Coach Kathryn Haggis is a working Toronto Actor and Youth Advocate, whose ability to swim has saved her; financially, physically and emotionally over many years.

She was National Open Water Champion for her age group in Sept. 2016. Annually she swims with the Toronto Masters Summer program at Donald Summerville pool and has swum a variety of seasonal open water swims in southern Ontario.

Kathryn is a veteran of Metro-YMCA and Variety Villages’ Aquatic and Community Engagement Departments.

She hosted an Annual Open Water Swim to raise funds and awareness for Variety Village at Buttermilk Falls Resort, in Haliburton Ont. for three years as well as co-created and coached an age-group grassroots program for the St. James Town Swim Club, with the support of Canadian Tire’s Jump Start Program.

Kathryn coaches Toronto Swim Club’s Youth Festival and Junior Provincial groups where she is also known as; Kate and/or Coach Kathy, depending on how old you are and how much time you have between sets 🙂