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
  • Responsible for the management of all business and affairs of Swim BC
  • Ensures the policies and resolutions of the Board of Directors are carried out
  • Acts as Technical Consultant to the Board and the swimming community
  • Oversees all program planning, design, development, and delivery
  • Responsible for human resource management and supervision of Swim BC
  • Designated liaison with the Provincial Government, Sport BC, Swimming Canada, and other sport governing bodies
  • Responsible for annual government reporting, evaluation, and grant application
  • Financial management and revenue generation
  • Assistance with recreation community in development of swimming facilities
  • Coordination of volunteer activities
  • Club/coach consultant

Cory Beatt

Technical Director

  • Development and leadership of Swim BC technical strategy and related programming
  • Lead technical voice for Swim BC
  • CSI-Pacific /viaSport Enhanced Excellence Program lead
  • Development and application of Swim BC 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 and championship technical conduct
  • Coaching professional development and mentorship lead

Carrie Matheson

Senior Manager, Technical Operations

  • Provincial Championships administration, management, technical information development, and rules interpretation
  • Para-swimming oversight and management
  • Provincial standards management
  • Officiating management (development, training, and registration) and committee liaison
  • NCCP management (promotion, certification inquiries, NCCP certification compliance)
  • Competition and Time Trial sanctioning
  • Management of Swim BC Awards program, criteria review, communications, and promotion
  • BC Swimming Hall of Fame management
  • BC Games (Canada Games), BC Senior Games liaison
  • iSPARC liaison
  • Funding programs management
  • Team BC Team Manager recruitment, training, and development

Sam Thoms

Club Services Manager

  • Registration lead – oversight of member registration policies/club registration and accountabilities
  • Club services lead
  • Insurance management
  • Coach compliance lead
  • viaSport reporting
  • Safe Sport program management
  • Swim-a-Thon management and development
  • BC Swimming Congress lead
  • Sponsor services support
  • Website administration
  • Organizational communiqu├ęs/bulletins


Administration Coordinator

  • Membership registration
  • General club communications
  • Certificate of Insurance requests
  • Organizational calendar maintenance
  • Board and Committee support
  • Organizational reporting
  • Office and administrative operations

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

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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