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Coaches and Administrators

Coaches and Administrators

Coaching Staff
Paul Lau Head Coach

Paul Lau, NCCP level 3 coach with over 15 years of coaching experience from novice to national level athletes; has coached with Champion Swimming, Richmond Hill Aquatic Club, and J-Dolphins.  Since the inception with Aurora Ducks Swimming in 2018, Paul has already generated 2 national medalists, 2 senior trials swimmers, over 10 new national swimmers, over 30 new provincial swimmers for the club.  With Paul's leadership, over 60 club records were broken.  Paul was a former competitive swimmer and an elite track and field athlete where he was a former provincial champion, competed at national levels and was selected to the Canadian Track & Field Junior Team.  Paul holds an engineering degree from University of Toronto and is the owner and Head Coach of Champion Swimming.

Albert Hau Comp Coach

Albert is a certified coach in Hong Kong and also a NCCP coach and have more than 20 years of coaching experience.  Albert was the Head Coach of La Salle College Swimming Team in Hong Kong for 10 years.  Albert was a member of Hong Kong Swimming National Team.  He was the Hong Kong Age Group record holder for 200m IM and 200m FR.  He was also a member of the Hong Kong Triathlon Nation Team and competed at the 55th ITU World Cup Triathlon Competition (Junior) in 1996.

Roxana Danailov Comp Coach

Roxana holds a master’s degree in engineering and is NCCP Level 3 certified in swimming.  Roxana swam competitively for 10 years and attended National’s for 200m breaststroke.  Roxana began her coaching career with Champion Athletic Club in 1997 and moved to continue her work with the Richmond Hill Aquatic Club (RHAC) in 2004. Roxana’s primary purpose in coaching is to instill a passion for swimming. She emphasizes that a mastery of all the technical skills in swimming is the key to success, and improvement is always the focus of each practice.

Christopher McLelland Comp Coach

Chris started swimming at the age of 11 with the Aurora Ducks.  During his time as a swimmer, he was able to medal at both regional and provincial levels.  Chris was also ranked in the top 50 in the 50m, 100m and 200m Freestyle and Butterfly across all of Ontario and Canada for his age group.  Chris is a NCCP certified Coach and has been coaching with the Aurora Ducks since 2016.  He is also a certified Lifeguard with CPR and First-aid training.  Chris would like to see his swimmers improve to a level they can be proud of and have fun while getting there.

Nicole Lau Assistant Coach

Nicole has 8+ year of competitive swimming experience. Nicole is a national level medalist and has represented DUCKS at the Canadian Swimming Trials.  She is currently training in the Elite group.  Nicole is NCCP certified and has been coaching with DUCKS and instructing with Champion Swimming for more than 3 years. She has plenty of experience and knowlege regarding swim/dryland technique and swimmer development.

Kristy Graham Club Administrator