Coleman’s Carpool: Life as a Professional Diver (Video)

In Coleman’s Carpool we get the insider’s perspective on your favorite swimmers. SwimSwam Head of Production, Coleman Hodges, invites swimmers to take a ride with him and talk about anything…except swimming. Mostly.

When I went down to visit Bluetide Aquatics (and talk about their swimquaintences) I met coach Mike Yearwood, who has a long past in aquatics. Not only did he start swimming as a young child and have a father who was a swim coach, but he went on to compete in aquatics throughout college and beyond. However, it wasn’t as a swimmer.

Coach Mike dove collegiately, and after his tenure in the NCAA went onto perform professionally as an attraction at aquatic parks and events. See what the life of a professional premiere diver is really like with Coach Mike.

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About Coleman Hodges

Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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