Lauren is returning for her tenth season with the Calgary Swordfish. As incoming Head Coach, Lauren is excited to uphold the Swordfish culture of commitment to community and dedication to excellence. She has been an extremely valuable part of our success and a critical piece of the coaching team for many years.
Lauren has been coaching in Calgary for thirteen years. She brings with her an expertise and understanding of the fundamentals of competitive swimming and has centered her career around developing fundamentals programs in the teams she has worked with. She concentrates on technical and holistic growth of swimmers as both athletes and individuals. Her focus will be to bring together the competitive success of winning with our philosophy of fun to ensure our swimmers enjoy the experience that Swordfish is notorious for.
In addition to coaching with the Calgary Swordfish, Lauren is currently coaching her fourth season with Calgary Patriots, a winter based swim club in the age group program. Prior to this, she coached developmental swimming with the University of Calgary Swim Club from 2010-2018 where she worked with many swimmers and coaches to lead one arm of the team’s developmental program.
Outside of the pool, Lauren holds a BA in Communications and Media Studies and has experience in administration and organization. She enjoys event planning and has a passion for the arts.