2014 - Dr. Cameron Grant

Dr. Cameron Grant

CAMERON GRANT moved from Edmonton to Stettler, Alberta in 1972 at the age of two. He joined the Stettler Centennial Swim Club when he was seven years old and began to flourish in the sport. He attended the Stettler public school system and graduated from William E. Hay Composite High School in 1987.

Cameron represented Canada on the Canadian National Youth Swim Team and Canadian National Swim Team from 1985 through 1991. During his swimming career, Cameron swam for Canada throughout the United States, Europe, Israel, Australia, and South Korea.

In 1986 Cameron won the summer senior national championships in the 100 meter and 200 meter breaststroke races; and, in 1987 he set a new Canadian National Age Group record for the 200 meter breaststroke.

Cameron earned a spot on the Canadian Olympic Swim Team in 1988 and was able to swim for Canada at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

Representing Canada in both the 100 meter and 200 meter breaststroke events at the Olympics was the highlight of Cameron's swimming career.

After retiring from university swimming in 1991, Cameron turned his attention to academics and was accepted into the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1992.

After graduating from the University of Alberta in 1996 with a doctorate in dental surgery (DDS), Cameron went on to obtain a Diploma in Hospital Dentistry in 2000 from the University of Saskatchewan/Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon.

Since 1996 Cameron has worked in public health (special needs dentistry), aboriginal focused dental care (reserve based dentistry) and private practice.

In 2002 Cameron opened up the first dental clinic in Blackfalds, Alberta and has been serving the community's dental needs since then in full time private practice.

In 2011 Cameron started coaching with the Red Deer Catalina Swim Club and presently coaches one of the developmental swim squads with the club and enjoys giving back to the sport.

Married to Genevieve Grant since 1997 they have four children - Chloe, Ethan, Myles, and Harrison - who are also involved in the sport of competitive swimming with the Red Deer Catalina Swim Club.