National Team

This team is made up of individuals that have competed in the Junior National Championships and or Senior National Championships within the past 2 years. This group travels to competitions monthly. This team is for dedicated divers that are striving to reach as high as their goals will take them.  College coaches look at this group of divers to offer college scholarships. This team trains 5-6 days per week 2 1/2 or more hours per day, Monday to Saturday.

  • Maia Goldstein
  • Denny Gulia-Janovski
    • 2 time Junior National Champion, 2015, 2016
    • 2017 Silver Medalist, Junior Pan American Games
    • 2 time USA Pan American Team Member
    • USA Diving Junior National Squad, 2016, 2017
  • Ryan Hawkins
  • Lyle Hayes-Macaluso
    • 13 times national qualifier
    • Started competing in 2006
    • Attending University of Florida in the Fall
  • Lili Lehel
    • 2016 National Qualifier on 1 and 3 meter
    • 2017 National Qualifier on 1 meter, 3 meter and platform
  • Juliet Radich
  • Courtney Russo
    • 2015, 2016, 2017 qualified for the Junior Nationals
    • 2017 placed 1st on platform at the Regional championships
    • 2017 placed 1st at the YMCA National Championships on platform
  • Ali Watson
    • USA Diving Junior National Squad member
    • 2017 placed 2nd on platform at the junior national championships
    • Qualified for nationals 2015, 2016, 2017
    • 2017 senior national finalist

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Student Testimonials

"I have personally known Dave Burgering for the last fifteen years and can't say enough good things about him as a world class diving coach, motivator, and mentor. Dave has played many roles in my life through the years--the obvious one is that of a great coach and mentor....but Dave is much more then that to me he is also a second father and one of the very first people to this day who I pick up the phone to call and share adversities and triumphs." BD

"My daughter has been diving with Dave Burgering since age 9. She is now a freshman athlete at the University of Alabama. Dave Burgering taught her the skills she needed to be successful on the college level. I have found him to have a vast knowledge of the sport as well as compassion for all of his athletes. He has brought much success to the Fort Lauderdale dive team as a sincere, dedicated coach who is always willing to go the extra mile for his athletes."

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