Diving Team

Welcome to the 2020 Wedgewood Diving Season ~ We are looking forward to another great year of dives, jumps, flips and rips!

OUR COACHES

We are pleased to welcome John Morris back for his third summer as the Head Coach of the Wedgewood Dive Team!  As a member of the Rowan University Swimming and Diving Team, John was a five-time NCAA All-American and Academic All-American Diver, and the NJ Athletic Conference Diver of the Year for four straight years. He is the current record holder for the 6 dive 3m as well as 6 and 11 dive 1m events. He graduated cum laude in 2017 with a B.S. in Mathematics and is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in regenerative medicine at the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering.

John brings a great deal of coaching experience to his role at Wedgewood.  He is the Head Coach of the Rowan University Dive Team after serving as the Assistant Coach in the 2017-18 season. He has also been an Assistant Coach at Top Spin Diving and the Head Coach for the West Deptford High School Dive Team.  When not in the pool, he is a Class Instructor at Star Bound Gymnastics Academy in Bridgeton, NJ.

We are excited to welcome our two new assistant coaches, Kate Hoover and Suzanne Tucker.  Many of you will recognize them from the diving boards at Wedgewood!

2020 PRACTICE SCHEDULE

During School Schedule (starting Tuesday, May 26, 2020): Monday – Friday

  • 8 & Under: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • 9-10: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • 11 & Up: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Summer Schedule (starting Monday, June 22, 2020): Monday – Friday

  • 9-10: 7:45-8:45 a.m.
  • 11 & Up: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • 8 & under: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

2020 MEET SCHEDULE

Qualifying Meets

  • 1-Meter (1st Qualifier): Sunday, June 28th at Covered Bridge
  • 1-Meter (2nd Qualifier): Sunday, July 12th at Wedgewood
  • 1-Meter (3rd Qualifier): Sunday, July 19th at Old Orchard

 

Championship Meet:

  • 1-Meter Champs: Thursday, July 23th at Haddon Glen

Please note: Wedgewood is in the Central Division.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Diver must be 6 years of age by June 15, 2020. Diver must also demonstrate sufficient swimming proficiency to practice in the diving well.

Requirements:

  1. Wedgewood Swim Club diving team registration form
  • Fees are $90 per child for the entire dive season.
  • If you would like to give dive a try before committing for the summer, please contact Kelly Callon-McLean or Karen Georgio at WedgewoodDive@gmail.com to make arrangements for one trial practice.  After that, the fees will be due.
  • To register your child for the Wedgewood Dive Team, please Login to Admin Portal and go to the Scheduling Tab to register and pay on-line for Wedgewood.
  1. Register your child with the AAU Diving association, which covers competition and insurance for the South Jersey Diving Association. (Sorry, it is an insurance thing and required before your child can practice and compete in dive meets!)
  • AAU Insurance fee is $16 per child
  • Proof of insurance payment is due before your child can participate in a practice…even on a trial basis.
  • If your child dives in the winter and is already registered with AAU through her/his winter club, you do NOT need to re-register, but we will still need a copy of her/his membership card.

Instructions for Individual AAU Registration: www.aausports.org

  1. Click on “Join AAU”
  2. You can login if you already have an account, register a new account, or choose guest user
  3. Fill out the AAU Membership Form – General. Enter your child’s personal information
  4. For programs, select “Youth Program
  5. Select Sport “Diving
  6. Select the Membership Term/Category – “Membership term expires August 31, 2020. Regular Membership $16
  7. For Club Code – enter WYC84W
  8. Continue to Checkout
  9. Enter Billing Information and submit registration
  10. Print out your “printer friendly” receipt.  The AAU membership card will be on the third page
  11. Please print 2 copies of the membership card. Keep one for yourself and bring one for the coach.

YOUR CHILD MAY NOT DIVE (EVEN ON A TRIAL BASIS) UNTIL THE INSURANCE CARD IS HANDED TO THE CLUB REPRESENTATIVE OR COACH.

SWIM & DIVE TEAM BANQUET

Thursday, July 25=3 at Tavistock Country Club.  Yes, this is the same day as Dive Champs!