Swimmers of the Month – December 2018

Congratulations to our December 2018 Swimmers of the Month!

The Swimmer of the Month award goes to one swimmer in each group who consistently tries their best and works hard in all that they do. They must have excellent attendance, at practice and at swim meets, so they can demonstrate their improvements during a training and competition setting. And above all, they need to have a positive attitude and be a good role model to their teammates. The Swimmer of the Month must exemplify discipline, dedication, and respect, among other values, that we try to promote to our young athletes with the Pickering Swim Club.

  • Benji Sykes is Swimmer of the Month for the Gold group. Benji was on fire at Lisa Flood swim meet. He broke 7 club records and meet records. Some of those records are 15 + years old!! He can also be found ranked high is Swim Canada rankings in all his events. Making Pickering Swim Club proud!

  • Theodore Bouwman is Swimmer of the Month for the Silver group. Theo has been working towards consistent training . He has some big improvement in his competitions. Keep working towards those goals Theo!

  • Alexander Haines is Bronze’s Swimmer of the Month. At Pickering’s Lisa Flood Sunday Night session, Alex qualified for B champs in 200 Back completing one of his goals this season! Alex continues to work hard on his technical skills and endurance abilities at practice. Congrats Alex!

  • Samira D’Souza is Blue’s Swimmer of the Month. Samira has had an amazing season to date. She has worked very hard in the water, pushing herself more and more at every practice. Samira attacks every practice and encourages her teammates to do so as well. Her dedication to the sport and to improving her technique is admired by her teammates and the coaches as well. Great job so far Samira, cannot wait to see what 2019 will bring for you.

  • Dalton Wright is Swimmer of the Month for the Red group.  Dalton works tirelessly every practice and in his very first 100 Fly was only 2 seconds off qualifying for festivals Which he managed to qualify at the next meet one month later. His hard work and dedication is showing in all his meet performances!
  • Brooke Kato is Swimmer of the Month for the White group. Brooke is the newest addition to the white group and with only two weeks of training competed in her first meet. Brooke blew everyones mind and scared the competition. At practices she is very dedicated and always asking to work on her technique. Awesome job Brooke and cannot wait to see what the rest of the season has in store for you.

  • Alisha Thaha is Swimmer of the Month for Dev B!  Alisha had an amazing Lisa Flood swim meet as she took off a total of 111.62 seconds in one day! Continue to focus on your dive, as your persistence and positivity will pay off! All the best, Alisha!

  • Gracie Hassard-Moore is Swimmer of the Month for Dev A!  Grace has already come a long way since the beginning of the season! Her positivity is admirable, as she never hesitates to cheer on her teammates during daunting, new challenges! Grace has also started to lead her lane and continues to work tirelessly on her strokes.

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