New coach for TRAX Swim Club

Ontario swimmer Stephanie Braxmeier joins TRAX Swim Club as assistant coach.

Stephanie Braxmeier joined the TRAX Swim team as assistant coach.

Stephanie Braxmeier joined the TRAX Swim team as assistant coach.

University of Waterloo record holder Stephanie Braxmeier joined the TRAX Swim Club as assistant coach earlier this week.

Braxmeier a former swimmer and record holder with the University of Waterloo was a silver and bronze medalist in the 2009 Ontario provincials and broke University records in 2010 and 2014. Braxmeier brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and is a certified lifeguard, swim instructor, swim coach and qualified recreational therapist. She will be working alongside Coach Mike Konkin to develop and mentor all TRAX Swim Club swimmers.

TRAX Swim Club is a non-profit society established in the fall of 2012 to promote exceptional athletics in the sport of competitive swimming as part of Swim BC/Swim Canada within the Greater Trail Area and beyond.

With the addition of Braxmeier, the club also announced that it will offer a new Jr TRAX and Masters training programs this season.

Jr. TRAX is for age eight-to-16 years old that can swim a minimum of one length of a 25 metre pool without assistance and goes Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Starting 04 Oct)

TRAX Masters/Maintenance program is for athletes capable of swimming a minimum of one length of a 25 metre pool without assistance, and runs Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Anyone interested in joining the TRAX Swim Club please email: traxswimclub@gmail.com