Springboard and Platform Diving/Diving Schools


Dave wrote at 2014-04-08 16:55:46
There is a new springboard and platform diving program in the East Bay.  It is CAL Diving Club (Yes, U.C. Berkeley).  The Head Coach is Todd Mulzet from UC Berkeley's Division-1 diving program.  The club started in 2013 and offers year-round instruction.  They are HQ'ed in Walnut Creek but use several local pools for classes and lessons (Acalanes High School Pool in Lafayette, Pleasant Hill Recreation Center Pool in Pleasant Hill, Soda Aquatic Center at Campolindo High School in Moraga, and some others listed on their website.

Phone: 510-859-3149

Email: Yahoo@CALdiving.org

Website: www.CALdiving.org

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Tom Trapp


I can answer any questions pertaining to all levels of springboard and platform diving including : beginner lessons, intermediate, advanced, high school, Junior Olympic, AAU, Masters (Adult), Collegiate and Senior diving. Questions about training, technique, competitions, dryland training including trampoline and dry board.I can answer questions about how to judge/referee diving events.Also questions about how run, direct and administrate all different types of diving meets from novice events through Olympic Trials.I am also available as a consultant and expert witness for legal cases involving diving. I cannot answer questions about swimming (how to dive off a starting block) or SCUBA diving.


3 time U.S. Diving National Team Coach. Coached World, International and National Junior Olympic individual and team champions. Collegiate level experience (Junior College and Division I).Chairman, U. S. Diving Region 10 and Northern California Diving Associations. Professional diving referee, judge and meet director including U.S. Diving Junior and Senior Nationals, National Qualifying events and Division I collegiate events including the 2010 Men's NCAA Division I Diving Championships. Head Referee for the Big 12 and ACC Conference Diving Championships.Competition Director for past NCAA Men's Division I Nationals and numerous Pac 10 Conference Championships.In 2010, attended the FINA Junior Olympic World Diving Championships to take the International Judging Certification Class which was successfull completed.

U.S. Diving. AAU Diving. Professional Diving Coaches Association. FINA.

B.S. in Recreation and California Teaching Credential in Physical Education/Aquatics. U.S. Diving Safety Certified Coach.

Awards and Honors
U.S. Diving National Award of Excellence. Northern California Diving Association Coach of the Year. U.S. Diving Region 10 Coach of the Year

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