Swimmer of the Month

Swimmer of

the Month

 

Each month our coaches will name SOTM for groups from SEAL to Senior.  Several criteria go into selecting the recipients of this award, including practice attendance, work ethic, overall improvement, attitude and leadership.

 

March 2017

  • Group: SEAL
  • Name: Paige Briscoe
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 100 IM
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Piano
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Kelsea Ballerini
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: Beauty and the Beast
  • Favorite Restaurant: Kelsey's

  • Group: Competitive
  • Name: Avelie Bissonnette
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 100 IM
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Dance
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Penny Oleksiak
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: My Neighbour Totoro
  • Favorite Restaurant: Mamo Burger

  • Group: Age Group
  • Name: Julia Lane
  • Favorite Stroke: Backstroke
  • Favorite Event: Medley Relay
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Dance
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Beluga Whale
  • Favorite Movie: The Jungle Book
  • Favorite Restaurant: Spagos

  • Group: Provincial
  • Name: Ethan Barta
  • Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
  • Favorite Event: 50 Butterfly
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Playing Baseball
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Electric Eel
  • Favorite Movie: Lego Batman
  • Favorite Restaurant: Bubi's

  • Group: Senior Development 
  • Name: Matthew Kwong
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Basketball
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Jimmy Butler
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Shark
  • Favorite Movie: Fast and Furious 7
  • Favorite Restaurant: The Keg

  • Group: Senior
  • Name: Brendan Oswald
  • Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
  • Favorite Event: 200 Butterfly
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Baseball
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Clayton Kershaw
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Shark
  • Favorite Movie: Rocky
  • Favorite Restaurant: Five Guys

 

February 2017

  • Group: SEAL
  • Name: Rafe Gibson
  • Favorite stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite event: 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite activity outside of swimming: Hockey and climbing trees
  • Favorite person I would like to meet: Chewbacca
  • Favorite ocean animal: Sea Turtle
  • Favorite movie: JAWS and Ace Ventura Pet Detective
  • Favorite restaurant: Armando's

  • Group: Competitive
  • Name: Kaden Cutting
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 100 Breaststroke
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Soccer
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Killer Whale
  • Favorite Movie: 5th Wave
  • Favorite Restaurant: KFC

  • Group: Age Group
  • Name: Jennifer Noble
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 100 Breaststroke
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Sleeping
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Any member of 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Stingray
  • Favorite Movie: The Maze Runner
  • Favorite Restaurant: Penalty Box

  • Group: Provincial
  • Name: Bryce Baker
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Mind numbing computer games
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Narwhal
  • Favorite Movie: Doctor Strange
  • Favorite Restaurant: Too many options, like them all

  • Group: Senior Development 
  • Name: Jillian Aiton
  • Favorite Stroke: Backstroke and Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Backstroke and 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Traveling!
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Gigi Hadid
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: None
  • Favorite Restaurant: Fourteen Restaurant and Sky Lounge

  • Group: Senior
  • Name: Quinn DeGraff
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Running
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: John Wick 2
  • Favorite Restaurant: Mamo Burger

 

January 2017

  • Group: SEAL
  • Name: Mia Dojcinovski
  • Favorite stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite event: Relays
  • Favorite activity outside of swimming: Gymnastics
  • Favorite person I would like to meet: Simone Biles
  • Favorite ocean animal: Otter
  • Favorite movie: Back to the Future
  • Favorite restaurant: Lone Star Texas Grill

  • Group: Competitive
  • Name: Jacobus Kempe
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Soccer
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Great White Shark
  • Favorite Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Favorite Restaurant: Spago 

  • Group: Age Group
  • Name: Mia Stafferton
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 200 Breaststroke
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Soccer
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Penny Oleksiak
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Seahorse
  • Favorite Movie: None 
  • Favorite Restaurant: Boston Pizza

  • Group: Provincial
  • Name: Sophie Gatrall
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 100 Freesyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Vollyball
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Missy Franklin
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: I Am Legend
  • Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden

  • Group: Senior Development 
  • Name: Victoria Mallet
  • Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
  • Favorite Event: 50 Butterfly
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Eating
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Conor Dwyer
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Sea Turtle
  • Favorite Movie: Accepted
  • Favorite Restaurant: Mandarin

  • Group: Senior
  • Name: Mackenzie Burnett
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Memeing
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Justin Bieber
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Loggerhead Turtle
  • Favorite Movie: Shrek 2 (greatest movie of all time)
  • Favorite Restaurant: Mamo Burger

 

December 2016

  • Group: SEAL
  • Name: Liam Reeves
  • Favorite stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite event: 50 breast
  • Favorite activity outside of swimming: playing with friends
  • Favorite person I would like to meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite ocean animal: sea dragon
  • Favorite movie: Captain America - Civil War
  • Favorite restaurant: Hikari

  • Group: Competitive
  • Name: Emilija Mesic
  • Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
  • Favorite Event: 100 IM
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Track and Field
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Chad LeClos or Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Sting Ray
  • Favorite Movie: Titanic
  • Favorite Restaurant: Bubi's

  • Group: Age Group
  • Name: Colin Wagner
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 200 Backstroke
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Juggling
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Sword Fish
  • Favorite Movie: Captain America - Civil War
  • Favorite Restaurant: Bullseye Pizza

  • Group: Provincial
  • Name: Sarah Foreman
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 100 Breaststroke
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Raising/Creating habitats for Monarch butterflies
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Emma Watson
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Manatee
  • Favorite Movie: Heartland (TV series)
  • Favorite Restaurant: Smoke and Spice

  • Group: Senior Development 
  • Name: Gracey Smith
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Butterfly
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Sleepinglaugh
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: Harry Potter
  • Favorite Restaurant: Sandbar

  • Group: Senior
  • Name: Maddie McDonald
  • Favorite Stroke: Backstroke
  • Favorite Event: 50 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Hanging out with my friends
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Jacob Sartorius
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Whale
  • Favorite Movie: Neighbours
  • Favorite Restaurant: The Twisted Apron

 

November 2016

  • Group: SEAL
  • Name: Jayne Foreman
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 100 IM
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Playing with friends
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Ariana Grande
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Seal
  • Favorite Movie: Heartland (TV series)
  • Favorite Restaurant: McDonald’s
  • Group: Competitive
  • Name: Katelyn Lovell
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 100 IM
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Fishing and playing with friends
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Katie Ledecky
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Shark
  • Favorite Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Favorite Restaurant: The Keg

  • Group: Age Group
  • Name: Melanie Levack
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 400 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Reading
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Michael Phelps
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Sea Turtle
  • Favorite Movie: Sing
  • Favorite Restaurant: East Side Mario's

  • Group: Provincial
  • Name: Cole Polewski
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 100 Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Basketball
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Harrison Ford
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Seal
  • Favorite Movie: Star Wars
  • Favorite Restaurant: Armando's

  • Group: Senior Development 
  • Name: Jesse Potma
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 200 IM
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Video Games
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Stephen Hawking
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Shark
  • Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Favorite Restaurant: Red Lobster

  • Group: Senior
  • Name: Jasmine Aden
  • Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
  • Favorite Event: 100 Fly
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Track and Field
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Gordon Ramsay
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: The Hunger Games
  • Favorite Restaurant: Applebee's

 

October 2016

  • Group: SEAL
  • Name: Alexandra Jazvac
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 25 Meter Breaststroke
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Playing with Friends
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Robert Munsch (Author)
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Seahorse
  • Favorite Movie: Soul Surfer
  • Favorite Restaurant: Swiss Chalet
  • Group: Competitive
  • Name: Emilia Cuerrier
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke 
  • Favorite Event: 100 Meter Breaststroke 
  • Favorite Activity outside of swimming: Piano
  • Famous person I would like to meet: Taylor Swift
  • Favorite ocean animal: Dolphins 
  • Favorite movie: Blended
  • Favorite restaurant: Subway

  • Group: Age Group
  • Name: Charla Tatic
  • Favorite Stroke: Butterfy
  • Favorite Event: 50 Meter Butterfly
  • Favorite activity outside of swimming: Painting
  • Famous person I would like to meet: Justin Trudeau
  • Favorite ocean animal: Sea Turtle
  • Favorite movie: Coraline
  • Favorite restaurant: Hoi

  • Group: Provincial
  • Name: Krisztina Balogh
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: 100 Meter Breaststroke
  • Favorite activity outside of swimming: Volleyball 
  • Famous person I would like to meet: Emma Watson
  • Favorite ocean animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite movie: Mockingjay Part 2
  • Favorite restaurant: Swiss Chalet

  • Group: Senior Development 
  • Name: Malcolm Tatic
  • Favorite Stroke: Backstroke
  • Favorite Event: 50 Meter Backstroke
  • Favorite activity outside of swimming: Video Games
  • Famous person I would like to meet: Elon Musk
  • Favorite ocean animal: Whale
  • Favorite movie: n/a
  • Favorite restaurant: Mazzar

  • Group: Senior
  • Name: Nicole Depooter
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Meter Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Vollyball
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Ravi Zacharius (author)
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Killer Whale
  • Favorite Movie: Secretariat
  • Favorite Restaurant: The Black Goose

 

September 2016

  • Group: SEAL
  • Name: Matthew Llamas
  • Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
  • Favorite Event: No favorite event... YET
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Road Cycling
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: LeBron James
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Shark
  • Favorite Movie: No favorite movie
  • Favorite Restaurant: Chinese
  • Group: Competitive
  • Name: John Kloppenburg
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Meter Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Playing Soccer
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Thomas Müller (German soccer player)
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Shark
  • Favorite Movie: Star Wars - The Force Awakens
  • Favorite Restaurant: Boston Pizza or Harvey's

  • Group: Age Group
  • Name: Maya Reeves
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 50 Meter Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Reading
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Penny Oleksiak
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Sea Turtle
  • Favorite Movie: Insurgent
  • Favorite Restaurant: Hikari

  • Group: Provincial
  • Name: Bianca Mijovcic
  • Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
  • Favorite Event: 50 Meter Butterfly
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Badminton
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Missy Franklin
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: The Hunger Games
  • Favorite Restaurant: Armando's

  • Group: Senior Development 
  • Name: Kate Netherton
  • Favorite Stroke: Backstroke
  • Favorite Event: 200 Meter Backstroke
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Sleeping
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Missy Franklin
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Sea Otter
  • Favorite Movie: Pitch Perfect
  • Favorite Restaurant: Thai Palace

  • Group: Senior
  • Name: Trenton Baker
  • Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
  • Favorite Event: 200 Meter Freestyle
  • Favorite Activity Outside of Swimming: Video Games/Reading
  • Favorite Person I Would Like to Meet: Will Smith
  • Favorite Ocean Animal: Dolphin
  • Favorite Movie: Too much swimming to watch movies :)
  • Favorite Restaurant: Hoi Sushi

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