The Fort Lauderdale Diving Team is the premiere springboard and platform diving team in Florida. We have a competitive dive team, private lessons, group lessons, and visiting divers can come train with us. In short, if you are looking for anything to do with diving, you’ve come to the right place!
2016 and 2017 were good years for the program outscoring all teams in Florida. At the 2016 AT&T USA Diving National Championships placing 5th overall and at the 2017 USA Diving National Championships placing 4th. We also have one of the greatest histories of any program in the country.
Dave Burgering, the Director of Diving and Head Coach, brings with him over 32 years of coaching experience and a great coaching and diving resume. Please visit the about page and look up our staff. Dave was also a member of the 1980 USA Olympic Diving Team, and 2008 Olympic Team Coaching Staff.
Olympic Team members from Ft Lauderdale Diving Team
Dave Burgering – coach 2008
Jevon Tarantino 2008
Tim O’Brien – coach 2000
Michelle Davison 2000
Scott Donie – silver 1992
Mary Ellen Clark- bronze 1992 & 1996
Kent Ferguson 1992
Karen LaFace 1992
Jenny Keim 1996
Dr. Ron O’Brien-coach 1992 & 1996
Elbert Roon (Casino Pool) silver 1936
Katherine Rawls (Casino Pool silver 1936 & 1932
- Group Diving Lessons
- Private lessons
- teams visiting the south Florida area have the opportunity to train with one of our coaches, or rent the facility
- pool and birthday parties
Please enjoy the pages that follow and we hope to see you on the pool deck.