Sandy Goss

Sandy Goss

Category: Swimmer
Name: Sandy Goss
Club: North York Aquatic Club
Coach(es): Mark Temple, Paul Bergen, Randy Reese, Mitch Ivey, Byron MacDonald


1988 Olympic Games, Seoul, South Korea,
Silver 4x100m Medley Relay
1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles,
United States, Silver 4x100m Medley Relay

Canada's Sandy Goss competes in the swimming event at the 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles. (CP PHOTO/ COA/Ted Grant )  Sandy Goss du Canada participe en natation aux Jeux olympiques de Los Angeles de 1984. (Photo PC/AOC)

Sandy Goss was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia on October 2, 1966. At the age of eight, Sandy moved to Toronto and started to swim for the North York Aquatic Club. By the age of eleven, Sandy made the tour team for Canada that traveled to Germany and won two silver medals. At age of seventeen, Sandy broke the short course World Record in the 200 backstroke at Canadian Nationals. He then went on to represent Canada at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles and the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. Sandy was a member of the 4×100 medley relay that won the Olympic silver medal at both the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games. Throughout his swimming career, Sandy was a 14-time Canadian National Champion, a member of the National team for ten years, the 1984 Aquatic Athlete of the Year, and a member of the Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame.

Sandy was a member of the National Team from 1983 until 1992. He attended the University of Florida in Gainesville and was a 24-time All American as well as a 26-time All-SEC (South Eastern Conference) from 1987 to 1991. Sandy lives in Toronto with his wife Judy and has two children; Riley 11 and Kennedy 10. He currently works as a stock broker for Research Capital in Toronto.