Get to know your Coaches of the Windsor Essex Swim Team.
Twelve swimmers from Andrei's group won gold medals at Canadian National championships.
In 1998, 99, 2000 and 2001 received a "Golden Coach Award"
Starting from 2002 it is renamed into "Domestic Excellence Award" from Canadian Swim Coaches Association. Andrei received it 12 times
Ph.D. in Physical Education (1991)
Seasonal course instructor at University of Windsor
Champion of Russia - 100 fly (1979)
Worked as an Official at 22nd Olympic Games in Moscow (1980)
Masters swimming: Ontario provincial record - 200fly (1997). Canadian National record- 200 Medley Relay(1999). National Champion in 50 fly(2014). Silver medal at World Masters Games in 50 fly(2017)
From 2003 developed 22 Sr. National and over 80 Provincial Qualifiers, Canadian National and Ontario Provincial Records.
Coach of the Canadian National Team at Jr. World Championships(Mexico-2008) and North American Challenge Cup(Edmonton-2008)
Coach of the Windsor-Essex Team at International Children Games 2012/Korea, 2013/Windsor, 2014/Australia, 2018/Israel
Coach with WEST -2014
NCCP Swim Coach Level 1 -1993
NCCP Swim Coach Level 2- Trained- 2016
NCCP Diving Coach Level 1 -1993
Swim Ontario Official Level 2
Masters Coach- 2021
Advanced Training and Interest
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Inclusive Recreation Certificate- ICCAN
Females in Sport
Para Sport- Canada and IPC
Positive Coaching Alliance: Double-Goal Coaching Certificates
Changing the Game Female Mentorship Program- 2017, 2018, 2020
Coach 2 Coach Para Sport Mentorship Program- 2020
Committed to the True Sport Philosophy
Coaching Philosophy: I believe being a coach is a very personal responsibility. An opportunity to spend time with young athletes and offer a safe space to learn, explore and challenge oneself. It is my goal to help shape young minds and introduce these young people to incredible opportunities for personal responsibility and accountability, teamwork, goal setting and loyalty.