High Performance Coaches 2016-12-07T03:12:58+00:00

High Performance Coaches

Jennifer Land

Jennifer is a certified Coach at the “Competition Development” level (formerly Level 3). Jennifer competed at the elite level in synchronized swimming: was a member of Canada’s National Team, won bronze and gold medals at the Canada Winter Games, and competed internationally at both the Swiss and Austrian Open. After a successful career as an athlete, Jennifer began to coach with the Manitoba Aquadians (1986 – 87 season). Her leadership has helped her athletes find success at both Divisionals and Nationals and her team became the first Manitoba team to medal at a National championship. She has led one of her athletes to earn a spot on the Canadian Junior National team and her team competed internationally at the French Open. Jennifer has been involved in synchro from a young age and with close to 40 years of involvement in the sport as an athlete and a coach she brings a wealth of experience to whatever group she coaches.

Sarah Benson

Sarah is certified at the Competition Development (formerly Level 3) level of coaching, and is a Level 2 Official in synchronized swimming, and has coached for Winnipeg Synchro since 2003. Sarah served as the Assistant Coach for the Manitoba Canada Winter Games team in 2011, and as the Head Coach for the CWG team in 2015. In addition to her role at Winnipeg Synchro, Sarah is also the Provincial Team coach for Synchro Swim Manitoba and is in charge of the High Performance and Developing Talent programs in our province. Sarah trained as an elite level synchronized swimmer, and was a member of the first Manitoba team to win a medal at a National Championship (silver.) She also competed, in both team and duet, as a member of the 2003 Manitoba Canada Winter Games squad and Western Canada Summer Games squad. Sarah began to coach at the recreational level while still swimming and enjoyed passing on her knowledge to her young athletes. Her teams have won many provincial championships and in 2009 won a silver medal at the MASY Challenge. Sarah believes that all athletes, regardless of ability, should strive to reach their potential in the sport that she loves. She has completed her Bachelor of Arts Honours in Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg.

Kacie Reimer

Kacie competed in synchronized swimming for over a decade, and has coached for Winnipeg Synchro since 2011. She competed at the Canada Winter Games in 2011 as a member of Team Manitoba, and placed sixth in solo routine at the Canadian Open National Championships. She is currently studying Architecture at the University of Manitoba. She would like to bring her athletes the great experience and friendships that come with the sport of synchronized swimming. She hopes to give the athletes she coaches a fantastic year of swimming.