Diving

Australia Tabs Diver Brittany O’Brien To Replace Injured Broben In Rio

Australia has named 18-year-old Brittany O’Brien to its Olympic diving roster to replace the injured Brittany Broben.

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Chuck Wade Named University of Alabama Diving Coach

Chuck Wade has been hired as the Crimson Tide’s diving coach, Alabama swimming and diving head coach Dennis Pursley announced this week. Wade comes to the Crimson Tide after coaching at Pine Crest Preparatory School and serving as a volunteer coach at Florida State.

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Australia’s Broben Forced to Withdraw from Rio Olympic Team

2012 Olympic diving silver medallist Brittany Broben has been forced to withdraw from the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

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Florida Names Bryan Gillooly As Diving Coach

As the newest addition to the Florida swimming & diving coaching staff, Bryan Gillooly will join the program this fall, head coach Gregg Troy announced Monday. Gillooly will be in charge of the divers.

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John Wolsh Named James Madison Diving Coach

With extensive experience training divers on the national level as owner of one of the nation’s premier diving clubs, coaching experience with USA Diving and collegiate stints at four programs in the mid-Atlantic area, John Wolsh was hired as diving coach at James Madison as announced on Thursday by swimming and diving Head Coach Dane Pedersen.

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UGA’s Laak Named To Brazil’s Coaching Staff

Georgia head diving coach Dan Laak has been chosen as an assistant coach for host country Brazil for the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Diving GP 2016: Seven Nations Clinch Gold in Bolzano

China, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland and the USA grabbed a gold medal this weekend in Bolzano, Italy, as the city staged the fifth leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2016, from July 15-17.

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Darian Schmidt Named ECU Diving Coach

Former All-America diver and United States National Team member Darian Schmidt has been named diving coach at East Carolina University, head coach Rick Kobe announced Monday.

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2016 Rio Olympics Diving Entry List Released, 135 to Compete

David Boudia and Steele Johnson (pictured above) are entered as a team in the men’s synchronized platform diving event in Rio. They both qualified individually in the 10m platform, too.

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Legendary Alabama Diving Coach Pat Greenwell Retires

After serving on The University of Alabama swimming and diving coaching staff for 29 seasons and leading Crimson Tide divers to two individual NCAA championships, 69 All-America honors and 21 Southeastern Conference titles, Pat Greenwell announced this week that he is retiring from the University and coaching.

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SMU’s Bryce Klein Advances To USA Diving National Championships

SMU men’s diver Bryce Klein is headed to the 2016 AT&T USA Diving National Championships Aug. 1-14 in Moultrie, Georgia, following a winning performance at the Zone B Championships. The qualifying event is being held in College Station, Texas, July 6-9.

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IU’s Johansen Selected as Head Coach of U.S. Olympic Diving Team

Indiana University head diving coach Drew Johansen has been selected as the head coach of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Diving Team, USA Diving announced this week.

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Former Texas A&M Diver Grant Nel Named to Australian Olympic Team

Nine-time Texas A&M All-America diver Grant Nel was named to Australia’s Olympic diving team and will compete in Rio de Janeiro at the 2016 Summer Olympics, the Australian Olympic Committee announced.

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Diving: Boudia, Johnson qualify for Rio in 10m; Cook, Johnston in 3m

The final four spots on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Diving Team were filled Sunday as the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving came to a close with finals in women’s 3-meter and men’s 10-meter.

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Diving: Ipsen, Hixon Parratto, and Young Qualify for Rio

Kristian Ipsen (Clayton, Calif./Stanford, Calif.) became a two-time Olympian, while Michael Hixon (Amherst, Mass./Bloomington, Ind.) and Jessica Parratto (Dover, N.H./Bloomington, Ind.) added another event to their Rio 2016 Olympic Games schedules.

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