Our team grew from 70 swimmers in 2017, to 98 in 2018.
Whitecourt Blue Dolphins End of Season Awards 2018
Club Bests: A total number of 10 new club records were set this season!
Samia Davidson: 4 Girls 15-17: 50 Back, 100IM, 100 Back, 50 Free
Eric Davidson: 1 Boys 17& U: 1500 Free
Matthew Hill: 1 Boys 9/10: 25 Back
Brandon Golby: 1 Boys 18+: 50 Back
Joel Thomsen: 1 Boys 18+: 50 Breast
Jayda Robinson: 1 Girls 9/10: 200 Free
Alice Boll: 1 Girls 18+: 100IM
Mentor Swimmers: The coaching staff wanted to recognize the hours of volunteer time of a few of our senior swimmers. Thank you for all of your help with our younger swimmers: Eden Durocher, Peyj Woykin, Samia Davidson, Eric Davidson, Josh Robinson, Jorja Amiot, Madeline Blain
Sportsmanship Award: Team members who support fellow swimmers, maintaining a positive attitude and portray a general sense of sportsmanship.
Junior Female: Alexia Thomsen
Junior Male: Quinton Larsen
Senior Female: Brynn Munro
Senior Male: Caden Veroba
Perseverance Award: Swimmers who showed great spirit in the face of adversity.
Most Improved Swimmer: This is awarded to swimmers who have made a huge improvement this season. We look at overall skill and performance that result in consistent personal bests. Consideration is also given to attitude and effort.
Junior Female: Hannah Garnier
Junior Male: Brayden Anderson
Senior Female: Jorja Amiot
Senior Male: Liam MacDougall
Coaches Choice: The swimmers the coaches feel have put in an impressive effort and pushed themselves this season.
Junior Female: Ellie Theroux
Junior Male: Dax Holloway
Senior Female: Madeline Blain
Senior Male: Liam Hill
Most Dedicated Swimmer: This goes to swimmers that show up early, make every effort not to miss a practice, follow directions and constantly work to improve their swimming, as well as attending several meets throughout the season.
Junior Female: Ava Roche and Ella Langley
Junior Male: Dominic Andrusiak
Female: Eden Durocher
Male: Eric Davidson
Rookie of the Year: This is awarded to the male and female that have made improvements throughout the season, had consistent attendance and put in a great effort. This year’s recipients are:
Female: Payton Baker
Male: Logan Lee
Most Outstanding Male and Female:
This is awarded to the top male and female from the club based on points accumulated throughout the season.
Female runner up: Peyj Woykin with 159 points
Male runner up: Matthew Hill with 213 points
Female: Samia Davidson with a total of 180 points
Male: Eric Davidson with a total of 257 points
2018 Provincial Swim Meet Team Results
We had 7 individuals and 4 relay teams compete at Provincials.
Samia Davidson won the bronze medal in the Girls 15-17 50m Backstroke.
Matthew Hill won two silver medals, in Boys 9&10 25m Backstroke and 50m Backstroke.
Our Mixed 9&10 Medley Relay team won a bronze medal. Matthew Hill swam backstroke, Jayda Robinson swim breaststroke, Payton Baker swam butterfly and Logan Lee swam freestyle.
Congratulations to all of our swimmers on a job well done in 2018.