Welcome to Trojan Dive Club

The 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 and disciplines; from novice to Olympians as well as cliff divers and masters.

Learn To Dive

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Trojan Diver Medals at FINA Diving World Cup in Berlin, Germany

October, 2022

Nike Agunbiade, FINA Diving Worlds, Berlin Germany, 2022 Nike Agunbiade, Bronze, FINA Diving Worlds, Berlin Germany, 2022 Nike Agunbiade, Katrina Young, Hongping Li FINA Diving Worlds, Berlin Germany, 2022 Nike Agunbiade, Katrina Young, Chinese Divers FINA Diving Worlds, Berlin Germany, 2022

Trojan Nike Agunbiade represented the USA at the FINA Diving World Cup in Berlin, Germany in October, 2022. Nike earned bronze in the 10m platform event, and, along with her synchro partner Katrina Young, captured silver in the 10m platform synchronized event. Head coach for the entire USA FINA Diving Team at these events was our own USC Head Coach, Hongping Li.

Learn to Dive/Master Schedule Update

Aug 7, 2022

Starting this month, the schedule has been moved back to Tuesday, Thursday from 6 PM to 7:30 PM and Saturdays from 12:30 PM TO 2 PM.
There will be a two week break from August 21, 2022 to September 6, 2022.

Practice Update

February 12, 2022

Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday practices have resumed. Click here for details.

Saturday Practices Moved to Sunday as of November, 2021

October 12, 2021

All club and lesson weekend practices are moving to Sundays starting in Novmeber, 2021.
For further information, please contact Program Director Hongping Li at hpl@usc.edu

Learn To Dive Program Resumes September 21st, 2021

September 14, 2021

Our Learn Dive Program resumes next week, September 21st. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-7:30 PM and Saturdays from 12:30-2:00 PM
NOTE: Starting December, 2021, Saturdays are moved to Sundays from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

Spaces will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Click here for Program Dates and Registration details

For more information or questions please contact Program Director Hongping Li at hpl@usc.edu

Diving Practices Resume September 7th, 2021

September, 2021

The club will resume practices starting Tuesday, September 7th and the Learn To Dive program will be resuming sometime thereafter. Details will be coming in a separate announcement.

For more information or questions please contact Program Director Hongping Li at hpl@usc.edu

Coach Hongping Li Inducted into Hall of Fame

May, 2019

Hongping Li Hall of Fame

Hongping Li is a Hall of Famer! USC's illustrious diving coach and NCAA title-winning diver has been inducted into the World Acrobatics Society Hall of Fame, Class of 2019. He joins Trojan legendary diver Sammy Lee, Trojan diving great Gary Tobian as well as USC gymnastics standout Jack Beckner, who are already in the Hall of Fame. The organization includes diving, gymnastics, professional acrobatics, trampoline and tumbling and acrobatic gymnastics. #FightOn

2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist Tom Daley Blends Right In

USC Dryland Training Facility, CA Sep, 2018

Casey Pepe

Can you pick him out? Hint: He is wearing the auto racing color of his country .

Trojan Masters Diver Kevin Lynch earns Silver and Bronze Medals

Indianapolis, IN Aug 24-26, 2018

Casey Pepe

Congratulations to Trojan Master diver Kevin Lynch who took Silver on 1M, bronze on 3M and Grand Masters, bronze on both synchro events, and 5th on tower at the 2018 Summer Masters Nationals. Congratulations also to Casey Pepe for winning tower and medaling on one and three meter. Fight On!

2018 Canada Cup Grand Prix: Trojan Divers Earn 10M Mixed Synchro Bronze Medal

Calgary, Canada May 12, 2018

Sophie and Jake

Congratulations to Trojan divers Sophie McAfee and Jake Fielding who took the Mixed 10m synchronized diving bronze medal in Calgary, Canada at the 2018 Canada Cup Grand Prix.

Trojan Divers Take Synchro Titles at USA Diving Winter Nationals

Greensboro, NC December 18, 2017

Trojan divers Sophie McAfee and Olivia Rosendahl won the women's 10m synchronized diving National title and their teammates, Dashiell Enos and Henry Fusaro captured a bronze on the 3m springboard synchronized diving today in Greensboro, North Carolina at the USA Diving Winter National Championships.

Sophie and Oliva Dash and Henry

Trojan Dive Club Take 4 Golds at USA Masters Game

Dashiell Enos (diver), Henry Fusaro (newcomer), Hongping Li (coach) take end of year honors.

2017-07-26 USA Masters GAme Casey Nancy and Kevin

Congratulations to Trojan Divers Casey Pepe, Nancy Morris, and Kevin Lynch on their outstanding achievements!

Casey Pepe - (45-49) 1M & 3M Gold
Kevin Lynch (55-59) 1M & 3M Gold
Nancy Morris (60_64) 1m 3rd, 3M 2nd.

USC Sweeps 2017 Pac-12 Men's Diving Awards

Sand Diego, CA July 15-16, 2016

Dashiel Enos at USC Pike Position

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Junior All-American and conference champion Dashiell Enos has been named Pac-12 Diver of the Year, NCAA point-scoring freshman Henry Fusaro is the Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year while 18th-year Trojan Head Diving Coach Hongping Li was named the Pac-12 Men’s Diving Coach of the Year for the second year in a row, the conference announced Monday (April 3).

6 Trojan Divers Finaled at the 2016 USA Diving ATT National Diving Championships

Moultrie, GA August 1-14, 2016

Congratulations to Sophia Mcaffee on her 3rd place finish in the 14-15 Girls J.O. Finals! Sohpia also qualified and competed in the finals in all of her J.O. and Senior Womens events.

Also finishing in the top 12 divers in the country were Chelsea Brack (11 & Under Girls J.O. 3m), Jacob Fielding (Senior Men 1m, 3m, and Platform; 16-18 Boys J.O. 1m and Platform), Dash Glasberg (12-13 Boys J.O. 3m and Platform), Jacob Haim (14-15 Boys 3m), Colton Young (Senior Mens 1m and Platform, 16-18 Boys 3m and Platform)

13 Trojan Divers Competing at the 2016 USA Diving ATT National Diving Championships

Moultrie, GA August 1-14, 2016

Congratulations to Chelsea Brack, Jacob Fielding, Hannah Fong, Dash Glasberg, Jacob Haim, Alexis Kleshik, Michelle Lee, Sophia Mcafee, Piage Richardson, Alyson Tam, Samantha Traina, Max Valasek and Colton Young. These fine young divers will be competing during the first 2 weeks of August in the J.O. and Senior events at the ATT National Diving Championships.

Well done everyone and good luck!

9 Titles, Team Champions 2016 USA Diving National Zone F Meet

Tucson, AZ July 7-10, 2016

The Trojan Dive Club won the Overall Team Championship by taking 9 titles and qualifying 13 divers to the 2016 USA National Diving Championships! The Men took 1st place and the Women took 3rd place in the team competition, combining to take 1st place overall. Congratulations to everyone for all your hard work and perseverance!

A special shout out to the following 1st Place Finishers:

  • Dash Glasberg 12-13 Boys 1m and 3m
  • Sophia Mcafee 14-15 Girls 1m, 3m and Platform as well as Senior Womens 3m and Platform
  • Jacob Fielding 16-18 Boys 3m
  • Colton Young 16-18 Boys 1m

Coach Hongping Li Named Pac-12 Men's Diving Coach of the Year

April 12, 2016

Congratulations to our Program Director and Coach!

Coach Li led his divers to two of the three titles at the Pac-12 Championships. Sophomore Dash Enos claimed the three-meter title with a score of 419.35 while two of his teammates, seniors Collin Pollard and Deon Reid, earned fifth- and sixth-place finishes in the event, respectively. Pollard went on to win the platform competition by scoring 427.70. Enos took fourth place on the platform while Reid finished seventh. At the NCAA Championships in the one-meter competition, Pollard scored 392.75 and took seventh place while Reid's score of 367.95 was good for 10th place. This is Coach Li's second Pac-12 Men's Diving Coach of the Year honor (previously in 2009) and the fifth all-time for the Trojans.

Source: http://pac-12.com/article/2016/04/12/pac-12-announces-mens-swimming-and-diving-postseason-awards

Trojan Divers Take 2nd Place on Platform at USA Synchro Nationals

San Antonio, TX April 6-8, 2016

Finishing 2nd on Platform in thier respective age groups were Sophia and Tarrin (Com Diving)
and Dash and Joshua (SoCal Diving). Dash and Joshua also took 3rd on 1 meter! A job well done!

Dash and Joshua Sophia and Tarrin

The New Trojan Dive Club Website

February 12, 2016

Welcome to the NEW website! At first glance it doesn't seem different, but if you look to the left you will notice a Login button. Also, the Calendar and Competition pages have been updated as well as the Contact-Directions page. If you are a club member, you should have received an email with your login instructions. Once you login the new members only features will be available.

Wonderful Short Film On Hongping Li
"Living His American Dream"

December 17, 2015

Dive In American Dream Video Play Button

Hongping Li Head Diving Coach at the University of Southern California since 2000 and the Program Director for the Trojan Dive Club. This short video chronicles some highlights of his incredible journey.

Link: Dive in American Dream by Stephanie Wu

Trojan Divers Take 2nd Place Team Finish at USA JO Nationals; Jacob F. 14-15 Boys 3M Champion

June 11-14, 2015

A job well done by all 11 Junior National Championship participants. The Trojan Dive Club had 6 divers place in the top 12 in 14 events to place 2nd overall in the country for the Team competition. This is a great accomplishment and congratulations!.

Sophia MacAffee Sophia MacAffee

  • 11 & Under
    • Girls: Chelsea B. 1m - 8th Place
    • Boys: Dash G. 1m - 6th Place, 3m - 11th Place, Platform - 6th Place
  • 12-13
    • Girls: Sphie M. 1m - 3rd Place, 3m - 3rd Place, Platform - 4th Place
    • Boys: Jacob H. 1m - 6th Place, 3m - 7th Place Platform - 5th Place
  • 14-15
    • Boys: Jake F. 1m 4th Place, 3m 1st Place, Platform - 2nd Place
  • 16-18
    • Girls: Carly S. Platform - 6th Place

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