OTTAWA, September 29, 2015 – Synchro Canada’s Board of Directors welcomed two new members last week as Guy Côté and Judi Enns Bradette were elected at the organization’s Annual Meeting last week in Ottawa.  

Mr Côté, from Mont-Tremblant, QC, is an Information Intelligence Office for Correctional Service Canada.  He has been serving as president of Synchro Québec for the past 5 years and has been involved in synchronized swimming as an official and board member since 2005.Côté et Bradette

Mrs Enns Bradette, from Toronto, ON, is a Partner at Amrop Knightsbridge where she specializes in Executive Search.  She also has a strong background in synchronized swimming, having been a coach for over 10 years, including 5 years as the Head Coach of the Burlington Synchro Club from 1990 to 1995.

Incumbent president Henry Scheil, from Alberta, AB, was re-elected for a two year mandate.

Mr Scheil, a Chartered Accountant working in industry, has been a Synchro Canada board member since 2006 and its president since 2014.

“I’m very proud to have been re-elected and honoured to be serving the synchro community,” stated Mr Scheil after the election.  “We are fortunate to have two individuals joining us who are not only passionate about synchronized swimming but who also have great expertise to bring along.  They are a welcome addition to our board and will help us move the sport forward as we head into an Olympic year.”

“I’d also like to thank out-going board members Janice McLaughlin (ON) and Louise Newburry (AB) for their insightful and committed service.”

Also on Synchro Canada’s 2015-2016 Board of Directors are :

Gail Donohue (North Vancouver, BC, continuing her two-year mandate)

Lorna Proudfoot (St-John’s, NL, continuing her two-year mandate)

Joel Sanders (Gormley, ON, continuing his two-year mandate)

Shelby Harding (Vancouver, BC, athlete council chair)


About Synchro Canada

Synchro Canada is an organization that fosters the pursuit of excellence while developing athletes, citizens, and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at all levels. From its 1924 beginnings in Montréal, synchronized swimming has been actively pursued by more than 70 countries worldwide. Canada proudly ranks among the best of these nations.

Synchro Canada would like to thank its sponsors:

Program partners: Sport Canada, Own The Podium, the Institut national du sport du Québec

Official Aquatic Supplier: Speedo Canada

Official Suncare: Shiseido Canada

Official make up: MAKE UP FOR EVER

Official suppliers: AdUp, National Car Rental

Official hotel: Hilton Hotels Canada

For further information, visit Synchro Canada’s Website at or follow Synchro Canada on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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For information:

Stéphane Côté

Synchro Canada

Communications Coordinator

Email:  [email protected]

Cell.: (418) 420-2125