Diving Team

Welcome to the 2018 Diving Season! We are looking forward to another great year of dives, jumps, flips and rips!

OUR NEW HEAD COACH

We are pleased to welcome John Morris, who will be the new 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, having served as the Assistant Coach for Rowan University for 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 for the past two years.  Outside the pool he is a Class Instructor at Star Bound Gymnastics Academy in Bridgeton, NJ.  This fall, he will assume the Head Coach position for the Rowan University Dive Team. 

 

2018 PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Please note, we have adjusted our summer practice schedule to accommodate John’s commitments at Rowan.  

During School Schedule (May 29, 2018): Monday – Friday

  • 8 & under 4-5 p.m.
  • 9-10 4-5 p.m.
  • 11 & Up 5-6 p.m.

Summer Schedule (June 18, 2018): 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.

2018 MEET SCHEDULE

Qualifying Meets

  • 1-Meter (1st Qualifier): June 24th
  • 1-Meter (2nd Qualifier): July 8th 
  • 1-Meter (3rd Qualifier): July 15th Haddon Glen

Championship Meet:

  • 1-Meter Champs: July 19th Fox Hollow

Please note: Wedgewood is in the Central Division.

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REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Diver must be 6 years of age by June 15, 2018. Diver must also demonstrate sufficient swimming proficiency to practice in the diving well.

Requirements:

  1. Wedgewood Swim Club diving team registration form
  • Fees are $80 per child
  • If you would like to give dive a try before committing for the summer, please contact Shani Nuckols at shani_nuckols@yahoo.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 $14 per child
  • Proof of insurance payment is due before your child can participate in a practice….even on a trial basis.

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, 2018. Regular Membership $14”
  7. For Club Code – enter WYTBTF 
  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 the other for your swim club’s diving representative.

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

Will be held on Thursday, July 26 at Tavistock Country Club.