Coaches & Directors
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A look at our great coaches!
Leanne is entering her 13th season as the Stingrays Head Coach. She is an NCCP Level 3 Certified Sr Coach, an NCCP 101 Learning Facilitator, in training as an NCCP 201 Learning Facilitor, and the Head Coach for Aboriginal Team BC since 2004.
Assistant Head Coach
Brent is entering his 4th season wtih the Stingrays as Assistant Head Coach. Brent comes to us with a rich history in Coaching spanning 3 decades and being Head Coach at programs such as the Edmonton Olympians and most recently, the Island Swimming Club. Brent is trained as an NCCP Level 3 Coach.
Bruce has been involved with the Stingrays the longest of any of our Staff starting with his 10yr term as Head Coach from 1986 - 1997. Now in his 6th season as Assistant Coach, Bruce works with our D group instilling the love of the Sport to the next generation of Swimmers. Bruce is an NCCP Certified Level 3 Sr Coach.
Chelsea is entering her 11th season with the Stingrays and is an integral key to our Development & Diversity progam ie D group.
Chelsea brings a wealth of experience from both a SwimBC & BCSSA background as an Athlete and a Coach. Chelsea is certified as a Swim Instructor for both Red Cross and I Can Swim and also an NCCP trained Level 1 Coach.
NEW Swimmer Intake Coach
Jody comes to us with excellent experience in the Aquatics field spanning Red Cross, LifeSaving Society, and I Can Swim. Jody is a Red Cross Instructor Learning Facilitator, LifeSaving Society Lifeguard Learning Facilitator, and an I Can Swim Certified Instructor. This is Jody's 4th season with us and we are excited to have her as our New Swimmer Intake Staff member as well as working with the newly formed SwimActive group.
Megan is a certified I Can Swim Instructor and Coached the Stingrays for 4 seasons.
We are thrilled that Megan has returned to DST following her 1st year at University and is our Lead SwimActive Coach as well as a Stroke School Instructor.
Sophie Paridaen vanVeen
Junior 'Rays / Stroke School Instructor
Sophie is a certified I Can Swim Instructor and "in training" to complete her NCCP Level 1 Coaching. Sophie is in her 4th season with the Stingrays.
Board of Directors
*Annual General Meeting Wed 02oct19 @ 5:00 pm
Best Western Cowichan Valley Inn
|Vice Presidentfirstname.lastname@example.org||Danielle Burton|
|Fundraising Chairpersonemail@example.com||Heather Roach|
|Director at Largefirstname.lastname@example.org||Margaret Paridaen|
|Parent Liaisonemail@example.com||Kendra Stiwich|
|Team Apparel Representativefirstname.lastname@example.org||Denise Nakonechny|
|Team Travelemail@example.com||MariAnn Rockson|
|Officials Trainingfirstname.lastname@example.org||Blaine Castle|
|Meet Manageremail@example.com||David Van Veen / Joey Dahlstrom|