KISO Swim School strives to create a positive atmosphere and bring a fun teaching approach that optimizes efficieny 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.


Click the coach's name or photo to see a quick video bio clip. Check out the high energy team we have operating all over South Florida and ready to make a splash with you! 

Kristin gilliam barton
CEO & Founder of KISO Swim School


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 mastered skills coaching athletes from beginner to elite levels. It is her passion 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 happier, healthier and safer communities through the sport of swimming across the globe.

the team

Thais Dias

Ms. Thais is your go-to contact for all scheduling, registration and event questions. Majoring in Public Relations she enters her senior year at Florida Atlantic University. Ms. Thais is excited to connect you with our team and build a relationship with your family! Though a natural busy body, she does love spending time with family in her free time.

Human Resources Administrator

Nicole Camacho

Ms. Nicole joins KISO Swim School with much excitement. A small town girl from Ohio, Nicole swam on a team her entire childhood, before moving to Florida to finish out high school and attend college at Florida Atlantic University. After relocating, she began working with children that had disabilities, in both equine and aquatic therapy. In 2018, she earned a Bachelors Degree is Psychology, and looks forward to furthering her education in Behavioral Psychology. In Nicole's free time, she enjoys playing with her two dogs, going to the gym or sipping yummy drinks at Starbucks.

Director of Operations

Chad Williams

Coach Chad starts his first year with KISO Swim School bringing an enthusiastic attitude and valuable butterfly technique! Through prior coaching experience since the age of 15, he is eager to share his technique and love for the sport of swimming towards children of all ages.  As a current college student himself majoring in business management at Florida Atlantic University, Coach Chad has aspirations of owning his own swim school one day! As Coach Chad approaches his 19th year swimming in a team setting, he aspires to engage all children in the love for water, staying active, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle!

Head Dolphin Swim Club Coach

Alexandra Atkins

Coach Alexandra "Spence" enters her first year with KISO Swim School with much excitement! Originally from Nashville, Tennessee - Spence is excited to share her extensive experience in swimming with our community. Entering her Senior year at Florida Atlantic University majoring in Business Marketing, Spence has been an active athlete practicing swimming in three different swimming educational programs. Swimming has always been her passion as she joins us with prior coaching experience and mentor-ship in the university. Spence can't wait to meet you and be a part of your children's growth and development in the sport!

Dolphin Swim Club Coach

Deedra Hernandez

Coach Deedra is eager to start her first year here with us at KISO Swim School with over 25 years of coaching expertise. Originally from the "Big Apple", she shares with us her passion, and drive for teaching all levels of child education. Although Coach Deedra's has experience in all levels, it is her life's mission to share her love for teaching special needs students of all ages. Coach Deedra is excited to make a difference in our community and looks forward to working with all our clients and sharing her passion with us! 

Lead Development Coach

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Mailing Address:

170 NE 2nd Street

PO Box #4077

Boca Raton, FL 33429-4077


Phone Number: 

(561) 232 - 2010


important dates

December 22 - January 5th

Winter Holiday Break

Janurary 6th

winter session 2 begins

January 22nd

Bring a friend day