HUMA Coaches for the 2020 Season

All coaches can be reached via email at

  Aaron Vander Leek

  Head Coach

Hello! My name is Aaron van der Leek. This past year, I have been working towards completion of my graduate degree in Pedatrics. As for swimming, I have had over 20 years of aquatic experience and my final role (before retiring last year) was as a captain of the Ualberta varsity swim team. For coaching, this will be my six year coaching summer club and my fourth year with Huma! I’m thrilled to be seeing you all again this summer and I am excited to see all we can do as a club!!! Go HUMA!



  Greg Farmer


Hello, HUMA swimmers and families. My name is Gregory Farmer and I am very excited to be coaching with HUMA this coming season! A little about me, I swim for the Golden Bears varsity swim team and I am finishing my 3rd year of my Bachelors of Kinesiology. I look forward to meeting everyone, and making this season a great one! Go HUMA!


  Stuart Lau


Hello! My name is Stuart. I am thrilled to be back for my third summer as a coach with HUMA. This year, I am graduating from my undergraduate degree in Microbiology & Immunology from McGill University, where I also competed with the men's varsity swim team for four years. I am looking forward to an awesome summer of fast swimming! Go Huma!

I am good with pics/stories going on Instagram and Facebook.



  Kier Vander Leek


Hello! I am very excited to be coaching for HUMA this season! This past year I have been studying at University of Alberta doing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, while swimming on the Panda’s varsity team. I am thrilled to meet all of you this summer, and for us to have a great season! Go HUMA!


  Lindy Justice


Hello HUMA Juniors!! 


My name is Lindy Justice and I am very excited to be back coaching the HUMA Juniors for a second year. I was a HUMA coach helper for 3 years and swam competitively  as a HUMA swimmer for 7 years. 


I received a NCAA scholarship to play water polo at McKendree University (Midwest, USA). I am currently competing as a NCAA athlete while completing my freshman year of my Bachelor of Science (Major: Biology) degree. 


I am looking forward to seeing all the returning HUMA members and meeting the new HUMA swimmers!!!


  Kate Walsh


Hello! My name is Kate Walsh, and I am a student in Secondary Education at the University of Alberta, as well a member of their varsity swim team. This will be my second year coaching with Huma and I am looking forward to starting another awesome season!


  Caleb Vander Leek


Hello! My name is Caleb van der Leek. I have just finished an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design at the University of Alberta and during my undergrad I also competed for the Golden Bears Varsity Swim Team. This will be my third year as a coach for HUMA (after a year away) and I can't wait to see all the new faces at the pool! Go HUMA!