Gold 1

Coach: sean baker

Parent Representative: 
Carol Vadeika
Parent reps act as a liaison between the coach, the parents, the club and its members. To reach your G1 parent rep, email Head of Parent Rep - Julie Wat [email protected]

Long Term Athlete Development Stage: TRAIN TO TRAIN | TRAIN TO COMPETE

Parents Guide to Long Term Athlete Development


  • This squad consists of swimmers who are 13 & over.
  • Swimmers in this squad will be striving towards Provincial and Eastern Canadian Championships qualification.


  • Be 15+ years of age and be Central Region “B” Qualified...
  • Have a high commitment to long term goals.


  • Swimmers will arrive on deck 30 minutes before each practice for activation protocol.
  • Swimmers will have all required training equipment at every practice.
  • Swimmers will attend all scheduled practices to the best of their ability with a 90% expectation.
  • Swimmers will participate in all scheduled strength and conditioning sessions.
  • Swimmers will attend all scheduled competitions as outlined for the group.
  • Swimmers will conduct themselves with highest level of professionalism at all practices and swim meets.
  • Simmers will represent the Markham Aquatic with pride by wearing required Team Wear at all meets without exception.

Training Schedule:

September (Updated September 10th)

October (Updated September 10th)

November (Updated September 10th)

*Pre-training Activation takes place15 Minutes before morning sessions and 30 minutes before all afternoon training sessions.