Kevin Burke Added to Indiana University Diving Staff as Graduate Assistant

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University head diving coach Drew Johansen announced the addition of Kevin Burke as a graduate assistant coach for the IU diving program.

Burke, a native of Rockville, Md., was a two-time member of the Junior National Team, qualifying for the Pan-American Championships and Junior World Championships. As a collegiate athlete, Burke was three-time ACC champion and consolation finalist at the NCAA Championships.

“We are so excited to add Kevin to our staff,” coach Johansen remarked. “The addition of an assistant diving coach is a major step for our sport and Kevin is the perfect fit to be the first in this role. Kevin brings a wealth of diving knowledge and experience and will raise the level of coaching here at IU.”

Burke was formerly Head Developmental Coach at Montgomery Dive Club, one of the largest age group programs in the nation. The club has produced many Junior National Champions, National Team members and Olympic Trial qualifiers.

Professionally, Burke is interested in organizational management as well as youth athlete development. As a graduate student, Burke will be working toward a Masters degree in Recreation Administration.

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Diana Pimer was a breaststroke/IMer at Keene State College and is the NEISDA Conference record holder in the 200 IM. She is currently an Age Group Coach at AGUA in New York City and has covered major competitions for Swimming World including the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, 2015 and 2017 FINA World Championships, USA Swimming Nationals and more.

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