Synchro Canada News: February 11, 2011
Please find important news about Synchro Canada below:
- One week left to the synchronized swimming events at the 2011 Canada Games
- the 2011 Canada Games section on our Website
- videos of Synchro Canada National Senior Team Members talking about their experience at the Canada Games
- SIRC February 2011 newsletter on the Canada Games
- UPDATE: 2011 Athlete Council Election
Synchro Canada has decided to extend the deadline for nominations for the 2011 Athlete Council to encourage more members to nominate athletes for the positions available. The new deadline is February 27th, 2011. Given the extended deadline, the provincial championship elections will be cancelled and the elections will instead take place at each Divisional Championship in March. Apply now!
- UPDATE: 2011 Eastern/Atlantic Divisionnals Championships
Check out the information package #2 regarding the 2011 Eastern/Atlantic Divisionals Championships. Also download the registration and the spacing and hospitality form now.
- Order your 2011 Canadian Open Limited Edition Hoodie Now!
Order now your 2011 Canadian Open Limited Edition Hoodie! For pre-sale only at $45, orders must be received by April 3rd, 2011. Please note that no other clothing will be for sale at the competition. More details and see picture.
- Blog on TVGO.ca
Synchro Canada is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Quebec based Website TVGO.ca for the publishing of periodic blogs from its Communications Manager, Patrick Godbout. Check out his first one presenting himself.
- 2010-2011 Club Excellence Program
Synchro Canada is pleased to announce that the 2010-2011 Club Excellence Program is now available for clubs to access online. The application deadline for the Club Excellence Program is February 25th, 2011. All of the information is available in the Club Excellence Program section of our Website.
- Deadline for the March Canadian Synchronized Swimming Community Member of the Month: Wednesday, February 23
You have until Wednesday, February 23 at 5 pm (Eastern time), to send the name, a picture and an explanation of a person that you think must be the March Canadian Synchronized Swimming Community Member of the Month. To do so, please send it to
. You can mention a performance or an extraordinary story regarding one of your swimmers or judges or even point out the hard work of one of your volunteers or administrators! Check out the last member of the month.
- CTV Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Vancouver 2010
CTV has produced two original programs celebrating Vancouver 2010 and Canada’s Olympians: VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, and the documentary 17 DAYS. The programs air this weekend to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the Olympic Winter Games. More details .
- Employment opportunity at Commonwealth Games Canada
Commonwealth Games Canada is currently inviting applications for a position within its International Development through Sport (IDS) unit. The International Internship Programs Officer will report to the Manager of International Programs, and will be responsible and accountable for the administration, development and implementation of CGC’s International Development through Sport internship programs. More details.
- Stronger Influence of Olympic Movement Displayed in 'Power 50' List
The widespread influence of Canada's surging Olympic Movement is illustrated in The Globe and Mail's "Power 50" list. Alongside eight current athletes are influential members of several Canadian Olympic Team partners, and three individuals closely tied to Canada's potential success at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Leading the Olympic executives on the Power of 50 list is COC President Marcel Aubut, who has raised the profile of the organization since taking office in April 2010, building on the Olympic momentum flowing from Vancouver 2010. Joining him on the list is Canada's 2012 Chef de Mission Mark Tewksbury, who will lead and support the Canadian Olympic Team at the London Games, and Alex Baumann, the swimming icon who returned to Canada in 2007 to lead the COC's summer sport development – and who is now chief executive director of Own the Podium. More details.
- Chunky Nutrition Tips of the Month of February 2011
Check out the Chunky Nutrition Tips of the Month of February 2011 on smoothies and training. Check it out now.
- Christopher Jones Appointed Senior Leader of Sport Matters Group
Sport Matters is delighted to announce the appointment of Christopher Jones as its Senior Leader. Based in Ottawa, Mr. Jones will lead the Sport Matters network in maximizing the important contribution that sport makes to Canadian society and in advancing the sport and public policy agenda. More details.
- News from the members
Do you have any news that you would like to share with other provinces and members? Your news can be on any subject, including about an athletes, coaches, administrators or officials. It can even be about your provincials programs or competitions. Send them to
and we’ll be more than happy to share it with the other members.
Nepean Synchro Swim Club
Congratulations to Shannon Smith from the Nepean Synchro Swim Club who was recently choses as CTV’s Athlete of the Week and interviewed by Synchro Canada alumni and Olympic Gold medalist Carolyn Waldo. Check it out now.
Congratulations to Brittany Mueller who was selected to swim in a show with dolphins and beluga whales at Sea World in San Antonio in summer 2011. More details.