Scott Svelander Joins Royals Coaching Team

The Valley Royals Track & Field Club welcomes Scott Svelander as Coach of Endurance Running: Middle Distance & Cross Country

Scott Svelander is a level 3 NCCP certified coach in distance running. He has completed a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Simon Fraser University and completed the course requirements for a master’s degree in coaching studies from the University of Victoria. Scott was a long time men’s distance coach for Simon Fraser University where he was fortunate to work with and learn from Canadian Master Coach Gerry Swan and SFU head coach Brit Townsend. Scott has also coached developing athletes at North Surrey Secondary School and Valley Royals. Athletes that Scott has worked with have represented British Columbia and Canada up to and including World Championships and Olympic Games. Scott has coached many Provincial teams at Canadian Championships, Western Canada Games, and Canada Games. He has also coached for Canada internationally.

Practice times for the remainder of Track season will be Mondays at 5:15, Wednesdays at 5:45 and Thursdays at 5:15 at Rotary