Kit Greenberg   

Updated 12/14/15
High Dive Champions Wyatt Feist is the Overall Mens High Point winner at the 2015 Blue Dolphin Invitational this past weekend.  
Check out some great pictures of the meet at

Updated 11/2/15
High Dive Champions 2015 Halloween Classic Meet was a blast.

Louisa Thompson Advances  

Kit Greenberg  

YMCA National Champion 3m 

Meera Kasturi 

Reid Gerken   

Meera Kasturi - Zone Champion 1m & 3m  

Meera Kasturi 

Justin Sodokoff and the National Team

Catie McCarthy & Olivia Dilascia

Alec DeCaprio

Chloe Best

The Big Dogs, All Finalists - Alec DeCaprio, Connor Brisson, Justin Sodokoff

Louisa Thompson

Ioannis Schattman Advances

Updated 5/19/15
High Dive Champions have four YMCA National Champions in Orlando, Florida  May 14-17, 2015
Boys team takes 2nd place, Girls - 3rd place, Overall 3rd place!

Updated 2/2/15
2015 Winter Blast Diving Meet at Purchase College

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

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 & 1 & 3 meter diving boards. Coach Darland utilizes all these tool on a daily basis.

Comedy Diving Show - Kimball, Ken Vigiletti, Mike Darland (Triple Horse & Rider)

YMCA National Champion 1m

Ioannis Shattma

High Dive Champions YMCA Team

Coaches and Guest Coaches 

The highest level coaching in the country.
High Dive Champions is able to provide a diverse group of coaches and coaching styles. 
Each diver gets a perspective from different high level coaches on a regular basis. All divers are coached by the head coach and co-head coach nearly every practice.  Guest coaches include Olympic Coach Dick Kimball.

Jen Bell Advances  

Reid Gerken - Double Silver Medalist

For more pictures go to our News Page.

Updated 7-16-14
High Dive Champions Win Zone Championships (July 10-13, Buffalo, NY)
12 High Dive Champions advance to National Championships!

More pictures at   

Updated 6/28/15
High Dive Champions have nine divers advance to the 2015 U.S. Diving National Championships! HDC places 5th at Zone A Championships in Huntersville, NC on 6/16-6/21/15. 

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Highlights by Year

Updated 8-13-14
High Dive Champions have five divers earn National Finalists titles at U.S. Diving Nationals!

Head Coach Mike Darland

Jen Bell

 Kit Greenberg Advances   

Justin Sodokoff

2015 was a very successful year for the High Dive Champions divers.  Check out the team picture, news items and highlights for the year...

  YMCA National Champion  1&3m 

Louisa Thompson

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Updated 12-15-14
Order your new 2015 Team Suit now at the following web address:

Check out the Blue Dolphin Meet pictures at

Updated 11-26-14
Check out the Halloween Classic Meet pictures at

Jen Bell

More pictures at Check out all the Halloween pictures at

Updated 8/17/15
High Dive Champions finish Future Stars Summer Camp.
See group pictures at for each week of Future Stars summer camp.

Chloe Best Advances

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Updated 5/3/15
High Dive Champions win Region 1 Championships 

Ioannis Schattman 

Synchro Divers Louisa Thompson & Jessica Tonole

Louisa Thompson - 12-13 Star

What makes our team different...

A more experienced head coach, and coaching staff.
Great results year after year. Now over 12 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 1-meter & 3-meter diving boards.

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 plan divers.
All ages have classes geared to them... ages 7-18
All talent levels have classes geared to them...Novice, Intermediate, Advanced

Kimball with divers of years past...Ginni Van Katwijk, Lara Spencer & Sue Kosinski

  YMCA National Champion  1&3m 

 Reid Gerken 

Check out more pictures of the Synchro Nationals

Updated 3/18/15
The 12th Annual Kimball Cup 3/15 & 3/16 
Check out more pictures of the 2015 Kimball Cup at

Check out more pictures of the Region 1 Championships at

High Dive Champions take 5 teams to First Annual USA Diving Synchro Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina

Louisa Thompson

Updated 8/17/15
High Dive Champions at U.S. Diving Nationals in Orlando, Florida. July 31-August 8, 2015