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 especially his wife who he married in 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!
Kevin Coulman returns to the Calgary Masters Swim Club as the weekend and midmorning coach.
Kevin has been coaching in Canada for 24 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 12 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.