Team TRIDENT

BSAC Welcomes Specially Fit Exercise Program for Individuals with Special Needs

BSAC is pleased to welcome Specially Fit to campus, a program intended to help those with special needs stay physically active. Founder Marky Oliver graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, bringing experience as a CrossFit competitor and D1 college athlete. Marky’s journey with Specially Fit started when [...]

BSAC Welcomes Specially Fit Exercise Program for Individuals with Special Needs 2018-11-05T19:19:14+00:00

TRIDENT Students Shine at Special Olympics Swim Meet

TRIDENT students were beyond excited to participate in the Hillsborough County Special Olympics Swim Meet held at BSAC on Saturday August 4th.  Swimming is an integral part of the curriculum for TRIDENT students, but specific training for the various stroke categories began eight weeks prior to the event. “So many of my students did not [...]

TRIDENT Students Shine at Special Olympics Swim Meet 2018-09-06T20:18:22+00:00

Theresa Hickie Named Public Citizen of the Year

BSAC’s Senior Director of Sports Programming, Theresa Hickie, has been awarded Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers (NAHW). This award annually recognizes someone that is not a social worker but carries out the philosophy NAHW believes in. Sports and recreational programming is a vital part of a healthy community. [...]

Theresa Hickie Named Public Citizen of the Year 2018-09-06T20:34:29+00:00

BSAC Casino Night Raises $50,000 for Families in Need

What an unbelievable night! BSAC’s 10th Anniversary Casino Night struck gold for families in need this past Friday night by amassing a whopping $50,000 in sponsorships, silent auction winning bids and ticket sales. Over 300-plus people showed up to support the event and were treated to games, music, great food options and an incredible selection [...]

BSAC Casino Night Raises $50,000 for Families in Need 2018-04-02T15:50:23+00:00

BSAC Partners with Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce for Taste of Brandon

In its ongoing mission to impact more and more children and families throughout the Tampa Bay area, BSAC has proudly partnered with the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) to raise funds for our own programs through Brandon’s signature event – The Taste of Brandon. The Taste of Brandon will be held Saturday, April 21st [...]

BSAC Partners with Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce for Taste of Brandon 2018-09-06T20:47:46+00:00

Lifeguard Katherine Newcomb Awarded Lightning Community Hero

BSAC is very proud to congratulate lifeguard Katherine Newcomb, who was honored by the Tampa Bay Lightning as the 31st Lightning Community Hero on March 3rd, 2018. The Lightning Foundation and Lightning Community Heroes program donated a total of $50,000 to Katherine. Half of the funds will be used as scholarship for furthering her education, [...]

Lifeguard Katherine Newcomb Awarded Lightning Community Hero 2018-09-06T20:43:21+00:00

Academy of Soccer and TRIDENT Give Back

Let's give a shout-out to the Academy of Soccer and TRIDENT students, who collected donations for Feeding Tampa Bay’s Cereal For Summer program, filling 18 super-sized cartons overall. “It’s been a fantastic experience for my students, and I know for Candy’s students as well,” said Bryn Lloyd, president of The Academy of Soccer, [...]

Academy of Soccer and TRIDENT Give Back 2017-05-05T18:23:07+00:00

Leadership Brandon Visit

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Brandon 2017 class visited BSAC on Nov. 17 to discuss societal issues. Executive Director Chuck Burgess focused on the nonprofit center's emphasis on youth drowning prevention, boosted by the Learn-To-Swim community pool under construction with Hillsborough County, Florida Government funding. Also noted, the BSAC's Team T.R.I.D.E.N.T. Program for [...]

Leadership Brandon Visit 2017-03-22T02:33:34+00:00

Hillsborough County Special Olympics Swimming Competition Held at BSAC

 If you weren't able to catch the Hillsborough County Special Olympics District Swimming Competition held at BSAC on Saturday, July 19, 2014, you reallly missed out! Once again, over 60 athletes came out and impressed us with their courage, positivity, perserverance and drive! Glenn Fite, executive director of the Hillsborough County Special Olympics, served as [...]

Hillsborough County Special Olympics Swimming Competition Held at BSAC 2017-03-24T16:43:36+00:00