Coach Jeff DeMott; has led the Quad-A Flint River Rapids for 14 years. During his tenure DeMott has coached the Rapids to the State Long Course Swimming Title in 2012 and multiple top ten finishes in both long and short course LSC Championships. In 2012 Nicole Fye was the high point winner at the Long Course State Championships, a three event winner at the Southern Zone Championships in Dallas, TX and a Junior National qualifier. Maggie Davis won the11-12 girls 1000 freestyle at the 2012 14 & Under Short Course State Championships. In 2011 Quad-A/FRR’s Fye won the 1500 meter freestyle with a Georgia State Record. In 2010, Fye was a member of Georgia Zone Team and was runner up in the 11-12 girl's Open Water Zone Championships. Fye earned an invitation to the exclusive Zone Select Camp in 2012 and has won multiple Georgia State titles while at Quad-A/FRR. Previously DeMott coached 16 year old Landon Burnette to a Georgia State Title in the 100 butterfly (2001) and Bethany Overcast to a Georgia State Title in the 1650 freestyle (2000). DeMott was also the developmental coach of Megan Fonteno 2012 Olympian for American Samoa. Megan also participated in the 2011 Swimming World Championships where she placed 43rd in the 100 freestyle. Megan now swims for Auburn University, where she is an NCAA Championship qualifier and was an SEC First team selection.
DeMott served as the men’s and women’s swimming coach for Darton College from 1999 to 2001 leading the Cavaliers to top 5 finishes all three years along with numerous NJCAA All American awards. Darton’s, Bethany Overcast, was NJCAA National Champion, in the 1650 freestyle in 2000. Overcast was the first National Champion for Darton College in history. Also in 2000 Morgan Garcia was runner-up in the 50 yard freestyle event. in 1999 Keith Holton was third in the 100 yard butterfly and 50 yard freestyle.
Prior to moving to Georgia; DeMott was the coach of the Harford YMCA Hurricanes. As coach for HARY DeMott developed Bethany Goodwin who won YMCA National Championships in 1996 and 1997 in the 50 and 100 meter butterfly events. In 1998 Goodwin swam at the Senior National Championships in the 100 meter butterfly. Goodwin went on to UCLA where she was World University Games Gold Medalist and a Gold Medalist at the Pan Am Games in 2003. Goodwin ultimately turned professional and made semi-finals at the 2004 Olympic Trials.
Coach DeMott is an American Swimming Coaches Association Level 4 Coach and has four times been named to the Georgia Zone Team Coaching staff. DeMott earned the American Swimming Coaches Association Award of Excellence in 1998.