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The Team

Who We Are

Alex Shogolev

Founder & Head Coach

Alex has been in the sport of swimming for over 15 years, both as a swimmer & a coach. Throughout his experience, he has been fortunate enough to visit numerous locations and partake in diverse training methods which expanded his passion and knowledge about the sport. Alex has traveled and competed across the nation and internationally as well. Alex has been training with several well-known swim teams across the country such as the University of Calgary Dino's and the University of Manitoba Bisons. Some of the meets he has attended include Canada West Championships, Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Championships,  and the 2016 Rio Olympic Trials. Alex has been coaching swimming since 2016 and has developed a program for quick and efficient progress. Alex enjoys teaching and developing athletes, even if it means starting with little to no skill. Alex looks forward to working with your swimmers to help them achieve their goals!

Nick Leskiw

Assistant Coach

Nick is a University of Manitoba student completing his science degree. Nick has extensive knowledge and has been involved in swimming for over 10 years. He has represented himself on numerous provincial relays, and provincial events. Nick has attended high-level meets such as the Canada Games. Nick enjoys coaching and passing on his knowledge to the future generation.

Geneson Mendoza

Assistant Coach

Geneson Mendoza, our Assistant Coach, is a seasoned swimming enthusiast whose journey through the sport has been marked by excellence and dedication. Beginning his swimming career at the age of six in the Philippines, he competed at club, school, and national levels before making a mark in NCAA and international competitions during his college years. In 2011, Geneson transitioned into coaching, starting at San Beda College and Lake City Swimming Club, and was chosen as a coach for the Philippine swim delegation at the ASEAN School Games in 2014. Relocating to Winnipeg in 2018, he has continued to share his expertise by coaching masters and junior-level swimmers, emphasizing the importance of proper techniques and stroke corrections as he pursues his unwavering passion for the sport.

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