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Brown Diving Camp Session 1

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Camp enrollment begins in early February 2014.

Each camper must be registered separately.

Online registration for this camp closes on June 24, 2014 at 11:59 pm provided the camp has not sold out prior to this date. Registration may be available onsite during the camp check in on a first come first serve basis, a $50.00 onsite registration fee will be applied.

The Brown Diving Camp offers extensive instruction in competitive 1-meter and 3-meter springboard diving for beginner and elite divers. The camp aims to help divers reach their individual goals while creating a safe, fun, and encouraging environment.

Divers will learn:

  • Strength and conditioning exercises
  • Techniques and fundamentals for the approach, somersaults, and twists
  • How to rip
  • Working with a spotting rig
  • Dry-board and trampoline drills
  • video analysis
  • How to prepare for a meet

    What to bring:
  • Bathing suit
  • Sammy towel
  • Towel
  • Toiletries for showering
  • Workout clothes - t-shirt, shorts, and closed-toe shoes for dry land
  • Clothes/shoes for walking to the dining hall
  • Water bottle
  • Extra money for food or bookstore clothes

    Meals:
    Campers will eat their meals at the Brown University Dining Hall. (Commuters will be provided with lunch) The campers will walk as a group with the coaches to and from the dining hall. All meals are served buffet style. Extra snacks, water, and sports drinks will be available for cash purchase.

    Facility:
    The Coleman Aquatic Center, considered to be the best facility in the northeast area, opened in May 2012 and is home to Brown University's Swimming, Diving, & Water Polo teams. The diving well is 13-feet deep and includes two 1-meter and two 3-meter springboards on cement stands. The spacious diving area also includes a trampoline, spotting rig, dry-board, and Tivo video system. Life Guards will be on the pool deck during all water sessions, and a certified athletic trainer will be on deck and devoted to the diving campers during each training session.

    Daily Schedule
    7:30am Breakfast
    8:45am Arrive at Pool
    9:00-12:00pm Diving/Dry-land
    12:30-1:30pm Lunch
    1:30-2:00pm Free Time
    2:15-2:45pm Lecture
    3:00-5:00pm Diving
    5:15pm Day Campers Check-out
    5:30-6:30pm Dinner
    6:30-8:00pm Free Time/Activities
    8:00pm Dorms
    10:00pm Lights Out

    Coaches

    Gabrielle Shaw: Gabrielle Shaw is finishing her third year as diving coach for Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL.Gabrielle spent four years diving at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Fla. under the coaching of
    Andy Goe where she helped the team to three consecutive Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) championships.While at WIU, Gabby helped in the
    development of the three-time NCAA Zone Qualifier and conference champion on 1-meter and 3-meter for 2011-2012 and runner up on both boards in 2012-2013 at the Summit League Conference Championships. She graduated from Florida Gulf Coast with a bachelor's of science in Business Management and completed her master's degree in Sport Management at Western Illinois University.

    Rachel Rosenberg: Rachel is currently the diving coach at Bishop Stang High School, SouthCoast Aquatics, and UMass Dartmouth. She graduated from Yale in 2012 where she majored in art with a concentration in sculpture. Rachel dove at Yale all four years and served as the captain of the Women's Swimming and Diving Team her senior year. Throughout her time there she finaled at NCAA Zones four times, won 3 meter at the Ivy Championships twice, and currently hold the Yale and Ivy League 3 meter record. During the summers of 2011 and 2012 she was the head coach of Clayton Diving Alliance in St. Louis, Missouri. While there she led a team to compete at Regionals, Zones, and AAU Nationals, where two divers finished in the top twelve each summer. Rachel grew up in Strongsville, Ohio. She belonged to the Berea Diving Club from age twelve to retirement. She was a four-year letter winner at Strongsville High School, captain of the team her senior year, sectional champion, district champion, three-time conference champion, three-time All-American, and four-time All-Ohio.



    Brown University Sports Camps are open to any and all entrants that meet the listed age requirements for each camp.