Quinn Matteis Named To Team Ontario
Following up on the successes of Shark swimmers Genevieve Sasseville and Madison Broad on their selection to National Teams, Quinn Matteis has been selected to the Team Ontario Tour Team participating in the Distance Camp and Dixie Zone Open Water Meet in Miami, Florida.
In addition, Sharks Head Coach, Brian Lindsay has been selected as the Staff Coach to assist Lead Coach Don Burton of the Ontario Swim Academy.
Tour dates are May 2-6 in Miami, Florida with Open Water 5km Meet on Sunday, May 5 at the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key. Team Ontario is to be made up of seven swimmers and were selected based on their 1500m race performance at the recent Eastern Swimming Championships in Quebec City.
Matteis placed 9th and dropped nineteen seconds to get his first Canadian Seniors National Time at 16:32.93.
Swim Ontario, in the selection process, were targeting swimmers who will be under 17 years of age(YOB: 2003 or later) at the 2020 Canadian Olympic Trials who are not currently in the Swimming Canada Open Water ID program.