News

Diving WA Coach Development Manager

Joe Meszaros has made the decision to head home to the UK, finishing in his role with Diving WA as of Saturday 20th February 2016. An opportunity has been presented to Joe to continue coaching back home in the UK, allowing him to be closer to his family. We are also pleased to announce that Kim Hynynen-Furler will be taking on the role. We look forward to Kim returning to WA and continuing to build and oversee the coaches, divers and programs here, along with coaching the NEPP squad.

DWA Judging Course - Sunday 7th February

This is a full day course for beginners (or those wanting a full refresher) OR a half day (afternoon) for current judges, to be held on Sunday 7th February at the Department of Sport and Recreation office, Leederville. This course is available to anyone with any interest in judging or just understanding the rules of diving including dive numbers a bit more.

GOLD FOR KEENEY

Maddison Keeney has claimed Gold in the Women's 3 metre springboard final at the ADGP 1 in Melbourne this morning. Keeney finished with a total dive score of 357.80, just edging out Esther Qin (NSW) by 7.70 points. Tamara Irvine also competed, finishing 12th with a total dive score of 172.90.

GOLD FOR WILLIAMSON

An incredible finish to the women's platform synchro final at the 2015 ADGP 1 in Melbourne, with WA's Teju Williamson and SA's Taneka Kovchenko holding out NSW's Melissa Wu and Qld's Brittany Broben by just 0.12 of a point!

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas"

Diving WA held its last event of 2015, with the Christmas Invitational on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th December. The event was also followed by the End of Year Splash BBQ, with a special appearance by Santa.

WA Athletes preparing for Diving Australia Grand Prixs

WA's 4 WAIS athletes Tamara Irvine, Teju WIlliamson, Nikita Hains and Alex Smedley have arrived in Melbourne ahead of the Diving Australia Grand Prix Events being held on the 6th-7th Dec (ADGP 1) and 12-13th December (ADGP 2).

Diving WA Office Closure - Christmas and New Year

The Diving WA Office will be closed from Wednesday 9th December 2015, re-opening on Monday 4th January 2016. Any issues please still contact the office on (08) 6424 9090 or info@wadiving.com.au and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. Diving WA would like to wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will see you all in 2016. Regards, Steven Rose CEO

Pacific School Games - Day 7 and wrap up

This once again was a highlight of the week where the divers had to dive in a 4 member synchro team. Each diver had to dive with each team member and saw the divers have a lot of fun as expected. The great news is that Sophie Debenham and her team won a gold medal. Unfortunately Sally Cream came 4th once again with her team. Which makes Sally extremely unlucky at the games with three 4th places.

Pacific School Games - Day 5 and 6 updates

Thursday saw 4 of our divers competing and the highlight for the WA team was Sam Tulk's performance in the 3m winning bronze against 2 very strong divers. First up was Sally Cream and Jessica Ranieri in the 1m. Sally performed well and finished 4th after the top 3 elite girls. Jessica had a difficult day coming 14th. Caroline Pedley dived in the 14 yrs girls 1m coming 15th. Caroline's shoulder has been an issue this week and with limited training has done well.

Pacific School Games - TULK TAKES BRONZE

Following Jack Reynolds Bronze medal performance in the Boys 10yrs 3m springboard on Tuesday, Sam Tulk has claimed WA's second diving medal at the Pacific School Games, winning Bronze in the Boys 12yrs 3m springboard.

Pacific School Games - Day 4 update

Wednesday saw 5 of our divers competing. Highlights were Sophie Debenham, girls 13-14 Synchro. Sophie Did a great job in the 16 yrs girls 1m coming 7th showing the field and judges her potential.

Holiday Splash - January Holiday Program - ENROLL NOW!

Diving WA’s NEW Holiday Splash Program is an introduction to diving in a fun and safe environment, supervised by trained coaches. Kids will combine elements of trampolining, gymnastics, tumbling, swimming and acrobatics, in wet and dry training to give them the full diving experience. Ideal for 6-14 years of age and must be able to swim a minimum of 10m confidently in deep water. Why not give diving a go. Register today!

Pacific School Games - Day 3 update - BRONZE FOR REYNOLDS

Day 3 of competition saw 6 of our divers competing. The outstanding performance of the day was Jack Reynolds in the 3m winning bronze. He started off strong and finished well. We are very excited to have a medal in the diving and from one of our youngest athletes.

Diving begins at Pacific School Games

The diving will get under way today and will continue right through the week till Saturday 28th November at the 2015 Pacific School Games in Adelaide, SA.