Coaching Team

Coach Colin
Senior Coach

Coach Colin 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 Swimming Coaches Association (CSCA), 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 CSCA.

Coach Oriana Cadieux
Novice Coach

Coach Oriana is a former swimmer and coach with Lac La Biche Whitecaps Swim Club, and is a certified NCCP Level 1 Fundamentals Coach. Coach Oriana is working on her Diagnostic Medical Sonography certification at NAIT, and is a member of the CSCA.
 

Coach Dana Penner
Novice 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 member of the CSCA.

Coach Gaby Arana
Substitute Coach

Long time Penguin swimmer and coach, Coach Gaby will return as a Novice and Substitute coach for the 2021-22 season. Coach Gaby is a certified NCCP Level 1 Fundamentals Coach, a Fast Eddie Award winner, and is a member of the CSCA. Coach Gaby holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Alberta, and is finishing her Masters degree from Simon Fraser University.

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