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Coaching 101 Course Offered May 8-10th

There is a Coaching 101 course being offered at Uvic on the weekend of May 08, 09, 10. The course is the first step to becoming a certified coach and is only offered about twice a year.  For further details, look for more information at:



Western Canada Games Selection

Congratulations to Lucas TylerLauren Crisp, Rachel Sawchuk and Molly Gowans on their selection to BC's Western Canada Games Team. Also to Coach Rod Barratt who will be the women's coach for the team. Swimming events take place in Fort Mc Murray August 13-15.


Christin Petelski and PCS Honoured at Uvic Vikes Awards

PCS and Vikes alumn and two time Olympian Christin Petelski was inducted into the UVic Vikes hall of fame this week.  This is a great honour as Christin joins an amazing list of athletes of teams that have been inducted.  A great video was created to present Christin and is linked below.


McKay, Gowans, Crisp all on fire.

World/Pan Am Trials. Day three Finals.

Jon  McKay hit hard on the second half of the men's 400m Free climbing up the field over the second half to finish fifth in another PB. His last 200m was very competitive and brought him close to the podium. McKay was very pleased with his result noting he feels really ready for 1500m tomorrow.


McKay, Gowans, Crisp Advance

Day Three Toronto:

Jon McKay advanced to the A final in 400m Freestyle in 7th spot with a personal best. Lauren Crisp also out did her previous best and climbed to 12th to earn a spot in the B Final and Molly Gowans, again w a lifetime best advnaced to 19th securing herspot for tonight. Yesterday Lauren Crisp had a PB in 50 back (30.58) and estblished a new 15-17 and senior club record in the process.

Finals tonight go at 6:00PM EST.


Crisp Gowans record form day one trials

Day one was good to PCS. Lauren Crisp advanced to the B final and finished 16 in 1:03.3 taking over 1.5 sec off her best and exceeding the VIr record in the process. Her time broke the standing record 15-17 of Nickki Dryden from 1992. Molly Gowans was off her game in the 200 fr but came up big in1500 m with the third fastest time . Her time also a VIR record.


Wavemaker - (wāv-mā-kǝr) – noun

Catch the wave!

Wavemaker - (wāv-mā-kǝr) – noun
1) Someone or something that generates an area of moving water that is raised above the main surface of an ocean, a lake or pool.
2) An annual swim meet hosted by UVPCS, this year on April 24-26, where officials and volunteers wear tropical-themed clothing, athletes swim quickly and a good time is had by all.



Following up on their home-town win last summer, UVic-Pacific Coast Swimming won the 2015 SwimBC Short Course Age Group Championships, held March 5-7, at the Surrey Sports and Leisure Centre.

After the first day of the meet, UVPCS was just marginally ahead of a surprising Kisu Swim Club out of Penticton, holding a lead of under 40 points.  The second day saw UVPCS pull a little more ahead - just over 100 - but still within striking distance.


Day Two 3 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze for UVPCS

Day Two Finals - Another Successful day. 3 Gold 1 Silver 2 Bronze.

The second day of competition at UBC was regarded as slow on average but UVPCS was top notch. Molly Gowans lead out the evening with a gold medal 8:51 800 Fr for the win in the Open division. AnnaLetkeman(9:42.4), Lauren Crisp(9:45.4) and Rachel Sawchuk(9:49.63) were 10th, 11th and 14th in the 18 and U.

200Br Ian Wiliams continued to improve moving to 5th in the Open category(2:35)


BC Senior Open Day One: 1 Gold 1 Silver 1 Bronze

UBC - Day One 

The First day of the BC Senior Open at UBC was very strong for UVPCS. Gowans takes Silver. Crisp strikes Gold. Beland snatches bronze

400 Fr: Molly Gowans(4:20) took Silver in the the open category to Emily Overholt. In the 18 and U division Lauren Crisp finished 9th in a best(4:37.1). Rachel Sawchuk was right behind for 10th also a PB(4:37.4). Anna Letkeman had a best in the prelims and was just over at night to conclude in 16th.

200Fr 18 and U Nick Beland was 13th(2:04) and Aiden Longcroft-Harris 16th(2:05)



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