National Teams

Senior National Team

Mack Darragh

  • Age 26
  • Height 185 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club High Performance Centre - Ontario
  • Coach Ben Titley
  • Hometown Oakville, ON
  • Residence Toronto, ON

National Team Highlights

EventFinalist
Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships
2018 Pan Pacific Championships1
Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Gold Coast 2014 Pan Pacific Championships1

Mack’s Bio

  • At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Mack swam the butterfly leg of the men’s 4×100-m medley relay that finished 16th.
  • At the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo, Darragh finished fifth and set a Canadian record in the 200-m butterfly.
  • At the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships, Darragh finished 15th in the 200-m butterfly.
  • At the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Darragh finished sixth in the 200-m butterfly.
  • At the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials, Darragh won gold in the 200-m butterfly to qualify for the 2019 FINA World Championships.
  • Darragh won gold in the 200-m butterfly at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials, qualifying him for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships team.
  • In 2017 he set a Canadian record to win the 200-m butterfly at Canadian Swimming Championships.
  • At the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25-m) in Windsor, Ont. Darragh competed in the 50-m butterfly (46th), 100-m butterfly (28th) and 200-m butterfly (18th), all in personal best time.
    Darragh swam the butterfly laps in both the 4×50-m and 4×100-m medley relay that both finished in 10th.
  • At the 2016 Canadian Olympic & Para-Swimming Trials, Darragh earned two gold medals in both the 100-m and 200-m butterfly, as well as a bronze medal in the 200-m IM.
  • At the 2015 Canadian Swimming Trials, Darragh swam to a bronze medal in the 200-m butterfly and also received a 5th place finish in the 100-m butterfly, as well as a 7th place in the 200-m breaststroke.
  • Darragh represented the University of Missouri at the 2015 Men’s NCAA Division I Championships, where he established school records in the 200-yard butterfly and 200-yard IM. Darragh also advanced to the A-final in the 200-yard butterfly, finishing in 7th
  • Darragh represented Canada at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, where he earned a 6th-place finish in the 200-m butterfly.
  • At the 2014 Canadian Swimming Trials, Darragh captured a silver medal in the 200-m breaststroke and a bronze in the 200-m butterfly, as well as a 6th-place finish in the 400-m IM.
  • At the FINA 3rd World Youth Championships in 2011, Darragh earned a bronze medal in the 200-m butterfly, and established a Canadian age group record in the 15-17 category.
  • 2020 ISL team: Toronto Titans
  • 2019 ISL team: NY Breakers
  • Darragh began following the progression of Michael Phelps when he was 12 years old, and has cited Phelps as his inspiration.
  • Darragh started swimming because of his asthma when he was a child; his mother enrolled him in lessons to help with his breathing, and he fell in love with the sport immediately.
  • After his swimming career, Darragh hopes to open his own business—possibly a restaurant—or pursue a career in marketing.
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @mackdarragh
  • Instagram: @mack.darragh
  • Hobbies: Playing video games, watching movies, playing basketball, volleyball and hanging out with friends and family
  • Off-season interests: Travel, vacation, snowboard
  • Role Model: Six-time Olympic gold medal sprinter Usain Bolt, Jamaica
  • Favourite Quote: “Live your life, love your life”

Mack’s Personal Bests

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EventCourseTimeDateMeetStatusRecordsMasters
400m Medley25mISL Series 9
100m Freestyle Laps25mISL Series 9RELAY
200m Butterfly25mISL Series
50m Backstroke25mDowntown Sprint Meet
50m Breaststroke25mDowntown Sprint Meet
50m Freestyle25mDowntown Sprint Meet
100m Butterfly50m13th Pan Pacific Championships
200m Medley50m13th Pan Pacific Championships
200m Butterfly50m13th Pan Pacific Championships---
200m Freestyle50m13th Pan Pacific Championships
100m Backstroke50mMare Nostrum
50m Freestyle50mAudi Toronto Midtown Pan Am Invitational (TPASC)
50m Butterfly50mXXI Commonwealth Games
200m Medley25mFINA: World Cup No 8 - 2017 Series
100m Medley25mFINA: World Cup No 8 - 2017 Series
100m Breaststroke25mFINA: World Cup No 7 - 2017 Series
100m Breaststroke Laps50mCanadian ChampionshipsRELAY1
100m Butterfly Laps25mFINA: 13th World Short Course ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Butterfly Laps25mFINA: 13th World Short Course ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Butterfly25mFINA: 13th World Short Course Championships
100m Butterfly25mFINA: 13th World Short Course Championships
100m Butterfly Laps50mXXXI Olympic GamesRELAY
100m Breaststroke50mCanadian Swimming Trials
200m Breaststroke50mCanadian Swimming Trials
400m Medley50mUS Open Championships
100m Freestyle Laps50mWorld Championships TrialsRELAY
50m Breaststroke50mWorld Championships Trials
50m Breaststroke Laps50mCanadian Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle Laps50mCanadian Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Backstroke50mAge Group International
1500m Freestyle50mAge Group International
200m Freestyle Laps50mCanadian Olympic & Paralympic Swimming TrialsRELAY
400m Freestyle50mLC Jr. Provincial Championships
50m Backstroke50mLC Jr. Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Backstroke25mSC Junior Provincial Championships
100m Backstroke25mSC Junior Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle Laps25mSC Junior Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Freestyle25mYouth CupRELAY
1500m Freestyle25mCanada Cup
200m Breaststroke25mCanada Cup
200m Freestyle Laps25mCanada CupRELAY
100m Freestyle50mDr. Ralph Hicken Invitational
400m Freestyle25mEastern Canadian Championships
100m Breaststroke Laps25mEastern Canadian ChampionshipsRELAY
800m Freestyle25mEastern Canadian Championships
800m Freestyle50mNSW State Age Group ChampionshipsSPLIT
100m Freestyle25mYouth CupRELAY
50m Breaststroke Laps25mJunior Provincial Championships S.C.RELAY