Coach Dalton began his coaching career in 2014 right here in
Franklin Township as the Middle School Assistant Coach.
Born in Elkhart Indiana, Dalton first discovered his love for
the water in elementary school, but that was just the
beginning. He is a graduate of UIndy, where he was top
eight finisher in the Great Lakes Valley Conference all four years.
A two-time Paralympian, Dalton represented the United
States as a member of the US Paralympic team in London (2012) and
in Rio (2016). In 2015, Dalton swam in the World
Championship where he broke the American Record in the 100
breaststroke (SB8 Class). From competitor to coach, Dalton
coached three years at The University of Mary Washington and was
also a Head Site Coach for the RAYS swim team in Virginia.
Dalton is thrilled to return to his Indiana roots and share his
life-long love of swimming with Flashes Aquatics! Welcome
back to the Flashes family Coach Dalton!
Age Group Head Coach
Coach Joe joined Flashes Aquatics in 2016. He began
swimming at age 15 in high school. Joe graduated from Ball
State in 2015 where he swam his entire collegiate career where he
served as Team Captain; his favorite strokes are freestyle and
breaststroke. Joe has always enjoyed the competition and the
cool down. Outside of the pool, he enjoys golf and
basketball. Joe is the Head Age Group Coach and is also the
Assistant Coach for the High School team.
Joe enjoys working with swimmers of all ages to help them
achieve their goals.
Coach Mike has been coaching with Flashes Aquatics for over 11 years. He has coached all levels of the club program, the middle school program and the high school program. Coach Mike has 3 children that have all been part of Flashes Aquatics.
Robyn is a 2015 graduate of Franklin Central High School.
She found her love for swimming at age seven
and joined Flashes Aquatics. Robyn swam throughout
middle school and high school and was the team capital her senior
year. Robyn has worked with our Flashes Aquatics lessons
program and enjoys working with swimmers. She is enrolled in
the Psychology program at UIndy.
enjoys seeing swimmers improve their skills!
Coach Natalie is a Sophomore at the University of Indianapolis and
is studying Psychology and Religion. She grew up in Bloomington,
IL, where she joined her first club team and found her love for
swimming at ten years old. She swam on her high school team for
four years and swam for two years for the University of
Indianapolis, swimming mostly backstroke and sprint freestyle. She
was also a swim instructor in her hometown for four years.
Natalie joined Flashes Aquatics in 2017.
She loves to see the swimmers reach their goals, learn to be good
sports and teammates, and have fun!
Coach Lisa joined Flashes Aquatics in 2017. She has over 15
years of experience coaching competitive swimming, personal
training, group fitness, and triathlons. Lisa is a certified
Personal Trainer, USA Triathlon, US Masters, USA Swimming Coach,
and ASCA Level 3 Certified. She also holds other
certifications including Functional Movement Specialist, Spinning,
Yoga, Civilian Boot Camp, TRX and Group Fitness Instructor.
When she is not coaching, she works full time teaching kids virtual
Health and Physical Education at Indiana Connections
Lisa is a nationally ranked masters swimmer and triathlete.
During college at IU Indianapolis, she swam all 4 years as a
Division I athlete and as a top 3 finisher all 4 years in the Mid
Continent Conference, various Mid Continent Conference Academic All
Conference awards, NCAA Sportsperson of the Year Award, and various
other Academic Student-Athlete Awards.
Lisa resides in Franklin Township with her family and is excited to
be a part of the Flashes Aquatics coaching team!