Coach Scott Thompson is a lifelong swimmer. He began swimming at the age of six and swam competitively all the way through college. Coach Scott swam at the University of Florida under U.S. National Team coach Gregg Troy. At UF, Scott was the Team Captain and achieved a United States Olympic Trials qualifying standard in the 400 meter IM.

Scott has been on the coaching staff of the Gator Swim Camp-FL, Scarlet Aquatic Cub-NJ, Oakland Undercurrents-CA, Birmingham Athletic Club-MI, and the Arete Swim Camp-NJ. Combined with six years of elementary, middle, and high school Physical Education teaching experience here in Oakland, Scott blends his educational expertise with a tremendous amount of experience in the swimming world.