2010 Tennessee Diving Camp

University of Tennessee
Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center


Week 1 - June 13-18
Week 2 - June 20-25
Week 3 - June 27-July 2

2010 Diving Camp Brochure in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader

2010 Diving Camp Registration Form in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader

Dear Campers
Are you looking for a summer dive camp for 2010?

Welcome to Tennessee Diving's 2010 Summer Dive Camps. We are hosting 3 weeks of residential camps, filled with fun and education, during the month of June. Come improve your diving and join in on the fun at the host site for the 2008 Olympic Selection Camp.

Registration and enrollment
Our camps are open to boys and girls aged 8 and older, recent high school graduates, current collegiate divers, as well as anyone else interested in improving their skills in diving.
Campers are required to have at least one of the following requirements: 1) attended at least 1 week at a diving camp or 2) has/have participated in a club diving team for at least six months, or 3) been a member of a high school dive team for a least 1 year.
You are encouraged to sign up early to ensure a space, but sign ups will also be open throughout the camp weeks. A $250 deposit is required for all sessions. The remaining fees/balance will be required by May 2nd for those campers registering early.
If you sign up after May 2nd please be sure to include the total camp cost along with your registration form.
You may also register online at www. utsports.com and click on Swimming and Diving, under the sports link.
The Coaches
Dave Parrington
  • Head Men's and Women's Diving Coach at the University of Tennessee.
  • Olympic representative as a diver and coach, coached multiple male and female NCAA and SEC Champions, 1994 World Champion Evan Stewart, and multiple international medallists and representatives for numerous countries across the world. Multiple time SEC Men's and Women's Diving Coach of the Year.

Brian Pritt
  • Associate Head Age Group Coach and UT Volunteer Assistant Coach
  • UT Alumni and former University of Tennessee diver 1990-94
  • Coached collegiately at West Virginia University
  • Former assistant at Mission Viejo Nadadores
We also have guest coaches join our camps.
The facilities
  • 21 springboards across 3 pools
  • Complete indoor and outdoor platform facilities
  • Brand new indoor facility including weight room and indoor dryland equipment
  • Two dryboards with trampoline overhead harnesses for spotting and skill progression
  • Bubble/sparging system, and Tivo for visual aid
The program
Each camp will consist of 5 days of intensive training with each day including 2 training sessions per day. Each session will include a dry and wet training programs. Sessions will also include extensive stretching, conditioning, and spotting programs each. Along with diving sessions we will also be educating our campers with information sessions on areas such as nutrition, sport psychology, goal setting, preparing for training and competitions, video analysis, and some interactive games.
What You'll Learn
  • The importance of, and how to stretch
  • Strength and conditioning and plyometric training
  • Specific diving techniques for somersaulting and twisting in all directions
  • Ripping!
  • Perfecting the hurdle
  • Dry board belt work and tramp drills
  • Goal setting & meet preparation
  • Video analysis
Camp costs
  • Residential; 1 week = $570, 2 weeks = $1140, all 3 weeks = $1710

  • Commuter: $440 each session
Housing and meals
  • Campers will be housed in the UT dorms located mere minutes walking distance to the aquatic center
  • Meals will be provided on a daily basis, 3 times a day both at the UT dining facilities, as well as catered healthy meals.
What to bring
Towel, chamois, swim suits, workout clothes, (shorts and t-shirts), and any other required diving equipment, toiletries, alarm clock. Casual clothes are recommended for times away from the pool. All campers will receive a free Tennessee Diving Camp t-shirt.
Campers should arrive at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center on Tennessee's campus on the Sunday of the week they're attending, between 3:00pm and 4:00pm for sign in and registration, prior to the first diving session at 4:30pm. Each camp will conclude at 1:00pm each Friday and campers are asked to depart by 2:00pm. Transportation to and/or from the airport will be provided upon request for a charge of $15 one way and $25 round trip.


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