OUR COACHES

KISO Swim School strives to create a positive atmosphere and bring a fun teaching approach that optimizes efficiency for every client. All contracted coaches are highly qualified, maintaining current safety certifications, updated background screening and completion of KISO Swim School Coach's Training Course.

 

Check out the high energy team we have operating all over South Florida and ready to make a splash with you! 

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Kristin Barton

Founder & CEO

Kristin Barton, known as "Coach K", brings 30+ years of experience in the sport of swimming. Her knowledge base derives as an NCAA Division 1 and national level swimmer, as well as coaching individuals from survival skills to elite levels. Her passion is to consistently evolve the teaching approach of swimming, from water safety skills to elite performance, that truly propels KISO Swim School as a top-ranked, world renown swim organization. Through every program, Kristin constantly strives to share the mission of KISO Swim School - To create happy, healthy and safe communities through the sport of swimming across the globe.

Head Coach

Gina Carbone

Coach Gina happily rejoins us for a new year and a continued passion to teach the sport of swimming. A mother of three boys, all competitive swimmers, and now grown, Gina has been around pools all her life. Prior to KISO Swim School, she coached with renown club team, Bolles Swimming in Jacksonville, Florida. Gina has also worked with various "learn-to-swim" programs, teaching young children water safety skills and the foundations of swimming. Coach Gina lives an active and healthy lifestyle with her husband and enjoys walks along the beach.

Assistant Coach

1 year old & up

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Anastasia Walker

Coach Anastasia enters her 5th year with KISO Swim School and she is definitely a family favorite! After studying abroad for her major, she graduated summer 2020 in Exercise Science at Florida Atlantic University. She swam competitively for over 8 years and has taught for over 5 years on all levels of swimming - she loves working with our youngest students the most! When she's not teaching, Coach Anastasia loves to play with her husky and go to the beach.

Assistant Coach

6 months old & up