Killarney Synchro Swim Club, KSSC

MISSION

Killarney Synchro Swim Club (KSSC) provides for the development of team and individual artistic swimming skills in a positive and supportive environment promoting teamwork, sportsmanship and camaraderie.


VISION

Achieving Excellence in Sport and in Life


GOALS

  • Provide development of artisitc swimming skills through instruction, practice, and participation in major competitions to the best of each swimmer's ability.
  • Enhance the individual growth of each athlete with a focus on self-esteem, responsibility, leadership and physical fitness.
  • Foster an environment in which swimmers, coaches and parents can actively participate in team and club activities.
  • Encourage the promotion and enjoyment in sport both as an individual and team member.
  • Create memorable experiences that build positive character.

HISTORY

Killarney Synchro Swim Club (KSSC) was established in 1982 as a non-profit organization based out of the City of Calgary’s Killarney Aquatic Center.

The club is administered by an elected parent executive team (Board of Directors) in conjunction with a Program Manager. With the help of club fundraising and a dedicated team of parent volunteers, we host annual swim meets and continue to achieve excellence in the sport of artistic swimming.

Our current membership ranges in age from 5-18 years. We have 40 coaches and experts in the field of strength conditioning, flexibility and sports psychology. We continue to support the community spirit or synchro with many coaches being former swimmers with the club, National Team members, National Team coaches and Olympic athletes. Our coaches are certified through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). We are proud to have a talented and dedicated coaching staff. Our swim year runs from September to May/early June (depending on the age group/team).

With such a large membership the club now swims in all areas of the city: Killarney Aquatic Centre, SAIT, Mount Royal University, Inglewood and the University of Calgary pools.

To learn more about our programs visit our Programs Page.


KEY POSITIONS

Aliza Aldana Acting Program Manager programmanager@killarneysynchro.com
Lynn Pollock President president@killarneysynchro.com
Chris Foster Vice President vicepresident@killarneysynchro.com

Homayoun (Hom) Hodaie

Treasurer treasurer@killarneysynchro.com
Sandy Vander-Zeil Secretary secretary@killarneysynchro.com
Laya Mihalicz Director - Marketing marketing@killarneysynchro.com
Deidre Gilborn Director - Fundraising fundraising@killarneysynchro.com
Stacey Hanzel Director - Travel travel@killarneysynchro.com
Mandana Rezaie Director - Volunteers & Events volunteersandevents@killarneysynchro.com
Jason Mevel Director - Grants & Meets grantsandmeets@killarneysynchro.com