Who We Are

Established in 1985, PTX is the oldest and most decorated synchronized swimming club in North Texas. We identify and develop the next generation of talented athletes, and instill its members with the confidence, discipline, sportsmanship, and poise, needed to face any of life's challenges. 

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Meet the Coaches 

Our professional coaching staff with over 100 years experience

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Soohee Shim

Head Coach

  • ’96 Atlanta Play, Olympic Coach

  • ‘97 Junior World Championship, 1st place Duet

  • ‘02 Sacramento Head Coach 

  • ‘02 West Zone coach of the year

  • ‘03 Walnut Creek Aquanauts Assistance Head Coach

  • ’04 U.S. National Team Coash

  • ‘20 South Zone coach of the year

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Olga Piontkovskaya

13-15 Team Coach

  • 40 years elite Synchro Experience

  • Certified Master of Sport for Synchronized swimming. 

  • '94 Coach, Uzbekistan 

  • '04 Ass't Head coach, Bangkok, Thailand.  

  • Head coach for Selangor team and Kuala Lumpur team, Malaysia for over 10 years. 

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Beth Evans

12U Coach | Team Counselor

  • 10 Years elite Synchro Coaching

  • 6 Time 12U Regional Team Champion   

  • 6 Time 12U Regional Solo & Duet Champion

  • 4th and 6th Place Junior Olympic Team Finish

  • USA Artistic Swimming Level 3 Coach  

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Katina Aceves

Junior & 13-15 Coach | Admin

  • 18 years elite synchro experience  

  • 3rd year PTX coaching 

  • ‘21 South Zone 13-15 Combo Champion

  • USA Artistic Swimming Level 3 Coach 

  • Level 2 US Synchro Judge

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Monica Park

12U Coach | Team Manager

  • 10 years of elite synchro experience

  • 4th year PTX coaching 

  • ‘21 South Zone 13-15 Combo Champion

  • USA Artistic Swimming Level 3 Coach

  • Level 2 US Synchro Judge

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Kaitlyn Hoang

Starfish | Mermaid Coach

  • 11 years of elite synchro experience

  • 22 National Titles 

  • U.S. National Team ‘13-‘17 

  • ‘13-‘14 UANA Pan American Games Figures, Solo, Duet, and Team Champion 

  • ‘16 & ‘17 Mediterranean Cup Team 

  • Santa Clara Aquamaids 12U coach

Meet the Team
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Starfish Team

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12 & Under Team

13-15 Intermediate Team

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13-15 Team

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Junior B Team

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Junior A Team

CONSULTANT COACHES

  • Megan Deatherage

  • Sara Lilly 

  • Medley Butterfield

  • Mira Kwon