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Welcome to the High Dive Champions Website...
The most successful age group diving team in Westchester County and the Greater New York area.  Over 10 years of developing Regional Champions, County Champions, National Champions, All Americans and more.

For questions call ...Head Coach Mike Darland 914 522-5440.

darland@optonline.net

Join our team today! Check out our Registration Page.


News!!
Updated 4-14-14 No Diving Easter Sunday.  All other days are on normal schedule.

Updated 4-7-14
High Dive Champions win 2014 Kimball Cup.
  

Updated 3-17-14
High Dive Champions have three Regional Champions and advance 11 divers to East Nationals.
     
Alec DeCaprio                             Jen Bell                                            Kit Greenberg

Updated 2-24-14
Champions Challenge Diving Meet Sunday 3-2-14
Check out all the photos at www.photos.highdivechampions.com

Updated 2-10-14
Whirlwind Winter Weekend Meet 2/7-2/9/14
High Dive Champions win 8  First Place Titles
Callie Dugan                             9&Under Girls 3m
Jordan Klein                              9&Under Girls 1m
Katie Laverty                            12/13 Girls 3m
Kit Greenberg                           12/13 Girls 1m
Katie Laverty/Kit Greenberg     13 & Under Synchro
Kit Greenberg                            14/15 Girls 1m
Alec DeCaprio                           14/15 Boys 3m
Sean PiacenteMasters              Gold Mens 3m

    
                         


Winter Blast Diving Meet 1-13-14
- Held at Purchase College on Saturday January 11th
          
See more Winter Blast pictures at www.photos.highdivechampions.com

Have a 2014 team suits for all meets in 2014!
 
   
See the 2013-14 Apparel & Gear page for order details.

Updated 8-10-13
Nine Divers represented High Dive Champions at this past summers Junior & Age Group Nationals.
Click on 2013 National Team tab above to see the detailed results.


High Dive Champions -  2013 Spring Regional Champions at West Point
               


Interested in joining? 
Read more about our team below.
                     
Head Coach Mike Darland
What makes our team different...
A more experienced head coach and coaching staff.
Great results year after year. Now 10 years of County Champions, National Champions All Americans and more.
More advanced training tools with a state of the art training facility.
The only program that uses trampoline training with spotting rig on a daily basis.
Plus a spotting belt over the diving board.

A more flexible program...
There are two plans,  The Limited Plan-(one day a week) or   
The Unlimited Plan -(up to 6 days a week)
Private Lessons are available to unlimited divers.
All ages have classes geared to them... ages 7-18
All talent levels have classes geared to them...Novice, Intermediate, Advanced



What Makes Coach Darland Different...
More Experience, A Preferred Coaching Style, More Advanced Techniques

Coached as a diver by two of the most successful Olympic Coaches of all time, Dick Kimball & Ron O'Brien
Competitive National Diver on 1-meter, 3-meter & 10-meter Platform
University of Michigan - Varsity Letter Winner, Kimball Diver
U.S. Diving - Safety Certification Instructor for Coaches
U.S. Diving - Certified Instructor for Coaches for Trampoline Spotting, Dry Board Spotting & Hand Spotting
FINA Certified Judge - International Diving Judge
U.S. Diving - Association President of Southern New York Diving
AAU Diving - Chairman for Metropolitan New York District
Dartfish Diving Video Analysis Specialist
U.S. Diving - Lifetime Member

Coach Ken Vigiletti - NCAA Finalist
Coach Darland Employes a Team of Highly Talented Coaches -

This provides more diving and a broader experience for every diver. Click on the Coaches button on the top of the page for a profile on all the U.S. Diving Certified Coaches who are a critical part of the High Dive Champions Team.

A World Class Training Facility - Purchase College, NY
A dedicated diving well with 4 diving boards (Two 1-meter boards & Two 3-meter boards). Complete with spotting rigs used over the trampolines & diving boards. Coach Darland utilizes all these tool on a daily basis.
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