Dive Team

The Virginia Vale Dive Team has a long history of success with highly motivated coaches, great parent volunteers and dedicated divers of all levels. The team captured the Metro League championship once again in 2016!

2017 teams registration is now open. Registration must be completed and payment submitted prior to any child getting into the pool for practice or any other team activity.  Divers must also register with AAU (dive insurance) before the first practice. See information below.

2017 Meets

All dual meets have a 12 noon warm up and 1pm start time, unless otherwise instructed

June 8 – VV @ Crestmoor

June 15 – Eastmoor @ VV

June 22 – VV @ Skyline

June 28 – Invitational @ Stapleton

July 6 – Stapleton @ VV

July 13 – CACM @ VV

July 19 – Finals

TBD – State

Practice

Ages 11 -12 : 7 to 8 am

Ages 9 – 10 & 13 – 18: 8 to 9 am

Ages 8 & under: 12 to 1 pm

Metro League Rules

AGE: The age a diver is on May 15 determines their age group for the entire summer.

DIVE INSURANCE: All divers must be a registered member of AAU (Amateur Athletic Union). Membership provides insurance coverage for our divers.  The cost is $14/diver.

Confirmation must be forwarded to the head dive coach (dive@virginiavale.info) prior to attending the first practice.

Click here to register

Select:Youth Athlete Membership

Sport: Diving

Coverage: Regular

2017 Club code: WYTF9Y

Team Social Events

May 25: All Teams Pizza & Parent Meeting

June 6: All Teams Photos

June 8: All Teams Pasta Party

July 12: All Teams Breakfast & Games

July 22: All Teams Awards Banquet

2017 DIVE COACHES

Head Coach: Jake Carloni

Jake is new to VV and excited to take on the role of Head Dive Coach.  He grew up in Branford, CT where he was state high school dive champion his junior and senior years. Jake went on to compete at The University of Alabama from 2010-2014. He also has coaching experience with SOCO Diving Club in New Haven. Jacob moved from Charleston, SC to Denver in 2016. He enjoys building in his wood shop, skiing, climbing, and playing volleyball.

Assistant Coach: Jack Dunn

Jack has grown up competing on the swim and dive teams at VV since he was 6 years old. He also has competed on the synchro team. Jack was on the dive team at Regis Jesuit High School, and he is looking forward to attending the University of Colorado – Boulder in the fall. Jack is been an Assistant Dive Coach at VV for the past 3 years, and he is known around the pool for his easy going and fun personality!

Assistant Coach: Campbell Patteson

Campbell, a rising sophomore in high school has been diving competitively since she was 6 years old. She is a two time USA Diving Regional Champion and is the current CHSAA Tri-Peaks League Champion. Campbell has been coached by some of the best coaches in the country and is looking forward to passing along her knowledge to the Virginia Vale Dolphin divers.

Assistant Coach: Will Shellhorn

Will Shellhorn has belonged to Virginia Vale for seven years and is enthusiastic to assist Jake! Will has been diving for five years and just finished his first year diving for George Washington High School. He is currently a rising sophomore at Denver School of the Arts and is in the theatre department. This is his first time coaching and he is excited for the summer!

Competition Requirements

Age Group Dual Meets 1.0 Dives Championships 1.0 Dives
8 & Under 3 dives, 2 groups 2 4 dives, 2 groups 2
9-10 4 dives, 2 groups 2 5 dives, 2 groups 2
11-12 5 dives, 3 groups 1 6 dives, 3 groups 2
13-14 6 dives, 4 groups 1 8 dives, 4 groups 1
15-18 6 dives, 4 groups 0 8 dives, 4 groups 0