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Alex Dawson

The excellence of the Grande Prairie Piranhas Swim Club was recognized at the recent Grande Prairie Regional Sport Connection’s annual Northwest Alberta Sport Excellence Awards, held virtually on the evening of March 12, 2021. With nominees in five categories, the Club celebrated several winners. Included in this list is: Alex Dawson: Winner, Coach of the Year Since joining the Grande Prairie Piranhas Swim Club in the summer of 2015, Director of Swimming Alex Dawson has had a tremendous impact on competitive swimming in Northern Alberta. In the last 5 years,...

Alex Dawson

Swimming Canada is delighted to announce new coach development groups for 2021. In addition to the Select Coaches Group, which has been operating since 2014, Swimming Canada will grow the Female Coaches Group launched in 2018, and add a new Advanced Coaches Group. In total, 47 coaches will be offered one or more of these development opportunities in the upcoming year. “In identifying coaches, we considered those with an open mind, willingness to listen to diverse opinions, consider change, learn and share with others,” said Iain McDonald, Associate High Performance...