Swimming team's news

AA Championships / Blainville / February 22-24, 2019

AA Championships / Blainville / February 22-24, 2019

Congratulations to all 37 athletes that represented PCSC at the AA Championships in Blainville this past weekend! Throughout the weekend, the athletes demonstrated their readiness and eagerness to perform in each of their individual events...

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PCSC wins the 2019 Winter 11-12 Provincial Championship

PCSC wins the 2019 Winter 11-12 Provincial Championship

The Pointe-Claire coaches would like to congratulate all the 11-12 swimmers who participated at the 11-12 championship in Gatineau last weekend. It was a very successful meet for all the Pointe-Claire Swimmers. The team finished first overall in...

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Junior Prospect Selection Camp in Arizona

Junior Prospect Selection Camp in Arizona

As part of our 2016-2021 Strategic plan, one of the important elements is to ensure that our best young high-level athletes have the opportunity to participate in competitions and training camps that will stimulate their development all the way...

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The swimming team


The Pointe-Claire swimming team is a team at the forefront. We are constantly on the lookout for best practices in the swimming world.

Experienced and passionate coaches ensure that the full potential of each of our athletes is maximized. We are ready to travel around the world to offer many challenges and achieve world-class goals.

In short, the POINTE-CLAIRE experience is unique in the world … You are not part of a team; you are part of a family.


The current swim team was created in 1967 by George Gate. Very quickly, the elite development philosophy and the exceptional recruiting system boosted the performance of the athletes.

Since its founding, the team has contributed to the success of 16 Olympic athletes and has won 5 Olympic medals. The swimming team also has more than 250 national champions.

Even today, the new generation of coaches and athletes applies the fundamentals, vision and philosophy of founder George Gate.



1988 Seoul Olympics
1988 Seoul Olympics
2000 Sydney Olympics
2008 Beijing Olympics
2012 London Olympics

Victor Davis
– Silver Medal, 4×100 m – Medley Relay
– 4th, 100 m – Breaststroke

Paul Szekula,

Craig Hutchison
– 29th, 100 m Freestyle
– 6th, 4×100 m – Medley Relay
– 13th, 4×100 m – Freestyle Relay

Tobias Oriwol
– 14th, 200 m – Backstroke
– 14th, 4×200 m – Freestyle Relay

Samantha Chevreton
– 11th, 200 m – Freestyle
– 4th,  4×200 m – Freestyle Relay
– 12th, 4×100 m  – Medley
– 11th, 4×100 m – Freestyle


Our coaches

Martin Gingras

Senior National Elite Entraîneur-chef

Etienne Paquet

Responsable 10 & under

Natalia Kalbarczyk

Age Group Provincial Development A

Robert MacLean

Provincial B

Angela Santamaria

9 & 10 Years – 1A

Danielle Brabant

8 & Under – 2A

Fernanda Parente

Club Administrator

Paul Biloserskyj

Sport-Études Élite
Responsable Groupe d’âge

Chris Bielby

Senior Provincial A
Responsable Sport-Études

Charles Coffin

Age Group Provincial Development B

Nicole Waldie

Age Group Development C

Stephanie Shewchuk

8 & Under – 2B

Émile Denault

9 & 10 Years – 1D

Arielle Rousseau

Head Athletic Therapist

Philip Garverick

Senior National Development

Félix Gosselin

Age Group Provincial A
Sport-Études Development

Mark McLellan

Provincial B
8 & Under – 2C

Kevin Bertrand

Age Group Development D

Emma O'Donnell

9 & 10 Years – 1C

Esther Savouré

9 & 10 Years – 1B