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About Bolt Aquatics
Our team at Bolt Aquatics works with swimmers of all levels providing supportive, yet challenging, swim instruction. Coach Bill's system is designed to bring out the best in every swimmer. Participants are taught how to become proficient in competitive swim strokes and will be given the tools to take their swimming to the next level.
The benefits of swimming go beyond physical fitness. Bolt Aquatics Swim Team provides a prime venue for boys and girls to develop leadership skills, enhance collaborative ability, and build the character necessary to succeed with honor and to persevere through adversity.
The Bolt Aquatics Program provides a place where all capable swimmers can engage in a sport that demands determination, commitment and teamwork. We promote and assist swimmers in the pursuit of physical fitness, proper conditioning and a healthy lifestyle. Join Bolt Aquatics Today!
WE SWIM YEAR ROUND in Indian River - Sebastian and Vero Beach
Coach Bolton has a long swimming career, both as a swimmer and as a coach. Bolton is a former age-group club swim champion, Junior Olympic Champion, and an NCAA full-scholarship swim athlete. He transitioned from swimming to coaching in 2005. Since relocating to Indian River County and leading Bolt Aquatics, his team has won four team championships in a row competing in the overall Team Division. Additionally, his female team members have won Girls Division Championships since 2010.
Sophia DelBondio Osgood
Coach Osgood was an accomplished swimmer in high school and college. In college, she was part of the relay team who broke the record for women's 200 free relay in 2014 and then again in 2016. She also broke the record for women's 400 free relay in 2016.
Coach Osgood began teaching swim lessons and life-guarding the summer before high school. Over time, she continued to teach swim lessons and became an assistant coach of a Junior Olympic Water Polo team for girls 16 and under. The thing Coach Osgood loves about coaching is seeing a child's reaction when they finally accomplish a goal or skill they've been working on.
Coach Osgood shared, "We all know it's never going to come easy to everyone right off the bat. I love seeing hard work pay off for a deserving athlete."
Coach Osgood's always encourages the kids not to give up. It's called practice for a reason, and she tells the swimmers, "You don't go to practice everyday to be perfect and have record times. You go to put in hard work, be dedicated, and have fun while doing it."
When Coach Osgood isn't at the pool, she spends a lot of time with her firefighter husband on the boat, at the beach and playing with their new puppy.