Four local swimmers selected to Team BC

Team BC fills out the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games pool squad for the August 5-16 event

Team BC SwimBC announced the team selected to represent Team BC in the sport of swimming at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games, which will take place August 5-16, in Fort McMurray, AB.

The swimming events themselves will take place on August 13-16 and will have a strong Campbell River presence.

“The selection committee used a selection criteria to choose a team that has strength and depth, and we were pleased that almost all of the swimmers nominated were able and willing to compete at this event for TeamBC,” said Team Leader, Mike Flegel of SwimBC. “The swimmers represent almost every region from across BC, and should be one of the strongest teams we’ve ever fielded at this competition.”

Mike Flegel (SwimBC) will serve as the Team Leader, while Tina Hoeben (Penticton) and Rod Barratt (Victoria) will be the Head Boys and Girls Coaches, respectively.

Darryl Rudolf (Campbell River) will be the para-swimming coach and Carrie Matheson (SwimBC) will act as Team Manager, while the Special Olympics will have Aaron Leontowich (Kamloops) as Coach and Brianna Kowalski (Abbotsford) as the Manager.

Campbell River swimmers selected:

GIRLS SQUAD:

Mackenzie Padington

BOYS SQUAD:

Conner Skuse

PARA SWIMMER: Ian Ralston

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SWIMMER:

Jesse Shade