Coaching Team

Coach Colin Beattie
Senior Coach

Coach Colin has worked with some of the largest swim teams in Canada, and is a certified National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Level 3 Senior Coach, an American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 3 Swim Coach, and has completed the majority of tasks required for his Level 4 Swim Coach certification. Coach Colin holds a Diploma in High Performance Coaching from the National Coaching Institute in Victoria, a Specialized Honours degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University in Toronto, and a Certificate in Coaching from York University in Toronto. Coach Colin is a member of the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) as a Chartered Professional Coach, the Canadian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association (CSCTA), and is a Lifetime Plus member of the ASCA.

Coach Amanda Little
Junior Coach

Coach Amanda has coached both nationally ranked age group swimmers and provincial swimming champions. Coach Amanda is a certified NCCP Level 2 Age Group Coach, and has completed the majority of the requirements towards her Level 3 Senior Coach certification. Coach Amanda holds an Honours degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto, and is a member of the CSCTA.

Coach Oriana Cadieux
Novice Coach

Coach Oriana joins the Penguin Swimming coaching team from the Lac La Biche Whitecaps Swim Club both as a former swimmer and coach. Coach Oriana is working on her Diagnostic Medical Sonography certification at NAIT, and is a member of the CSCTA.
 

Coach Dana Penner
Rockhopper Coach

Coach Dana has been a Penguin Swimming coach since 2004 and is a certified NCCP Level 1 Fundamentals Coach. Coach Dana holds multiple degrees from the University of Alberta, is currently a masters swimmer with Penguin Masters Swimming, and is a member of the CSCTA.

Coach Heather Larson
Substitute Coach

Coach Heather has been a swimmer with Penguin Masters Swimming since 2004, is a certified NCCP Level 1 Fundamentals Coach, and is a two time Fast Eddie Award winner with Penguin Swimming. Coach Heather holds a PhD in Physical Education from the University of Alberta, and is a member of the CSCTA.

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