***Update, Sunday January 20th***Due to the weather today the session in Charlottetown has been cancelled. Pierre will be at the morning practice in Charlottetown tomorrow and the evening practice in Summerside for any parents that would like to meet and speak with him. As of now, we still plan to host the session at 7:00pm in Summerside tomorrow, so hope to see you all there.
Swim PEI is excited to announce the creation of the position of Provincial High Performance Coach and invite you to meet Pierre Lafontaine in Charlottetown on Sunday, the 20th of January at 2:30pm at the Bell Aliant Centre or in Summerside on Monday, the 21st of January at 7:00pm at the Credit Union Place. This will be an informal Meet and Greet / Question and Answer session where both Pierre and a Swim PEI Board member will be present to answer any and all questions with respect to this position and program going forward. This Meet and Greet is open to all athletes, coaches, parents, and Club Board members.
Pierre’s career in sport spans over three decades and multiple countries including Australia, USA and Canada and includes working with swimmers, cyclists, and cross-country skiers. He was the CEO and Head Coach of Swimming Canada for over eight years having coached the National Team at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics as well as at numerous World Championships, Commonwealth Games, and Pan-Am Games.