Welcome to Trojan Dive ClubThe Trojan Dive Club, an elite age group diving program, is one of 7 Podium Programs for USA Diving in the country. Our main objective is to teach proper diving techniques, improve physical fitness, build mental toughness and self-esteem through the sport of diving. During this process we strive to guide athletes of all ages to achieve their personal goals and set them on a course to reach their full potential in life. We welcome divers of all levels, from Novice to Olympians and on to Masters.
Sophia M. USA Diving Synchro 13 & Under National Champion
December 5-7, 2014
Sophie McAfee and her synchro partner, Tarrin Gilliland won both 1m and 3m 13 & under events at the 2015 USA National Sychronized Diving Championships.
Other Trojan divers, Dash Glasberg, Olivia Rosendahl, and Dashiell Enos also participated and did exceptional well by placing second and third in their categories. Congratulations!
Jaden B., Max V. and Sophia M. Capture 1st Place Finishes
December 5-7, 2014
Congratulations to Jaden B. for his 1st place finish on 3m for Boys 7 and Under at the 2014 Chris Vonk Memorial Diving Invitational, his FIRST dive meet ever! Also to Sophia M. and Max V. for their 1st place medals as well! Good job divers!
2014 Fall Learn To Dive Program and Schedule
The Learn To Dive schedule for the fall starts in September at the new Uytengsu Aquatics Center, an Olympic-class facility located at 1026 W. 34th Street at the University of Southern California, the site of the 1984 Olympic Games. Space is limited so make your reservation now by calling the program director at (213) 740-8445 or emailing Coach Hongping Li.
Tuesdays: 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Saturdays: 1:30 to 3:00 pm
Olivia Rosendahl Selected to the 2014 FINA World Junior Championship Team
August 12, 2014
Congratulations to Olivia Rosendahl, who has been chosen to represent the United States on the
2014 FINA World Junior Championship Team based upon
her outstanding performance at the 2014 USA Diving Junior National Championships. She will be competing in
the 16-18 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events on September 9-14 in Penza, Russia.
The Trojan Dive Club sent a total of 7 divers to the USA Diving Junior National Championships last week in Knoxville, TN (Dash Glasberg, 11 and under; Jacob Haim, Sophie McAfee, Max Valasek 12-13, Walker Creedon, Brighida Rosendahl 14-15; and Olivia Rosendahl 16-18.) They did a fine job with many appearances in the final rounds of their events!
2014 J.O. Zones: 8 Trojan Divers Advance to J.O. Nationals
and Age Group Nationals --- Capture 2 Zone Championships
July 10-13, 2014
Congratulations to Sohpia M., J.O. Zone
12-13 Girls Platform and 1m Champion! Also advancing are Olivia (16-18 Girls), Carly (16-18 Girls),
Walker (14-15 Boys), Bridgi (14-15 Girls), Max (12-13 Boys), Jacob (12-13 Boys), and
Dash (11 & Under Boys). A wonderful showing with nearly all who competed at zones advancing. Next stop... Knoxville, TN!
2014 Trojan Dive Camp A Sucess
June 28, 2014
A wonderful camp photo in front of the new Dr. Sammy Lee Tower.
General consensus ... One More Week!
Dryland Facility and Dr. Sammy Lee Dive Tower Now Operational
June 21, 2014
History was made this day and a special thanks to all who helped to make this beautiful facility a part of the Trojan Home.
The dryland facility with 2 ground-level trampolines and spotting rigs, 2 dry boards and spotting rigs, and a 16' x 24' spring
floor has now been completed and is available for use by our outstanding team members, Learn to Dive students and Trojan Dive Camp
participants. The brand new Dr. Sammy Lee Dive Tower supports wide 1 meter, 3 meter, 5 meter, 7.5 meter and 10 meter platforms
and is flanked by two 1 meter springboards and two 3 meter springboards. A bubbler system is installed under the tower platforms and 3 meter springboard,
with a hot tub and warm showers behind the tower, as well as heaters on each level of the tower staircase.
Many thanks to those who contributed in many forms to help make our facility second to none.
How very forutnate we are to have such great parents and supporters!
A special thanks to the    Foundation for the grant funds which enabled us to acquire the spring floor and foam backed carpeting which covers the entire dryland facility.
2014 J.O. Regionals - Trojan Divers Capture 6 Championships
June 13-15, 2014
- Olivia Rosendahl - 1 and 3 Meter 2014 J.O. Region 10 Champion, 16-18 Girls
- Sophia McAfee - 1 and 3 Meter 2014 J.O. Region 9 Champion, 12-13 Girls
- Max Valasek - 3 Meter 2014 J.O. Region 9 Champion, 12-13 Boys
- Dash Glasberg - 1 Meter 2014 J.O. Region 9 Champion, 11 & Under Boys
Congratulations to the 12 who advance to Summer Zones:
16-18: Paige Richardson, Olivia Rosendahl, Carly Sauza, and Samantha Trina
14-15: Walker Creedon, Michelle Lee, and Brighida Rosendal
14-15: Max Valasek, Jacob Haim, and Sophia McAfee
11 & Under: Dash Glasberg and Chelsea Brack
Canada Cup - Dashiell Enos Advances To Semi-Finals on 3M
Dashiell placed 6th (out of 24) during the 3 meter Men's Springboard prelims, advancing to the Semi-Finals.
Six divers, the top 3 in Semi A and Semi B moveds on to Finals. Dashiell placed 4th, missing Finals
by less than 3 points. Stay encouraged Trojans, this accomplishment was made thanks to lots of
work on the 1 meter!
Photo By: Michael Thomas (www.photosbymichaelthomas.com)
Jacob Haim, 1 Meter 2014 J.O. West National Champion, 12-13 Boys
April 26, 2014
Jacob Haim captured the
GOLD on the 1m springboard in the Boys 12-13 age group at the West National Championships in Riverside, California.
Other top Trojan divers to finish on the podium were Olivia Rosendahl, who won Silver on the 1m springboard and Bronze on the 3m springboard in the Girls 16-18 age group and Sophie McAfee who won Bronze on the 1m springboard in the Girls 12-13 age group.
A total of six divers represented the Trojan Dive Club and contributed to an overall 5th Place Team Award. Congratulations to all including Dash Glasberg, Boys 11 and Under, Max Valasek, Boys 12-13 and Brighida Rosendahl, Girls 14-15.
Haley Ishimatsu, 2014 and 2013 NCAA 10 Meter Women's Champion
Named Pac-12 Women's Diver of the Year
March 26, 2014
Coach Honpgping Li was also named Pac-12 Women's Diving Coach of the Year for the 6th straight time and for the 11th time as the USC Head Diving Coach.
Dashiell Enos, Commits to Attending the USC in the fall of 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Dashiell Enos, a top USA diver will be a member of the diving team at the University of Southern California in the fall of 2014. Congratulations!
Train with the BEST - Home of Olympians, World, National and Junior National Champions!
Flexible Practice Days Monday-Saturday
Group lessons as well as private lessons available upon request.
For more information contact Program Director Hongping Li