USA Diving Announces Coaches and Staff for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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June 21st, 2021 Diving, National, News

Courtesy: USA Diving

16 staff members will travel to Tokyo alongside the U.S. Olympic Diving Team for the 2020 Olympic Games. Nine coaches will accompany their athletes, with Drew Johansen being named Head Coach and Matt Scoggin serving as Assistant Coach. Both Johansen and Scoggin are no strangers to the Games.
Johansen, who will coach Andrew Capobianco and Jessica Parratto, was also the head coach in 2012 and 2016 for Team USA. Scoggin, who will coach Alison Gibson and Jordan Windle, was a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Diving team and on the 2000, 2008, and 2012 Olympic coaching staff.  Olympic coaches, John Proctor, Adam Soldati and John Wingfield, will join the coaching staff alongside first-time Olympic coaches, Jeff Bro, Dwight Dumais and Jianli You.
“This is a great coaching staff,” said USA Diving High Performance Director, Dan Laak, who will serve as the Team Leader, “We have a mix of great coaches with Olympic experience alongside some amazing coaches experiencing the thrill of the Games for the first time. I am confident that we have a great team in our athletes, coaches, and staff and I’m excited to show the world what Team USA can do.”
Coaches
  • Jeff Bro (Hailey Hernandez)
  • Dwight Dumais (Delaney Schnell)
  • Mike Hilde (Mike Hilde)
  • Drew Johansen – Head Coach (Andrew Capobianco & Jessica Parratto)
  • John Proctor (Katrina Young)
  • Matt Scoggin – Assistant Coach (Alison Gibson & Jordan Windle)
  • Adam Soldati (Brandon Loschiavo)
  • John Wingfield (Tyler Downs)
  • Jianli You (Krysta Palmer) 
Medical & Staff
  • Team Leader – Dan Laak
  • Team Manager - Leslie Hasselbach Adams
  • Medical – Jen Carrol, Kelly Cox, John Locke 
  • Press Officer – Kelly Fox
  • Sports Psychologist – Karen Cogan

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