Swim BC Staff

Our staff are happy to assist you with any questions or issues you may have. Please review their individual responsibilities to determine who is best able to help you. Not sure who to talk to? You can also contact our office

Ken Radford

Executive Director

• Reports to the Board of Directors via the President
• Chief spokesperson for the organization
• Responsible for the management of all business and affairs of Swim BC
• Develops and advises the Board on Swim BC policy.
• Oversees program planning, design, development, and delivery
• Responsible for human resource management and supervision of Swim BC
• Designated liaison with the Provincial Government, viaSport, Swimming Canada, and other sport governing bodies
• Responsible for annual government reporting, evaluation, and grant application
• Assists and advises recreation community in development of swimming facilities
• Club consultant for governance, policy development, parliamentary processes, employer responsibilities and human resources
• Responsible for communications, culture, and relationships of the organization

Cory Beatt

Technical Director

  • Reports to the Executive Director
  • Lead Technical employee of Swim BC
  • Responsible for the development and direction of Swim BC technical strategy and programming
  • CSI-Pacific /viaSport Enhanced Excellence Program lead
  • Responsible for the development and application of athlete ID tracking and reporting programs
  • Analytics processing – performance rankings and results
  • Technical report development, club, and coach technical communications
  • Technical committee(s) leadership
  • Provincial competition strategy, provincial standards development, and championship technical conduct
  • Coaching professional development and mentorship lead
  • Technical lead for all selects teams and tours

Carrie Matheson

Senior Manager, Technical Operations

• Reports to the Technical Director
• Swim BC designated competition officiating, operational conduct and rules interpretation
• Para-swimming oversight and management
• Officiating management (development, training, and registration) and committee chair
• Coach Development and NCCP management (promotion, certification inquiries, NCCP certification compliance)
• Performance development team camps and competitions operations lead
• BC Records and Awards lead
• Master Swimming programming, technical development, and MSABC liaison

Rikki Nevins

Senior Manager, Membership Services

• Reports to the Executive Director
• Club education and resources development
• Membership communications (Newsletter, social media, advocacy, club resources)
• Financial Operations oversight
• Membership registration and registration systems oversight
• Club Excellence (including Club Application and Club Report)
• Membership Insurance management
• SafeSport management including promotion, presentation and web content
• BC Swimming Congress / Awards Banquet management
• BC Swimming Hall of Fame management
• Swim-A-Thon management

Melissa Webster

Performance Development Manager

• Reports to the Technical Director
• Enhanced Excellence Operations
• Club incentive programs including LA28 application processing and management.
• Provincial Competition event management
• Competition and time trial sanctioning
• Performance Development data and analytics
• Technical skill module development
• Canada Games / BC Games pathway administration


Administration Coordinator

• Reports to the Senior Manager, Membership Services
• Membership Registration, Provincial registrar
• Finance procedural administration (receivables / payables)
• Criminal Records Check / CRRP administration
• Board of Directors support
• Communications support
• NCCP course inquiries
• Office operations and administration

Chad Webb

NCCP Coordinator

    • Schedules, organizes, and delivers all Swim BC NCCP courses
    • Facilitates or ensures facilitation of Community Coach, Swimming 101, Swimming 201, and Swimming 301 courses
    • Represents Swim BC to the Swimming Canada NCCP planning committees
    • Manages NCCP communication with membership

The Swim BC office is located on the unceded territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən speaking people known today as the Songhees, the SXIMELEL (Esquimalt) and the WSÁNEĆ First Nations.

Swim BC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.


305-4420 Chatterton Way
Victoria, BC V8X 5J2



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