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C.O.L.A. Spotlight

Middle School Meet Two Completed

Congratulations to all swimmers on a
terrific Middle School Meet.. We had a lot of great racing and most importantly everyone swam fast and had fun! Click here to go to our Middle School Page for Full Meet Results and Team Scores. Our next meet is April 28th.

Congratulations COLA Sectional Team

COLA's Sectional Tean is traveling to Ft. Lauderdale Florida for the 2015 Speedo Sectional Meet. COLA has 10 swimmers competing. Good luck to all! We hope you have a great trip!!!

COLA Shines at 2015 State Meet in and out of the pool!

COLA State Meet Update: COLA had a fantastic 2015 State Championship Meet this past weekend in Sulphur. The team finished 5th overall, which is our highest team finish ever! We also took home the Spirit and Sportsmanship Award for the 4th straight year in a row! Huge Congratulations to all COLA Swimmers who participated and a BIG PAT ON THE BACK to all swimmers, moms, dads, siblings, and family members for having awesome team spirit and sportsmanship!!!!

It was a great weekend. COLA also came away with 12 sectional qualifiers and 4 swimmers selected to the 2015 Louisiana All Star Team.

Special Congratulations to the following:

State Champions
Jillian Barczyk
Victoria Barczyk

Top 3 Finishers
Grace Horton
Ben East
Aimee Miller
Taylor Viator

Top 8 Finishers
Ella Balhoff
Mark Billeaud
Nicole Bordelon
Isabella Buttaci
Katie Castille
Rebecca Dunn
Karim Khattab
Callie Landry
Rory Robinson
Miguel Vasquez
Allison Vizzi

Top 16 Finishers
Steven Alleman
Charlie Castille
Sydney Dawson
Coby Deville
Matthew Gurzi
Avery Grace Hebert
Fahd Khattak
Katie Lejeune
Cameryn Simon
Kevin Sinanan

Click here to go to our COLA Facebook Album from the meet.

Congratulations District Swimmers

Congratulations to all swimmers on a great District Championship Meet. We had many best times and lots of great racing. Special Congratulations to Avery Grace Hebert for her first state time in the 100 fly and to Avery Grace Hebert and Marie Landreneau for being event winnersin the 200 free and 100 breast respectively, which qualifies them to swim in the upcoming State Championship in those events!

Congratulations High School Swimmers

We would like to congratulate all High School Swimmers on a great job at High School State In Sulphur.
Special Congratulations to COLA All State Swimmers, representing their High School Teams:
Gaving Armstrong (OC)
Jillian Barczyk (AES)
Victoria Barczyk (AES)
Grace Horton (STM)
Callie Landry (TCH)
Katie Lejeune (AES)
James McElligot (ESA)
Cameryn Simon (AES)
Allison Vizzi (STM)

For High School Results from all Divisions, click here.

Top 24 Championship Results

Thanks to all coaches, swimmers, and parents for another great high school meet and another great season! Congratulations to all teams on a job well done! Special Congratulations to STM for winning the girls, BARBE for winning the boys, and BARBE for winning the overall combined. Full results and team scores can be found on our high school championship page under swim leagues. Thanks again to all for another great season and good luck to all teams at State!

Coach Colleen honored at USA Swimming Convention

At the United States Swimming Convention Awards ceremony, COLA's own Coach Colleen Barczyk was honored by Louisiana Swimming with a United States Swimming Lifetime Membership Award. Congratulations!!! We are so proud of you!

COLA Takes 6th Place at 2014 LC State Championship Meet

COLA had a fantastic state meet, placing 6th. COLA swimmers, parents, and coaches, also took home the Spirit and Sportsmanship Award for the meet! Congratulations to all COLA Swimmers on a job well done!

For Complete Results- Click here.

Coach Sarah recognized by USA Swimming

Coach Sarah was featured in the USA Swimming Coaches You Should Know Section this week. Check it out!

Click here for the article.

COLA Takes Second Place at Shreveport Meet!

COLA had a great meet in Shreveport at the Damon McCoy Invite placing 2nd out of 21 teams! We had several swimmers swim to personal best times and saw some great racing from all of our COLA swimmers in the pool.

Special Congratulations to Victoria Barczyk for winning the Iron Woman Award for her friday night performances in the distance events.

Click here to go to our Facebook Album from the meet.


Click here to go to archived news on the highlights page!

Swim Lessons
Our 2015 Spring and Summer Lessons will be up Soon!Call today to get more info or to sign up. Spots are filling up quickly. CALL TODAY!

Middle School Swimming

Middle School Swimming kicks off in March with practices starting March 16th. We are looking forward to a great season! Check the Middle School Swimming Page for more details.

Smiles for Swimmers Program
COLA_BalhoffCOLA and Balhoff Orthodontics announce new "Smiles for Swimmers" Program! Help support COLA and smile more in return!  With this “Smiles for Swimmers” program, Coach Donald will donate $100 to COLA for every COLA swimmer that starts orthodontic treatment with his office.  COLA swimmers themselves also receive a free initial exam and 5% off of orthodontic treatment! Click here for more info and thank you Coach Donald and Balhoff Orthodontics!!!!