Athlete Focus Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Dave is an ex-varsity and Masters swimmer who has competed in local, provincial, national, and international Master’s swim meets. Dave has been coaching since 1999.
Dave, originally from Montreal, trained and competed with McGill University Varsity Swim Club and with McGill University Master’s Swim Club. Through over 10 years of Masters swimming, Dave has competed in numerous local, provincial, national, and international (Japan, 1986; Australia, 1988) swim meets. Dave has been Head Coach for a Special Olympics Swim team since 1999, and has been an Assistant Coach with Manitoba Masters Aquatic Swim Club since 2000. He is a certified NCCP Level 1 Swim Coach and is just finishing up his Level 2 certification.
Dave is a Professional Mechanical Engineer who has just started a Bachelor of Education at the University of Manitoba to be a High School Science and Math Teacher.
Dave’s plan is to work on skill/stroke development and aerobic training at the beginning of the season and then work on intensity and speed work prior to competitions.
Want to see what MMAC is all about? Come and join us for a "get-acquainted" trial period; you can swim up to 4 times in one week, free of charge. We'd be pleased to meet you and show you what a difference swimming can make in your life.