USA Diving Accepting Applications for 2018 Team Leaders

By USA Diving | Dec. 21, 2017, 10:25 a.m. (ET)

                USA Diving will begin a new process for selecting team leaders for international competition. Candidates who are interested in serving as a team leader in 2018 should complete both the application and availability form and return to by January 8, 2018. Late applications will not be considered.
               USA Diving’s CEO, High Performance Director and Committee for Competitive Excellence will review the applications and determine team leaders for each trip.
               Applicants with extensive experience will be considered as candidates for all events, including major competitions such as the World Cup and Junior World Championships. Individuals with limited or no previous team leader experience will be candidates for events such as Grand Prix meets.
               Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an annual basis. As individuals gain team leader experience, they will be considered for higher profile events in future years.  A separate process will be in place for selecting a team leader for the 2020 Olympic Games, and USA Diving will work with the United States Olympic Committee in developing and implementing those procedures.
               Depending on the composition of the entire traveling party (coaches, national office staff, medical support, etc.), preference for a trip may be given to a team leader applicant of a specific gender in order to create a diverse environment on each trip.