Olivier Renaud

Olivier Renaud

Head Coach

Groups: Senior 1, Senior National

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Olivier Renaud is from Shawinigan, Québec. He studied Intervention Sportive (B. Sc.) at Université Laval in Quebec City.

He worked for 4 years with Rouge et Or Natation (age group and varsity) and Rouge et Or Triathlon (varsity, national and international level).

In his 3 years as the Head Age Group Coach of the Gatineau Swim Club, he placed multiple athletes on provincial teams, leading them to numerous national age group medals and provincial records.

Coach Olivier has been named 6 times as a coach of age group provincial teams in Quebec and was named national coach of the year in the Gatineau area in 2016.

He has a passion for Open Water swimming and was coach on multiple World Cups in the last 3 years.


Tom Lawrie

Groups: Senior 2, Senior 3

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Tom was a nationally qualified competitive swimmer and attended La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA where he was awarded the Most Outstanding Performer – Men’s Swimming in 2010.

Tom, a NCCP Level 1 certified coach, will be guiding our Senior Blue and Age Group Gold swimmers to continuing swimming success.


Jean-François Potvin

Group: Junior 1 

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JF has been involved with competitive swimming for nearly 40 years as a swimmer, parent, official and coach.

He was president of the Whitby Dolphins Swim club for 6 years.


Steven Taylor

Groups: Junior 2, Development 1, Development 2

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A former national age group and University Varsity swimmer and coach, StephenTaylor brings a wide variety of experience and passion for the sport to Whitby Swimming.  Coach Taylor began his coaching career while a swimmer at Brock University, where he supported those in their introductory program all the way up to his fellow Varsity teammates.    Growing up the Durham region, Coach Taylor has swam in many of the same pools and competitions that his swimmers will find themeselves in over the course of the swimming season.   As a coach his goal is to have his swimmers excited to come to practice, and works to achieve this by creating a fun and inclusive environment that engages and challenges his athletes. 





 Elly Sirois

Groups: Development 3

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Tisiane Wembou

Groups: Development 4

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