Amanda Jackson ~ Head Coach
Amanda, a former Markham swimmer, is a Level III Coach. Amanda swam for the Markham Artistic Swimming Club from 1988-1996. While at University she was Head Coach of the Guelph Synchro Club. She rejoined our coaching staff in the 1999-2000 season and has been with the club since.
Heather Beveridge ~ Competitive Program
Heather started her synchro career as an athlete with the Hamilton Synchro Club, and swam for nine years, at both the Provincial and the National level. She has coached for Brant Synchro and in university was Head Coach of the Thunder Bay Sychro Club. Heather swam at the Masters level for 5 seasons winning Nationals with her solo and a gold medal at the Pan-American Masters Games with her team in 2013. Heather joined our coaching staff in the 2007-2008 season.
Monique Payne ~ Provincial Competitive
Monique started her synchro career when she was 5 years-old and has competed at both the provincial and national levels. She was very successful as a swimmer winning the first ever gold at Espoir in the 12 and under age group. She was also selected to swim on both the 10 and under and 11-12 Provincial teams. Her dedication comtinued even in the summer months when she would attend training camps in Florida where she also won an international competition.
Cheryl Kaspar ~ Provincial Competitive
Cheryl Kaspar was first introduced to Synchronized Swimming at the age of 7 in Valley East, Ontario (Sudbury). She competed provincially from 1984 to 1990. While overseas, she created a ‘Learn Synchro’ club at the private school where she taught. Since then, she has been coaching her high school swim team. She is excited to be returning to her roots to coach Synchro!
Jaeden Walz ~ Provincial Competitive
Jaeden started her synchro career at the age of 11, swimming on the provincial competitive 11-12 team at the Markham. Over the five years Jaeden swam, she competed in 3 duet and 5 team routines, including a 16-20 team routine she swam when she was just 14 years old. Although Jaeden does not swim anymore, she continues to share her love and passion for the sport and Markham Artistic Swimming through coaching and hopes to show swimmers how amazing and fun synchronized swimming is.
Vered Krukovsky ~ Provincial Competitive
Vered started her synchro career back in 2007, at Markham Artistic Swimming club. she swam for 9 years at the provincial level, and had many successes that she got to share with her teammates. After finishing high school, her synchro career came to a pause as she went away to university. Now 4 years later, she is back at Markham Artistic Swimming beginning my transformation from former swimmer to current coach! she can't wait to see what surprises and adventures await her as she continue her journey as a coach at Markham synchro!