Deland Lightning Bolts

WHO WE ARE...

Since the start of the club, the team has volunteered with Track Shack, assisting with 5k events. They have also given back to the community by giving away Thanksgiving baskets for the past three years. The team continues to seek out opportunities to get involved with the community.

Coaching Staff

Denisha

Admin

Coach Bun

Admin

Sundria 'Coach Bun' has been with the team for 6 years and is a former track & field competitive athlete from elementary to the collegiate level. She is the mom of four athletes. She brings to the team her innovative way of thinking to help the team succeed.

Coach Deke

Head Coach

Coach Deke is a Deland native and has been coaching youth track and field since 2003. He started The Deland Lightning Bolts Track Club in 2012. Coach Deke is proud to have had athletes compete in the AAU National Championship every year since starting the track club.

Coach Steven

Assistant Coach

Coach Kay

Assistant Coach

Coach Kay joined the coaching staff in October of 2018. She previously did duties as a coach’s assistant for a couple of years in North Carolina. She competed as a track & field athlete from elementary through to the collegiate level at NC Central University.

Coach Dwayne

Assistant Coach

Coach Dwayne joined the coaching staff in October of 2018. He coached previously in his native Barbados for about 14 years and is also a personal trainer. He competed as a track & field athlete from elementary through college at the Community Colleges of Spokane Washington.