Entries by synchro

ArtSwim 101: Parent Competition Guidelines

Use a packing list before each competition. Check items off as you pack them to prevent missing gear (and stress). Swimmers are not allowed to wear jewelry (unless it is a medical bracelet or emergency tag) or nail polish on either fingers or toes. Please double check before you leave for the meet. Ensure your […]

Hair, Skin, Eye, Ear and Swim Gear Care

Pools are sanitized in many different ways. Some rely on high levels of chlorine and other chemicals; others on ultra-violet systems and still others use saline-based systems. These can cause different reactions in different swimmers’ hair, skin and eyes, as well as affect swimsuits, caps and goggles. Here are some tips to manage hair, skin, […]

Julie Thaden

HEAD COACH 11-12 FINA Coach In 2014, OSSC appointed Julie Thaden to the position of OSSC Head Coach, overseeing all aspects of the HP and evening programs. Julie leads our talented staff of coaches in providing an incredible, well-rounded program for all of our swimmers. She coaches in both the High Performance and Evening Competitive […]

Dr. Bryon Weinberg – Chiropractor

Chiropractor, High Point Wellness Centre Co-director of Athletic Movement Assessment Inc. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Medical Acupuncture Provider Active Release Techniques Provider Dr. Bryon Weinberg is a graduate of the University of Hawaii where he attended on a tennis scholarship, and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. In addition, he is a Certified Strength and […]

Ryleigh Evening Swimmer of the Month

Evening – Ryleigh Taylor Ryleigh fell in love with synchro when she started Kids In Sync at age 8.  Over the past four years, she has had fantastic coaches that challenge her and great teammates to work with at the Novice level.  Last year she earned the 110% Effort Award, and this year she has […]

Leslie Taylor Provincial Championships

11-12 National Figures – 2nd, Jasmine Raybould; 6th, Francesca Seed 11-12 Provincial Team Trials Phase 2 Qualifiers – Jasmine Raybould, Anna Doneva, Francesca Seed, Lily Noe 13-15 Provincial Team Trials Phase 2 Qualifiers – Bella Hajdu, Marissa Enns, Evelyn Young, Aysia Tse Routines: FINA 11-12 Solo – 2nd, Jasmine Raybould, 5th, Sarah Taylor FINA 11-12 […]

Burlington Novice & Recreational Extravaganza

10 & U Pre-Competitive Team– 1st place in Presentation 11-12 Pre-Competitive Team– 1st place in Most Memorable Moment 9-10 Novice Team– 1st place in Most Memorable Moment 11-12 Novice Trio– 1st place in Most Memorable Moment 13-15 Novice Team – 1st place in Most Memorable Moment Congrats to all our novice & pre-competitive coaches: Renee, […]

Elena Podolsky

13-15 FINA OSSC Team Coach since 2005 Elena Podolsky came to Canada in 1990, bringing with her a degree in Physical Education from the University of Moscow and 8 years of expertise as Head Coach at the Central School of Sport Excellence in Moscow. Elena coached at OSSC from 1990-1998. During these years she coached many […]

Stephanie Breitigam

High Performance Program lead and High Performance Coach Stephanie first started coaching in 2001. Since then, she has coached a wide range of levels and age groups at various clubs throughout the province. In 2004, she initiated and developed the re-establishment of the Trent University Synchro Team, and competed with the team. She was the […]