Newsletter - April 15

 

New Executive Director

We, the board at Swim Manitoba, are pleased to announce that Lainie Wintrup has accepted the role as Executive Director.  Lainie is a seasoned sport management leader, moving from her role as Executive Director of Ringette, Manitoba.  She has experience in sport marketing, sponsorship, youth programming and long-term athletic development for all ages.  Her experience working with Sport Manitoba as well as her passion for sport will be an asset as she works with the current Swim Manitoba staff to support and grow swimming in Manitoba

Lainie will be starting on April 18th, transitioning responsibilities until the current Executive Director's last day April 29th.

 

2022 Canadian Swimming Trials

Congratulations to all Manitoba swimmers for their performance at the Canadian Swimming Trials!

 

From Manta:

Mia West:

  • qualified for two super finals

  • 1 junior bronze medal

  • 3 junior finals

  • 200 IM (bronze junior), 50 free (26), 100 free & 200 free (7 junior), 100 fly (6 junior), 200 fly (8)

 

Halle West:

  • 2 junior finals

  • 3 provincial records

  • became the fastest 13-year-old Canadian female swimmer in the 200 IM

  • 200 IM (6 junior), 100 BR (6 junior), 200 BK (8 junior), 50 free (26), 100 free (13), 200 free (22), 200 BR (29)

 

Ava Thomson

  • 2 best time on two events

  • 200 breaststroke (22) and 100m breaststroke (23)

 

Eric Dupre

  • 1 junior bronze medal

  • 1 junior final

  • 3 best time on three events

  • 1500 free (bronze junior), 800 free (4 junior), 400 free (6 junior)

 

From University of Manitoba Bisons:

Kelsey Wog:

  • 1 Gold medal

  • 1 Bronze medal

  • 200 BR (Gold), 100 BR (Bronze)

 

Daniel Boguski:

  • 1 final B (11th in total in the 50m freestyle)

  • 1 best time

  • 50 free (11), 100 free (27), 50 fly (33), 50 BR (45)

National Team Selection !!!

 

Congratulations to Kelsey Wog and Coach Vlastimil Cerny University of Manitoba Bison Swimming on their nomination to the FINA World Championships team!  

 

Congratulations to Mia West, Eric Dupre, and coach Tommaso Panizza Manta Swimming on their nomination to the Pan Pacific Junior Championships team!

 

We wish you all the best of luck! Manitoba is very proud of you!

Swimming 101

You want to become a coach! Swim Manitoba will offer a Swimming 101 coach course online over two weekends, May 13/14 and June 3/4.

To register: https://edu.swimming.ca/index.php?page=245

 
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