Jessica Parratto

Diving

Name: Jessica Parratto
Event(s): 10-meter
Height: 5-2
DOB: 6/26/1994
Hometown: Dover, N.H.
College: Indiana University (majoring in community health)
Team/Club: TriSynerG Diving
Coach(es): Drew Johansen
Olympic Experience
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10th (individual 10-meter), 7th (synchronized 10-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • 2015: 21st (10-meter), ninth (synchronized 10-meter)
  • 2011: 15th (10-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2014 and 2016 World Cup team member
  • Seven-time senior national champion (Has two individual 10-meter titles and five synchronized 10-meter titles)
  • 2015 NCAA champion on platform
  • 2012 junior national champion on platform
  • 2012 Junior World Championships team member
  • 2011 gold medalist on platform at Junior Pan American Championships
Personal: Daughter of Amy and Mike Parratto...Has an older sister, Melissa, who was a swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania...Her dad is a swim coach and coached Olympic gold medalist swimmer Jenny Thompson, who Jessica says is like a sister to her...Jessica’s mom was a five-time All-American diver at Wellesley College and was Jessica’s coach until she was 14...Jessica started diving when she was 5 and moved to Indianapolis from New Hampshire in 2009 due to limited facilities (her pool had only one 1-meter springboard)...She has since become one of the top 10-meter platform divers in the country...Jessica’s favorite dive is 5253B, and her favorite diver is Laura Wilkinson...Between dives, she listens to music and relaxes...She enjoys hanging out with friends, going to the beach, and outdoor activities...Previously, Jessica also participated in gymnastics, swimming, and soccer...Her favorite foods are mashed potatoes and LaFesta pizza back in New Hampshire
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