At Active Together, we believe coaching is central to successfully starting a new sport or physical activity. Our coaches will work with you to build the skills and knowledge you need to find enjoyment and confidence in an active lifestyle.

Keep reading to find out more about our Swim Together Coaches and Fit Together Coaches

Swim Together Coaches

Sydney Dysart

Sydney was an avid swimmer from a young age. She began her competitive swim journey with the Newmarket Stingrays Swim Club at the age of 11. After attending multiple provincial and national championship swim meets over the course of 7 years she decided to continue her swimming career as she went off to university. Sydney…

Laura McCallum

Laura is an passionate swimmer and triathlete, bringing her experience as a swim instructor and personal trainer to her role as a Swim Together coach.

Jessica Schmidt

Jessica an NLS lifeguard, swim instructor and coaches with the Woolwich Wave Swim Team. She loves swimming with friends. Jessica is a grade 11 student at Elmira District Secondary School, where she is part of the school swim team and First Robotics. She enjoys piano, running and her adorable hedgehog.

Izzy Speiran

Izzy loves all things swimming and fun in the sun. She has formerly competed on swim teams, waterfront lifeguarding teams, and works as an NLS swim instructor and lifeguard. Izzy enjoys working with kids and helping them reach their highest potential!

Fit Together Coaches

Kim Broughall

Kim’s career has spanned 25+ years in corporate leadership roles working across North America and Europe. After leaving corporate life she started working out and fell in love with fitness. She initially obtained her Zumba certification followed by her canfitpro Fitness Instructor Specialist (FIS) and Barre Above Certifications and has taught privately with small groups…

Rachel Babor

Rachel graduated from Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts in Toronto, kicking off her entertainment career as a singer/dancer onboard cruise ships. She went on to spend seven straight seasons in a variety of musicals with Drayton Entertainment and other theatre companies across Canada. Rachel completed her Yoga Teacher Training at Shanti Yoga Studio in Nelson BC in 2016.  After teaching…

Haley Baxter (@HALEY_BAXTER20)

Haley is a PhD candidate in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at the University of Waterloo and teaches full time in the Recreation and Leisure Services program at Conestoga College. Her research focuses on volunteer management in community sport organizations. Haley is a former varsity women’s hockey player and currently coaches with the…