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Passages: John Conner, Duke Hall of Fame Diver, Dies at 91

John Conner, a member of the Duke Athletics Hall of Fame, passed away this past Saturday at the age of 91. Born on November 5, 1929 in Weir, W.Va., Conner twice earned All-America honors as a diver at Duke in 1949 and 1950.  He was a three-time Southern Conference champion (1949-50-51) and posted to...

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Hall of Fame Aquatic Center's 27 Meter High Tower Goes to Precast

by Laura Voet The time has come to dive into the precast concrete fabrication process for the Hall of Fame Aquatic Center's 27 Meter High Tower. A few pictures from the field trip to Gate Precast in Kissimmee on October 16, 2020.   The Fort Lauderdale team was there to select the color and textures ...

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From Swimmer To Swiver: An Interesting Transition

From Swimmer To Swiver: An Interesting Transition By Tara Draper, Swimming World Intern Although classified together, the worlds of swimming and diving are vastly different. Swimming is all about power and speed, trying to out-touch your opponent by the smallest of margins to finish first. Diving is...

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USA Diving Announces Changes to Olympic Team Trials Schedule

USA Diving announced changes to the schedule for 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving, which will take place June 6-13, 2021 at the Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis. The trials will determine the divers who will represent the United States at the Olympic Games T...

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Cynthia Potter: Why I Am One in a Thousand!

Cynthia Potter, 1987 ISHOF Honoree and 28-time National Champion as a Diver is special. She is One in a Thousand! When asked why she wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Potter said, “The Hall of Fame is so special and important to all of us. We have a his...

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Karla Helder Hired as West Virginia Diving Coach

West Virginia University men's and women's swimming and diving coach Vic Riggs announced the addition of Karla Helder as the program's head diving coach on Thursday. Helder arrives in Morgantown after serving as the diving coach at San Jose State from 2018-20. While coaching at SJSU, Helder led ever...

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Logan Pearsall Named Diving Coach at Illinois State

Illinois State head coach Caitlin Hamilton announced on Wednesday that Logan Pearsall has been named the Redbird diving coach entering the 2020-21 school year. Pearsall comes to Illinois State after a six-year stint as the head diving coach at Colorado Mesa University. "I am excited to welcome Logan...

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USA Diving Olympic Team Trials Rescheduled for June 6-13

USA Diving Tuesday announced the rescheduled dates for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials as June 6-13, 2021 at the Indiana University Natatorium at IUPUI in Indianapolis. Trials had been scheduled for June 14-21, 2020 prior to the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics last spring. The Tokyo Games are s...

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Jesse Lyman Added to Alabama Diving Staff After Stint At East Carolina

The Alabama Swimming and Diving program has added diving coach Jesse Lyman to its staff head coach Coley Stickels announced this week. “We’re excited to have Jesse join our staff,” Stickels said. “He’s one of the top young diving coaches around and is a great addition to what I believe is one of the...

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USA Diving Announces Long-Term Fundraising Plan, Legacy 2028

USA Diving on Friday announced Legacy 2028, a new long-term fundraising campaign aimed to support USA Diving members through the next two full Olympic cycles. The campaign’s aim is to raise $5 million over the next eight years with a goal, “to create a sustainable development program to support USA ...