Augie Busch Adds Dwight Dumais To Arizona Staff

The University of Arizona Swimming and Diving program and head coach Augie Busch have announced the addition of Dwight Dumais to the UA coaching staff as Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving. He will lead the UA divers.

Dumais, a five-time All-American diver at Stanford, has spent the last eight years coaching at the internationally-renowned Longhorn Aquatic club at the University of Texas.

“Dwight has shown he is one of the best up-and-coming coaches in the sport,” said Busch. “His pedigree in the sport of diving is unmatched and I am honored to work beside him in Arizona red and blue. His experience and exposure at the highest levels of national, international and junior national competitions is extensive. I am confident he will come make huge impacts immediately in all facets of the program and lift Arizona diving to unprecedented heights.”

Dumais has served as a coach for USA Diving in various international competitions, including the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. His tutelage also includes one World Championship selection (2017), one World Cup selection (2018), one Junior World Champion (2016), one U.S. Olympic Trial finalist (2016), six Junior National Champions (2011, 2013, 2016, 2017) and nine senior national titles (2012, 2016, 2017, 2018).

The Ventura, California native was a five-time All-American diver at Stanford, where he won the 2007 and 2009 one-meter Pac-10 Championship and was named 2006 Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year.

In addition to international coaching experience, Dumais was also a decorated diver on the international stage, with experience from the junior level through the senior level. Dumais was a six-year member of the USA Diving team (2009, 2011-15) and qualified for the Olympic Trials in 2012 and 2016. Dumais won the Senior National Synchronized Three-Meter Championship in 2012.

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Author: James Sica

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James Sica is the Men and Women's Assistant Coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been an assistant coach at CMU in Pittsburgh, PA (2015-2017), a volunteer assistant coach with the Harvard women’s program (2014-2015) and an assistant with the Ithaca College men's program (2012-2014).

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