Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Jy Stewart Head Coach

With 12 years of coaching experience  Jy began her coaching career at the University of Calgary Swim Club in 2007 and coached for 4 years there while getting her degree in Kinesiology. She has been coaching for PSW since 2011, marking this as her 9th year coaching with PSW. In the 2015/2016 and 2017/2018 seasons she was awarded top development coach by Swim BC. Jy is also a certified yoga instructor, personal trainer and Olympic Weightlifting coach. She is very excited to start this season as her first year as head coach working with the Senior and National Development groups!

Kristopher Sanders Junior 1/Assistant Head Coach
Cliff Noth Youth 1 Coach
Darlene Przybylowski Junior 2 Coach

For over 12 years Darlene has been involved with PSW, with 9 years as a competitive swimmer and now entering her third year as a coach for the club. Coaching both the Junior 2 and 3 groups this season, this will be Darlene's first year to be the lead coach of a group.
Thrilled to be coaching this group and age of swimmers, she is ready to help them strive to achieve their LMR or Tier 1 goals, and mentor them into becoming competitive athletes. Growing up as a Sea Wolf, she aspires to bring them the same influence that PSW has given and impacted her.

Laiken Greffard Junior 3 Coach
Nadia McGowan Sea Wolves Gold/Silver Coach

Nadia is taking part in her second year of coaching at PSW. For over a decade Nadia has been involved with the sport of competitive swimming and has swam for WRASA, Crescent Beach Swim Club and Richmond Rapids before finding her home at PSW.  

Nadia is currently in grade 12 at Earl Marriott Secondary. She is super excited to continue to share her knowledge and passion for competitive swimming with the next wave of young swimmers. 

Mohammed Abbas Masters and HSCF Coach
Mark Stewart Youth 2 Assistant Coach
Sam Albert Sea Puppies Coach
Quinn Buxton Sea Puppies Coach
Ishaani Joshi Sea Puppies Coach

I have swam with PSW for 7 years as a competitive swimmer and it has been a great adventure and I have made lots of memories. I currently swim with WRASA to keep up with my swimming techniques. I attend Elgin Park Secondary and I am in grade 10. This is my first year of coaching with the club. I am super excited to get to know my swimmers and help them learn techniques to help them thrive. I will be coaching Sea Puppies Silver every Tuesday and Thursday. See you at the pool!

Quinn Funke Sea Puppies Coach
Elaine Zhou Sea Puppies Coach
Kylie Schlecker Sea Wolves Assistant Coach
Ryan Szostak Youth 3 Assistant Coach

Ryan has been involved in the swimming community for over 15 years as a swimmer, volunteer, official, and a coach. He has been coaching for 5 years in BC summer swimming league where he was recently the Assistant Head Coach of WRASA working with the senior swimmers in the 2018 season. Between summer seasons, Ryan competed on SFU's swim team while pursuing a degree in economics and business. He began coaching for PSW as an assistant coach with the youth program in 2016, and has continued to enjoy working with PSW swimmers since. 

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