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.

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

 

 

Just Posted

Police seek witnesses to fatal weekend accident

Wayne Kernachan was struck by a vehicle while responding to an accident

Pedestrian killed on Highway 22 Saturday evening

Police say 51-year-old man died after being hit by car

UPDATE: DriveBC says highway re-opened after accident

Highway 22 closed for seven hours on Saturday

Forestry workers set to begin job action in Kootenays

Operations in Castlegar, Cranbrook, Galloway, Elko, Radium, Golden may see job action this week.

Métis Flag flies in Trail on Louis Riel Day

Area students, officials and public attend flag raising at Trail City Hall

Six students arrested, charged in sex assault probe at Toronto all-boys school

The school’s principal, Greg Reeves, described the video of the alleged sexual assault as ‘horrific’

Jamie Koe, other curlers kicked out of bonspiel for being too drunk

‘You don’t kick around other players’ bags, it’s disrespectful and we expect better of our players’

Homicide victim found under B.C. bridge identified as Hells Angels member

Chad John Wilson was one of four men arrested in Spain in 2013 on allegations of smuggling cocaine.

B.C. Sikh temple vandalized with racist graffiti

Racist graffiti was found on the side of the building this morning

Shots fired near Chicago hospital, multiple victims: police

Police say at least one possible offender has been shot

B.C. to allow ride hailing services to operate in 2019

Fee will be applied to fund options for disabled people

Chocolate lab missing along Coquihalla

Brad Gibson is asking for help locating his missing dog.

B.C. connection to launch of new $10 bill

Great nephew of Viola Desmond says bill is a ‘step in the right direction’

Elections BC keeps eye on Canada Post dispute, but no change in Nov. 30 deadline

Vote No spokesman say an extension of one or two weeks would ensure all ballots are counted

Most Read