Chad Michie – Head Coach
Chad has been on deck for CMSC since September 2011.
Chad also works with the Calgary P-Too program where he is a Lead Coach. Chad was involved in Alberta Summer Swimming where he spent eight seasons working with The Calgary Tritons as a group lead and eventually as their head coach. Chad has spent 11 seasons with the Calgary Patriots, where he has moved into an assistant head coach role.
Chad is a trained NCCP level three coach and is working towards completing his NCCP 301 certification. Chad has over 26 years of experience in swimming as either a coach or a competitive swimmer and hopes to instill his love of the sport in the swimmers.
You can find Chad working with the Evening group!
Coach Erik brings a strong energy and knowledge base to the Calgary Masters Swim Club. He has been a competitive swimmer from age group development to a senior national finalist, has coached competitive swimming for over 10 years, and even dabbled in Masters swimming himself. His background includes over 6 years previously with CMSC, and 4 years coaching triathlon and now specializes in strength-conditioning and rehabilitation as a kinesiologist.
Erik enjoys chatting about super hero movies, books, and anything athletic-performance related. He loves spending time with his nieces, family, and two schnauzers and is looking forward to his wedding (July 2022)!
He brings a thorough background including a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and is currently finishing his Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength Conditioning Association (NSCA). You can find Erik working with the Early-Morning group!
Roger Hanna joins the Calgary Masters for his fourth season with the organization and is excited to bring 20+ years of coaching and swimming experience to the pool deck. Roger has enjoyed the last 9 years of his coaching working with Sr. Age group athletes ranging from the provincial to national level.
During the summers, Roger also acts as the Head Coach of the largest summer swim team in Alberta, The Calgary Swordfish which he has been involved with for 9 seasons. Under his leadership, the Swordfish has won the last four consecutive Summer Provincials and all seven regionals as well as setting countless provincial records.
He has also worked with the Greater Ottawa Kingfish, coaching Senior Age Group and Developmental athletes. Before his work in Ottawa, he coached Developmental Swimming with LASC in Lethbridge from 2010-2015. Roger is a former national level swimmer himself, having competed both across Canada and internationally. He has had the privilege of training and competing with top Canadians and numerous Olympians.
Roger is excited to continue his work with the mid-morning athletes.
Kevin Coulman returns to the Calgary Masters Swim Club as the weekend coach.
Kevin has been coaching in Canada for 22 years. Starting in 1999 he joined the Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club where he worked with athletes ranging from developmental to national level swimmers. Following his successful 10 years with the Goldfins, Kevin became the Head Coach of the Campbell River Killer Whales which he led until eventually joining the Calgary Patriots Swim Club in 2010. With the Patriots, Kevin has helped numerous swimmers swim with the top universities in the country. Kevin started with the CMSC in 2011 and has coached with them off and on for 11 years.
Kevin is a former competitive swimmer and track athlete himself – having, in his youth, pursued both sports at a high level. Kevin has a degree in Kinesiology from the U of S and is a Level Three Certified Coach. He continues to look forward to bringing his knowledge and enthusiasm to the pool everyday.