Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Meghan Whittaker Head Coach

Group: Senior & Senior Development groups.
NCCP Certification: Level 3 (Senior Coach)

Meghan Whittaker has been involved with competitive swimming for over 20 years. She began her swimming career in Saskatoon where she swam for both the Goldfins and then the Lasers. Meghan attended Minnesota State University in Mankato where she swam for the MSU Mavericks for 4 years and was Co- Captain her Senior year. She was a 4 year letter winner as well as Academic All-American all 4 years. In Meghan's senior year, she was awarded the Maverick Achievement Award. 

Upon graduating from MSU, she returned home and spent 2 seasons as the Assistant Head Coach with the Saskatoon Lasers (with a brief stint as Interim Head Coach as well) before making the move to Regina and the Regina Optimist Dolphins. Over the course of her 2 years with the RODS as the Assistant Head Coach, Meghan was part of a staff that coached the team to the most successful season they had achieved in over a decade- highlighted by the RODS winning the title of Manitoba/Saskatchewan Provincial Champions in March 2013.

Over the course of her coaching career, Meghan has coached multiple Canadian Trials Qualifiers, Age Group National medalists, Western & Eastern National medalists, Provincial medalists and multiple swimmers to Saskatchewan Provincial Records.

Meghan is excited to be entering her 7th season with MMST and her 2nd season as Head Coach!

Richard Tse Assistant Head Coach

Group: Senior, Junior & Youth Flex groups.
NCCP Certification: Level 2 (Age Group Coach)

Richard Tse was a competitive swimmer for 9 years before starting his coaching career with Markham Aquatic Club.  In his five years at MAC, he coached several swimmers to become Festival and Central Regional medalists.  With MAC, they also won multiple Central Regional and Festival team championships.

Richard began his swimming career at the Richmond Hill Aquatic Club.  He was an Age Group National qualifier in multiple events in IM, Breast, Back and Fly.  He also swam with the York University Varsity team and helped break the 4 x 100 MR record.

This is his 3rd year with the Milton Marlin Swim Team and he is excited to help develop his athletes to reach their fullest potential!

Sandra Rousseau Assistant Coach

Group: Novice (Purple 1 & Green 1) & Junior groups.
NCCP Certification: Level 1 (Fundamentals Coach)
Officials Certification: SNC Level 5 & World Para Level 3

Coach Sandra is thrilled to be a part of your swimmer’s life as they begin their journey into competitive

Her own career began at the age of 11 in her hometown of Richmond Hill, followed by North York Aquatic Club and Newmarket Stingrays. While studying Commerce and French at McMaster University, she was a part of their varsity swim program, competing at university nationals and earning the “Rookie of the Year” award her freshman year.

When Sandra is not busy coaching, she can often be found on deck in a different role. An active Level V Master Official and a Para-Swimming ITO, Sandra travels the world officiating with her first international appointment to the October 2018 World Para Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. Coach Sandra is also part of a Core Group of World Para Swimming International Technical Officials made up of 25 selected officials from around the world. 15 Officials were then selected from this Core Group for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Sandra is honoured to have been one of these selected 15 to act as International Technical Officials at the Games!

In her spare time, Sandra enjoys RV-ing to Disneyworld together with her family!

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