Head Coach Beth Moore started the original Tampa Bay SynchRays team in 1981 as a show team with the Boys and Girls Club. It evolved into a competitive team in 1984 when the team hosted the Sunshine State Games. While growing up in Virginia, Coach Beth joined a synchronized swim team. Her mother wanted her to have a "girl sport" since she had three brothers. In college, Coach Beth was on a synchronized swim team at the national level at Columbia College, as well as on their speed swimming team. Over the years Coach Beth has coached teams that placed at Nationals and internationally. Coach Beth ranks as a Level 4 Judge, a Level 2 Coach, is the Zone Officials Chair and is on the National Competitive Operations Committee. Beth teaches at Spoto High School and coaches the Novice, Ninja and Intermediate teams.
Assistant Head Coach Amanda Olson, started swimming for the Tampa Bay Synchrays when she was 6 years old. She swam with the Synchrays for 12 years, competing all over the country. Coach Amanda grew up in Tampa and is a Licensed Esthetician with her own business located in Carrollwood. She is also a BEMER Independent Distributor helping athletes and individuals all over the country. In her spare time Coach Amanda enjoys reading and working with makeup.
If you're interested in helping coach the SynchRays please reach out to Assistant Head Coach Amanda Olson!