Join us this Friday, May 22 at 11:30 AM EST, as we have our weekly Lunch and Learn. This week's guest speaker is Thomas Fogh. Follow a coaches journey of preparing for and competing at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. Thomas Fogh brings over 15 years’ experience as a high-performance sailing coach, training athletes on an international level. Thomas is the Program Manager, Learn to Sail at Port Credit Yacht Club.

Thomas's sailing achievements

    Member Canadian Sailing Team 1988 – 2001
    Competed in over 15 World Championships, Top 3 World Championship
    Top 10 European Championship
    3 Olympic Trials (1992, 1996, 2000) – 2nd place each
    Participated in Ontario Summer Games, Canadian Pan Am Trails, Danish Olympic Trials
    Multiple Canadian Championships (Optimist, Soling), Canadian Youth Championship – 2nd (1987), 4th (1988) Laser Class
    US, North America Champion – Soling (1995, 1996)
    British National Champion – Tornado (1991)
    Star North American Championships 18th (2001)
    J24 Ontario Season Series-1st (4 regattas-2 x 1st place, 1 x 3rd place, 1 x 4th place)(Qualify for World’s)
    Laser 2 North American Championships – 2nd (1986) (first time in double handed boat)

Thomas's coaching achievements coaching high-performance competitors to name a few, the Ontario 420 Sailing Team to five top-10s at the CDN Youth Championship and the Pan Am Development team, and coached Pan Am Games 2015, with his athletes winning a Silver Medal and three 5th place finishes, Team placings – 2nd J24, 5th for Lightning, Hobie 16 and Snipe. he coached the US Snipe Team at the 2015 World Championships, achieving eight top-10 finishes and placing 7th overall, and coached the Melges 24 Team for the 2016 Worlds.

See you Friday on ZOOM!

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