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Chris Charlton is a native to Aiken South Carolina where he graduated from South Aiken High School in 2006. Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science - Allied Health and is employed by Carolina Heart and Vascular in Aiken, SC. Chris's swimming career began at the age of four with Hounds Lake Summer Swim Team. Cjris began swimming year around with the Aiken-Augusta Swim League at the age of eight. Chris continued swimming competitively with both teams until the age 18. He also swam for South Aiken High Schoolwhere he lettered all five years, and swam on a relay team that placed at the State Championship. Coach Charlton has several years experince in coaching as he was both an assistant and Head coach of Hounds Lake Swim Team from 2008-2012. Coach Charlton also has a background in life guarding and continues to provide swim lessons each summer as well as offers private skill coaching for competitive swimmers.
Chris is married to Lori Beth Charlton and together they have a daughter, Cora Charlton, who will be two in August. In Chris's free time he enjoys being part of the men's group F3 which focuses on Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith. He has most recently began competing in sprint triathlons which has led him to enjoy long road bike rides. He loves good music, mostly made way before he was born, and growing tomatoes.
Chris and his family are very excited about the opportunity!