim coach, water polo coach, and certified personal trainer, who has a background as an international ranked athlete within Lifesaving Sport representing Canada on the international stage. Additionally, he was a high-level athlete in many sports and has been involved with competitive swimming over the past 20+ years as a swimmer and as a coach since 2007.
Throughout Mackenzie's journey, both within sport and out of it, he has had the opportunity to interact with many wonderful coaches, role models, mentors, and high-level professionals. These relationships have helped to further develop him into the person and coach he is today. Furthermore, they have enhanced his drive to improve in all areas of life and become the best coach and individual that he can be.
Why Mackenzie Became A Coach:
- I decided to become a coach because I realized the positive influence I could have on the lives of others within this sports that I love.
Mackenzie’s Coaching Achievements:
- I am most proud of the long-lasting positive impact I am able to have on all the athletes I have coached. In particular seeing them leave with the skills, memories, and tools to improve their lives along with the lives of others both within and beyond sport.
- Coaching athletes, both able-bodied and disabled, from the local level all the way to the international stage.
- Helping athletes in breaking many club, provincial, and national records in both swimming and lifesaving sport.
Mackenzie’s Athletic Achievements:
- Member of the Canadian National Team for Lifesaving Sport
- Nationally ranked competitive swimmer throughout age group and senior career
- Medalist at every level of sport from the local level to the international stage
- Awarded two letters of recognition from the House of Commons of Canada after representing Canada at the 2014 World Championships for Lifesaving Sport in France and winning the 2015 Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championship Mackenzie’s
Mackenzie's Important Components to Being Successful:
- Family & Friends
- Health & Finding Balance
- Learning & Growing Everyday
- Not Being Afraid to Fail
Cindy Salmon - Assistant Coach
Cindy has been coaching since the late 1970's in the London and South Western Ontario area and she has been involved in Aquatics throughout her entire life as a competitive swimmer, lifeguard & instructor, aquatic coordinator, swimming & waterpolo coach, parent (of four competitive swimmers) and official.
Cindy is a certified NCCP level two coach with many, many years of coaching experience with children through to adults. She plans to share her enthusiasm and love of the sport with all Middlesex members.
Bailey Salmon Moskal - Assistant Coach
Bailey swam competitively with the London Aquatic Club for 7 years (2000-2007) and then moved on to Masters Swimming with the London Silver Dolphins for several years (2007-2011 & 2016).
Coaching Career: Bailey started her coaching career through volunteering with LAC in 2004 and became a part time coach in 2006 until 2011. Since then, she has coached with the Valley East Waves in City of Greater Sudbury, Ontario (2011-2013) as well as the Chatham Y Pool Sharks in 2013-2014 season as a volunteer and later became the Head Coach from 2014-2016. Along with coaching competitively, Bailey also has been involved with teaching swim lessons with Excel Swim School in London and the City of Greater Sudbury.
Bailey is a trained NCCP Level 2 Swim Coach and has worked with a wide range of age and levels of swimmers (beginners all the way to Senior National Level athletes).
She lives with her husband and three kids in Chatham and looks forward to helping out at Middlesex Swimming to fill in as needed.