Coaches


Our Amazing Team

The DSSC Coaching Staff is commited to the development of both athletic ability and character development with all their swimmers 

Kurt Murphy

Head Coach/Director of Swimming 
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The 2021-22 season will be Kurt's twelth with the Delta Sungod Swim Club and his 10th as the Head Coach.  He is looking forward to the continued improvements seen last season in all aspects of the club.  
Coach Kurt will be in charge of the Senior Performance/Development, the Regional Development -Saturday group sand the overall administration of the club.  It is his hope that his brand of coaching will lead to great personal improvements for all swimmers in the club and a smoothly run season for parents and volunteers.  Kurt believes that every child can achieve excellence and that the correct training and motivation will lead them to that achievement.  Success begets success; by starting with small manageable challenges. Building from there an athlete can reach his or her goals; whatever they are striving for.
Kurt is NCCP level 2 qualified and holds an honours degree in human kinetics. 






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Erin Taylor 

Novice and Regional Coach
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Erin is excited to return for her 7thseason with Delta Sungod Swim Club. She will be working with the RegionalDevelopment and Novice White & Blue groups .As a past Sungod swimmer she is happy to be a part of the club and to continue to help it grow into the future through her experiences. 

​​​​​​​ Erin has a background in the sports science program from Douglas College as well as a Special Education Diploma.

Sophie Ferguson 

Junior Performance/Development Coach
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Sophie is excited to return for her third season with the Delta Sungod Swim Club. Sophie will be coaching both Junior Performance and Junior Development. Sophie's current coaching philosophy is to show up and simply try. Sophie believes if each athlete comes onto the pool deck ready to train and determined to give anything a try then they will succeed!

Sophie is NCCP level 1 qualified. ​​​​​​​



Cory Bullock  

Senior Development Coach 
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Cory is excited for his fourth year coaching at Sungod. He is ready to get back into things including swim meets after the long hiatus due to COVID. His philosophy on coaching is that in order for someone to succeed, they need to have some fun along the way. 

Holly Friesen 

Learn to Compete Coach 
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