Synchro Canada Announces Patrick Godbout as Communications Manager
Ottawa, October 16th, 2009 – Synchro Canada is pleased to introduce Patrick Godbout as the federation’s new Communications Manager. The announcement was made during the Synchro Canada Annual Meeting held this weekend in Montreal.
Patrick Godbout will manage Synchro Canada media relations, the website and the federation’s social media, with the aim of promoting the sport and the athletes. Based in Montreal, he will officially start his new position on Monday, November 2nd, 2009.
Patrick Godbout is bilingual and has many years of experience in amateur sport. Over the past few years, he worked in communications with Diving Quebec and Diving Canada. He managed media relations, particularly during Olympic trials and international and multisport competitions. He has also managed events and various communications tools for federation members, including the website, newsletters and social media.
“Synchro Canada is extremely pleased to welcome Patrick to our team,” says Synchro Canada Chief Operations Officer, Catherine Gosselin-Despres. “His enthusiasm and extensive experience in amateur sport, at both the provincial and national level, will help us to maximize the promotion and the visibility of synchronized swimming at all levels.”
Media and Synchro Canada members are invited to contact Patrick at: 514 213-9897 or
Chief Operations Officer
Phone: (613) 748-5674, x. 222
Cell: (613) 818-7562