2019 BC Swimming Awards & Hall of Fame Induction

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2019 BC Swimming Awards & Hall of Fame Induction. It was a lovely evening spent honouring coaches, swimmers and award winners. We want to congratulate all of this years award winners and hall of fame inductees. We cannot wait until we can see everyone again next year.

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Junior & Youth Development Staff of the Year: Alex Duguay, Frici Laszlo, Andrew Lennstrom, Siobhan Newell (Hyack Swim Club)Youth National Coach of the Year: Rod Barratt (UVIC- Pacific Coast Swimming)

Junior National Coach of the Year: Ryan Mallette (High Performance Centre- Victoria)

Volunteer of the Year: Andrea Nugent (Island Swim Club)

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President’s Award: Dr. Peter Vizsolyi - UVIC Pacific Coast Swimming

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Youth Age Group Coaches of the Year: Mark Bottrill, Andrew Lennstrom, and Alex Duguay (Hyack Swim Club)

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Senior Age Group Staff of the Year: Dave Tontini & Cole Bergen (Island Swimming Club)

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Official of the Year: Mel Chandler

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Club of the Year: KISU

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Open Water Swimmer of the Year: Eric Hedlin (Pacific Coast Swimming)

International Open Water Coach of the Year: Rob Jacks (UVIC- Pacific Coast Swimming)

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Male Para Swimmer of the Year: Nicholas Bennett (Ravensong Aquatic Club)

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Female Para Swimmer of the Year: Arianna Hunsicker (Surrey Knights Swim Club)

International Para- Swimming Coach of the Year: Bryon Trajan (Ravensong Aquatic Club)

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National & International Coach of the Year: Tom Johnson (High Performance Centre- Vancouver)

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Team Aquatics Supplies LTD Male Swimmer of the Year: Markus Thormeyer (UBC Swim Club/ High Performance Centre - Vancouver)

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Team Aquatics Supplies LTD Female of the Year: Emily Overholt (UBC Swim Club/ High Performance Centre- Vancouver)

Rubber Boot Award: Xiaoping Yu

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BC Swimming Hall of Fame Induction: Mel Zajac Sr.

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BC Swimming Hall of Fame Induction: Helen Stewart Hunt