Coaches

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National Development Coach

Chuck Meklensek

coachchuck@swimdorval.ca

Chuck is a level 3 NCCP coach and has been coaching professionally since retiring from swimming in 1988. In his 25 years of professional coaching, Chuck was the age group coach for the Pointe Claire Swim Club for 2 years before taking on the Head Age Group Coach role with Etobicoke Swimming in 1990. He was named the Head Coach of Etobicoke in 1997 before taking on the General Manager and Marketing Director positions for ESWIM in 1999.

After retiring from coaching in 2001, Chuck came back to coach for 4 years with the Region of Waterloo Swim Club in 2004. In 2008, Chuck founded Club Warriors. He continue as Head Coach of CW until 2014 when he retired for a 2nd time.

Chuck has been assistant coach of Provincial and National teams to California and Sweden as well as Head Coach of Provincial and National Teams to Montreal and Italy. He was also the Head Coach of the 1997 Ontario Canada Games Team. Some of Chuck's highlights include having coached two swimmers to the podium in the 1998 Commonwealth Games. He has coached swimmers to nine different National Age Group Relay Records, coached swimmers to the top 10 in TAG over 250 times as well as led Etobicoke to 8 straight Provincial Age Group Championships and to six 1st place finishes in the National Age Group Team Rankings. In 1998 Chuck received Ontario's Coach of the Year Award for the 13-14 year old girls age group. In 2011,

Chuck led Club Warriors to the Ontario Small Team High Point Award at the Long Course Provincial Championships. He also led CW to the DIV 2 Team Championship Banner in 2012.

Chuck has now taken on the challenge of leading the Dorval Swim Club.

Chuck has 4 daughters who all have swam or currently swim competitively in Ontario. Chuck is the President and CEO of ORANGEBLACK Software, a software development firm located in Waterloo, Ontario.

ORANGEBLACK has close ties to the Swimming community, having developed systems for Swimming Canada and the Canadian Swim Coaches Association as well as developed Streamline Sport, a sport club management system.

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TAG Coach

Brandon Adams

coachbrandon@swimdorval.ca

Brandon has always had a great passion for the sport of swimming, starting at an early age in the summer pool system. Having only started competitive swimming at the age of 14, he quickly became a force having won multiple provincial championships and acquired his Senior National standard by the age of 16.  He was also part of the National Record relay for 15-16 year old. In 2015, Brandon became the National Champion in the 50 Fly. 

Brandon is an established leader having coached for the Bluefins. He is a motivator and has a way of getting the best out of his swimmers. Brandon has also been the co-owner of a private swimming lessons business since 2015. He will provide his swimmers with challenging work that is both enjoyable and rewarding. 

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PAG & JAG Coach

Heather Outerbridge

coachheather@swimdorval.ca

Heather has swum and coached at all levels of the sport. She started swimming at a very small club in Montreal West, moving to Pointe-Claire Swim Club and eventually finishing her swimming career at CAMO.  She swam for John Abbott in Cegep and swam Masters at Université de Montreal, DDO, and CAMO, before moving to Bermuda in 1994 where she coached all levels of the sport.  

Upon her return to Montreal in 2010 she swam and coached Masters at Pointe-Claire.  She has been coaching the 8& Under Age Group at Dorval Swim Club since 2015.    

Between swimming and coaching she has 40 years of experience.  Heather likes to inject fun into every session; "it is one of the things I love about being a coach, my swimmers come in sometimes tired and unmotivated and they always leave feeling better, hopefully having improved and learned something new.  I feel it is crucial to connect with the swimmers I coach as that is the key to getting them to reach their full potential."

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DAG Coach

Alexandra Terrasi-Brisebois

coachalex@swimdorval.ca


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TOP Coach

Karim Oussayar-Francoeur

coachkarim@swimdorval.ca


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TOP Coach

Stella Barsalou

coachstella@swimdorval.ca

Apart from coaching the TOP group at DSC, Stella is also member of the DSC National Development Team. 


Having swam since 2009,  she has always had a love for swimming and wants to pass down all that she has learnt to make the newest generation of DSC swimmers as strong and as dedicated as possible. She emphasizes fun but most of all hard work in her practices to ensure everyone can become the best swimmer they can possibly be!


This will be Stella's 3rd year coaching with DSC.

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MAG Coach

Bianca Gaul

coachbianca@swimdorval.ca


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Head Coach

Marc Daoust

coachmarc@swimdorval.ca


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Coach David

David Narducci

coachdavid@swimdorval.ca


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Coach Elizabeth

Elizabeth Conway

coachelizabeth@swimdorval.ca


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1295 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, Quebec H9S 1Y3
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514-633-4209
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