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Jean Ross

Synchronized Swimming Builder - Inducted 1968

Jean Ross provided outstanding service to synchro swimming for many years. She coached the Edmonton Aquadettes, who won the Canadian Senior Championship in 1961. This same club went on to win six Alberta Senior Championships, seven Alberta Intermediate Championships and seven Alberta Junior Championships during the period from 1958 to 1966.


After Induction

1962 – 1977        Taught at the Royal Glenora Club.  (The pool opened in 1962.)

1968                     Inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

1977                     Retired from teaching swimming

1998                     Aquadettes Masters Club - won four, first-place awards and

1998                     100 m backstroke in the 80+ category, Jean set a new national record

2000                     Inducted into the City of Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame