is West Point Grey Academy's head swim coach and director of our summer swim lessons program. Chris has taught children and adults of all ages and abilities during his 25-year coaching career. A former varsity swimmer at the University of Calgary, Chris specialized in long-distance swimming, particularly 1500-metre freestyle, and was ranked 13th in the world in 5-kilometre freestyle.
Chris has a friendly instructional approach that emphasizes swim fundamentals, technique development, water safety, and having fun and being confident in the water. For Chris, being able to swim well is a life skill that also offers endless physical and mental benefits!