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
Founder & CEO 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 coaching individuals from water safety skills 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 happy, healthy and safe communities through the sport of swimming across the globe.


Gina Carbone

Coach Carbone has been involved with swimming as a parent, coach, and instructor for over 13 years. She loves the sport and what it can mean for a child! Her most recent coaching experience was for the Bolles School in Jacksonville, FL. Her three sons have swum in college and two were Olympic trial qualifiers! She is especially excited to develop young swimmers into the best swimmers possible through proper technique, good habits, and fun experiences. 

Director of Operations

Andrew Chong

Andrew is here to answer all of your questions related to seasonal events and special promotions - you'll see him taking photos on the deck as well as updating you in our email newsletters ! He's excited to keep you all informed and is excited to continually discover what makes KISO Swim School so special to our families . 

Marketing Manager

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

Kara Wilkins

Coach Kara joins us in her second year with KISO Swim School and brings an enthusiasm for the sport. Finishing her Junior year as a student-athlete at Florida Atlantic University, we are happy to have her coaching experience on board.

Stroke Development Coach

Anastasia Walker

Coach Anastasia rejoins us for her 3rd year with KISO Swim School after studying abroad for her major in Exercise Science at Florida Atlantic University. She's been swimming competitively for over 8 years and has taught on all levels of swimming - she loves working with our youngest students the most ! Both the staff and our students are happy to have her back . 

Assistant Coach

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Mailing Address:

170 NE 2nd Street

PO Box #4077

Boca Raton, FL 33429-4077


Phone Number: 

(561) 232 - 2010



February 24 - March 23

Spring Session 1

March 24 - April 19

Spring Session 2