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.

Registration must be completed and payment submitted online prior to any child getting into the pool for practice or any other team activity.

Team communications including coaches’ contact information can be found on the Membership and Teams Communication page under the Membership Tab of the website. Note that you must be logged in as a member to access this page.

Pre-Season Practice

Pre-season practice is strongly encouraged but not required.

Tuesday, May 15 through Friday, June 1

4:00 to 5:15 pm

Practice Times

Monday – Thursday

  • 8:00-9:00 a.m. – open to all divers
  • 12:00-1:00 p.m. – open to all divers

Times subject to change based on size of team

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.  New for 2018, we have incorporated this cost into the team registration and will register all of our divers together.

Congratulations 2018 Metro League Dive Champions!

2018 Meets

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

  • Thurs June 7 – Crestmoor @ VV
  • Thurs June 14 – VV @ Stapleton
  • Thurs June 21 – VV @ Skyline
  • Tues June 26 – Invitational @ Eastmoor
  • Thurs June 28 – Eastmoor @ VV
  • Thurs July 12 – VV @ CAC Monaco
  • Wed July 18 – A League @ VV

Team Social Events

  • May 24 – All Teams Pizza Party and Parents Meeting
  • June 7 – All Teams Potluck
  • June 20 – All Teams Picture Day
  • June 27 – All Teams Breakfast and Games
  • July 22 – All Teams Awards Banquet

2018 Dive Coaches

Head Dive Coach: Kenzie Davis

Assistant Coach: Campbell Patteson – epatteson20@kentdenver.org

Campbell, a 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 – willshellhorn@gmail.com

Will Shellhorn has belonged to Virginia Vale for eight years and is enthusiastic for his second year of summer coaching! Will has been diving for five years and is in his second year diving for George Washington High School. He is currently a  sophomore at Denver School of the Arts and is in the theater department.

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