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Head Coach

Claude Picard

claude@bluefins.ca

Coaching Experience
Entraîneur de natation depuis plus de 35 ans auprès de clubs de natation et de para-natation au Québec.  Plus de 15 ans comme entraîneurs chef de différents programmes dans la province de Québec  À agit comme directeur technique adjoint de la Fédération de natation du Québec, de 1999 à 2007 Conseiller technique en para-natation pour Natation Canada de 2008 à 2012.  Membre de l'équipe d'entraîneur Canadien lors des championnats du monde en para-natation de Brésil 2009 et Eindhoven, Pays-Bas 2010.  Entraîneur adjoint des Carabins Natation de l'université de Montréal de 2015 à 2017 Coordonnateur et formateur de cours du programme national de certification des entraîneurs (PNCE) de 1999 à 2007.  Gérant d'équipe nationale en para-natation pour la préparation aux Jeux Paralympiques de 2008  et 2012.

Interests / Studies
Baccalauréat en activité physique. Vélo, course, natation, et pêche sportive.

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Coach

Ann Kouri

ann@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
1 year, with Bluefins.

Swimming Experience
Competitive swimming since 1975.  National team member to World University Games Mexico City 1979 and 4 year swimming scholarship to University of Missouri.  Provincial swimmer of the year 2001 and 2011 (Masters) and  National and Provincial record holder (Masters).

Interests / Studies
Art and swimming of course!


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Coach

Kiley Osborne

kiley@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
1 year at Bluefins, Head Coach Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue outdoor pool.

Swimming Experience
Many years of competitive swimming, 5 of which with Bluefins.

Interests / Studies
A big interest of mine is watching Formula 1 races. This year I will be starting at Concordia University where I will be studying Ancient History and Archaeology.


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Coach

Marina Macdonald

marina@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
3 years at Bluefins & 8 years of summer coaching

Swimming Experience
11 years competitive winter swimming and 3 years with John Abbott College swim team.

Interests / Studies
I'm a Phys Ed teacher who loves anything sports-related and traveling.


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Coach

Natalia Czaputowicz-Ciezarek

natalia@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
1 year at Bluefins & 2 years at summer pool.

Swimming Experience
7 years of competitive swimming, 5 at Bluefins.

Interests / Studies
I am currently studying social science at John Abbott, primarily interested in linguistics and history !


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Coach

Luc Daigneault

luc@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
12 years

Swimming Experience
I swam for many years in my younger days, reach Eastern Cup level.

Interests / Studies
Coaching swimming and exercising.


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Coach

Andrew Zwirz

andrew@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
2 years coaching at Bluefins

Swimming Experience
4 years of winter competitive swimming, 2 years on John Abbott swim team.

Interests / Studies
Starting this Fall I will be attending McGill University where my studies will be focused primarily within the discipline of Anthropology.

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Coach

Zachary Siciliani

zachary@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
1 year at Bluefins

Swimming Experience
I swam for 10 years at bluefins where I reached Quebec Cup, and 2 years for John Abbott.

Interests / Studies
I just completed a science degree at John Abbott, and am now starting software engineering at McGill.


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Coach

Jean-Sébastien Lapointe

jean-sebastien@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
5 years 

Swimming Experience
I swam 10 years  as a para-swimmer and participated in the 2011 Pan American Games and the 2012 Paralympic tryouts.

Interests / Studies
I am a sports fan and study Management at HEC Montréal.

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Coach

Dario Colavincenzo

dario@bluefins.ca


Coaching Experience
This is my first year coaching Bluefins.

Swimming Experience
This is my ninth year competing with Bluefins.

Interests / Studies
I am currently finishing grade 11 at Beaconsfield High School and plan on attending John Abbott College next year.  My interests include traveling and swimming.


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