CSCAA Mens Diving Coach of the Year!

CSCAA Mens Diving Coach of the Year!

For the second time in 3 years Coach Austin was voted the Division III Mens Diving Coach of the Year. Coach Austin guided senior Sam Randall to his second National Championship but this time in the 1M event. Sam won the 3M event in 2016. Sam also finished 6th in the 3M event. SUNY Geneseo also qualified two women for the NCAA National Championships. Senior Emmi Reiter qualified for the first time in her career and Sophomore Sam Reichman became a 2 - time Honorable Mention All American after finishing 11th on 1M and 13th on 3M.

For the third straight year, Coach Austin was also named the a SUNYAC Diving Coach of the Year.  This year he was voted the Mens SUNYAC Diving Coach of the Year after Sam Randall won both both the Men's 1M and 3M events. 

No pool, no problem! Blue Wave is still here!

No pool, no problem! Blue Wave is still here!

While our Geneseo pool is down for repairs Blue Wave Diving is still offering springboard diving lessons at Monroe Community College in Henrietta, NY and the Canandaigua Academy in Canandaigua, NY. 

Blue Wave is available to kids of all ages that are interested in trying a new exhilarating sport, improving their current diving skills or adding some new dives to their list. We work with divers at all levels from beginner to national level competitors. If you're interested in giving Blue Wave a try, sign up and register today and your November lessons are free! Click on the link below for details!

http://www.bluewavediving.org/2017registration/
Make sure you click on the 2018 Trial Membership when signing up. 

 

Congrats to all the Blue Wave Girls at Sectional Championships!

Congrats to all the Blue Wave Girls at Sectional Championships!

Blue Wave Girls competed at Section V championship meets last Friday! 

From Class C championships Shelby Dobbertin from Marcus Whitman finished 4th, Lauren Miller from Pal-Mac finished in 2nd and winning the event for the 1st time in Livonia history with a score of 359.50 was Sophomore Elizabeth Field!

Class B's also had 3 divers competing in the event and all 3 were from Canandaigua Academy. Jade Hoff finished 15th, Daphnie Bradley finished 13th and Olenka Duncan had a 9th place finish!

In Section V Class A's, Blue Wave's Bella Antonini finished in 7th place for Hilton High School. Lexi Passamonti from Greece Storms finished in 5th place. Also from Greece with a 2nd place finish and state championship qualifying score of 357.35 was Alaina Kosko!

Congrats to all the Blue Wave girls!

2017 Niagara District Champions!

2017 Niagara District Champions!

This past weekend Blue Wave Diving hosted the 2017 Niagara District Championships at SUNY Geneseo's Alumni Pool. Blue Wave Diving had the top girls and boys teams to win the overall championship with a combined team score of 476 points. Blue Wave Diving also had several qualifiers for the 2017 AAU National Championships which will be held in North Carolina in July. To qualify for AAU Nationals divers must either finish in the top 3 at their District Championships or achieve a qualifying score. Our 2017 national qualifiers include: Alaina Kosko, Bella Antonini, Charlie Polvino, Cory Wirth, Elizabeth Field, Erin Wind, Ethan Cobos, Kate Scibelli, Lauren Miller, Mark Eaton, and Trent Makowiec. We also have 3 qualifiers from previous events: Marley Weber, Sarah Mohnkern and Kiersten Coates. 

For complete Niagara District Championships results visit:
 https://secure.meetcontrol.com/divemeets/system/eventresultsext.php?meetnum=4722&eventnum=all

Blue Wave Diving would also like to thank all the volunteers that helped setup and run the meet. There is no way the event would have been possible without you.

THANK YOU SO MUCH! 

Blue Wave Diving Ripples Referral Program

Blue Wave Diving Ripples Referral Program

It takes a LOT of Ripples to make a great Blue Wave! Start referring friends, teammates, family members or anyone who wants to try the sport of Diving... Each time you refer a new member to the Blue Wave Diving Ripples program and they register with our program, you and the referred member will each earn a $50 credit. This offer is unlimited, so the more you refer, the more you earn! Sounds like a win-win! Offer ends May 31st, 2017

High School Lesson Program

High School Lesson Program

Blue Wave Diving is pleased to announce our new High School Lessons Program! This program is designed for high school divers looking for a little extra help before or during their high school season or for divers that can't attend regular lessons with Blue Wave Diving. Divers in this program will attend regularly scheduled lessons and will also have access to all the diving equipment available in our program, including our dry-land facility. Divers wishing to purchase 5 or 10 lessons in advance will receive a discount and the lessons never expire.

All divers in our program must register with Blue Wave Diving and the Amateur Athletic Union to partcipate. To register, click here

Lesson Locations and Times:

  • Canandaigua Academy: Monday & Wednesday 6:45PM - 8:45PM
  • SUNY Geneseo Pool: Thursday 6:30PM - 8:30PM & Saturday 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Lesson and membership fees:

  • $25 per lesson
  • $100 if you purchase a 5 pack of lessons in advance
  • $175 if you purchase a 10 pack of lessons in advance
    Lessons never expire

Blue Wave Diving Registration: $25/year
AAU Membership: $15/year

 

Blue Wave Diving Seniors Earn Athletic Scholarships

Blue Wave Diving Seniors Earn Athletic Scholarships

Dedication and commitment to academics and athletics pays off for Blue Wave's 2016 Seniors! Five of our athletes will be moving on to compete in diving at the Division I or Division II level next fall. All 5 divers have earned athletic scholarships to their schools! We're very proud of these athletes and best of luck to all of them!


  Haily Atkins has committed to the University of Niagara.  For the Newark Reds, Haily was a 2014 and 2015 NYSPHSAA Championship Meet Qualifier. Haily is also a 2 time AAU National Qualifier and competitor. At the 2015 AAU National Championships she was 4th place finisher in the A+ (19+) AAU Nationals Synchro Event with partner Katie Applin.  

Haily Atkins has committed to the University of Niagara. For the Newark Reds, Haily was a 2014 and 2015 NYSPHSAA Championship Meet Qualifier. Haily is also a 2 time AAU National Qualifier and competitor. At the 2015 AAU National Championships she was 4th place finisher in the A+ (19+) AAU Nationals Synchro Event with partner Katie Applin.  

  Shane Gilman will be attending Colorado Mesa University.  For the Dansville Mustangs, Shane is a 3 time Section V Champion and 3 time NYS Championship qualifier (2013-2015). He is also an AAU All American after his 7th place finish in the Group A (16/18) 3M event at the 2014 AAU National Championships

Shane Gilman will be attending Colorado Mesa University. For the Dansville Mustangs, Shane is a 3 time Section V Champion and 3 time NYS Championship qualifier (2013-2015). He is also an AAU All American after his 7th place finish in the Group A (16/18) 3M event at the 2014 AAU National Championships

  Serica Hallstead has committed to the United States Military Academy at West Point.  An All American student-athlete for the Canandaigua Academy, Serica will be graduating in the top 1% of her class of close to 300 students. For the CA Braves she has captured 3 Section V Titles (2012-2014). She was also a 4 time finalist at the NYSPHSAA championships (2012-2015) where she finished as high as 4th place in 2013. For Blue Wave she was the 2013 District Champion in the Group B (14/15 Age Group) 1M and 3M events as well as the 2014 Group A (16/18 Age Group) 1M champion. In 2013 Serica qualified for the USA Diving Age Group National Championships. She is also a 4 time AAU All American and the 2014 AAU National Champion in the Group A (16/18 Age Group) 1M Synchronized Diving Event!

Serica Hallstead has committed to the United States Military Academy at West Point. An All American student-athlete for the Canandaigua Academy, Serica will be graduating in the top 1% of her class of close to 300 students. For the CA Braves she has captured 3 Section V Titles (2012-2014). She was also a 4 time finalist at the NYSPHSAA championships (2012-2015) where she finished as high as 4th place in 2013. For Blue Wave she was the 2013 District Champion in the Group B (14/15 Age Group) 1M and 3M events as well as the 2014 Group A (16/18 Age Group) 1M champion. In 2013 Serica qualified for the USA Diving Age Group National Championships. She is also a 4 time AAU All American and the 2014 AAU National Champion in the Group A (16/18 Age Group) 1M Synchronized Diving Event!

  Elena Rohr has committed to St. Bonaventure University.  Elena will be graduating from Irondequoit High School. A High School All American for the Eagles, Elena is also a 2014 and 2015 NYS Championship Finalist and at the 2015 championships she finished in 7th place! For Blue Wave, Elena was a 2 time AAU National Qualifier and competitor.

Elena Rohr has committed to St. Bonaventure University. Elena will be graduating from Irondequoit High School. A High School All American for the Eagles, Elena is also a 2014 and 2015 NYS Championship Finalist and at the 2015 championships she finished in 7th place! For Blue Wave, Elena was a 2 time AAU National Qualifier and competitor.

  Katie Applin has committed to the University of Akron.  Katie will be graduating from Dansville High School in the top 10% of her class with a cumulative GPA of 96%! For the Dansville Mustangs, Katie is the 2014 Section V Champion. She is also a two time NYSPHSAA Finalist (2014 & 2015) and in 2015 she finished 2nd in the state! For Blue Wave Katie was the 2015 Niagara District Group A (16/18) Champion in the 3M event. She is also a two time AAU All American and 2015  Silver medalist in the A+ (19+) 3M Synchronized Diving Event!

Katie Applin has committed to the University of Akron. Katie will be graduating from Dansville High School in the top 10% of her class with a cumulative GPA of 96%! For the Dansville Mustangs, Katie is the 2014 Section V Champion. She is also a two time NYSPHSAA Finalist (2014 & 2015) and in 2015 she finished 2nd in the state! For Blue Wave Katie was the 2015 Niagara District Group A (16/18) Champion in the 3M event. She is also a two time AAU All American and 2015  Silver medalist in the A+ (19+) 3M Synchronized Diving Event!

Coach Austin Earns NCAA DIII National Men's Coach of the Year Honors

Coach Austin Earns NCAA DIII National Men's Coach of the Year Honors

Coach Austin was named the Division III Men's National Diving Coach of the Year after guiding sophomore Sam Randall to a national championship in the 3-meter event and a 3rd place finish on 1-meter.

Coach Austin was also named the SUNYAC Coach of the year a few weeks ago after guiding SUNY Geneseo Divers to 10 top 8 finishes including a conference record setting championship performance by Sam Randall in the 1-meter event.

Shane Gilman and Matt Ridler Win Section V Titles!

Shane Gilman and Matt Ridler Win Section V Titles!

Shane Gilman (Dansville) wins his 3rd straight Class C Section V title while Matt Ridler (Geneseo) captures his first Class D Section V title. Both boys are seniors and get to end their high school careers, Section V Champions! Nice Job Boys! Blue Wave Divers have now won 26 Section V titles! See our other Section V winners by clicking here.