Collin Baratte
Collin Baratte
Year: Junior
Hometown: Camarillo, Calif
High School: Oaks Christian HS
Previous College: Ventura College
Position: Backstroke/IM

Swam under his father, coach Larry Baratte…Helped his team to the State Championships in 2010…Earned the state title in the 200 and 400 individual medley…Holds the state record in the 800 freestyle relay.

Graduated from Oaks Christian High School…Swam under coach David Moore…Was a nine-time All American…Earned All-League honors all four years…Holds high school records in the 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley…Helped his team to win CIF Division IV Championships in 2006 and 2007 and Division III Championships in 2008…Was a four-year varsity water polo player.

Collin John Baratte was born May 31, 1991 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. to parents Beth and Larry Baratte…Has two brothers, Chase and Cole…Enjoys bodysurfing, playing volleyball and studying…Favorite movies are “Caddyshack” and “Come Hell or High Water”…Enjoys listening to ELO…Most memorable athletic achievement was breaking a 64-year-old state record…Personal heroes are his Old Man and his Mother…Favorite aspect of college swimming is getting to push your teammates everyday and make them compete to the best of their ability.