Name: Jack Matthews
Sport: Diving
Height: 5-9
Weight: 148
DOB: 11/18/2002
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Hometown: Powell, Ohio
High School: Olentangy Liberty High School
Team/Club: Ohio State Diving Club
Coach(es): Mandy Eby
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • 2018
Other Career Highlights
  • Two-time FINA World Junior Diving Championships team member (2016, 2018)
  • 2017 Junior Pan American Championships silver medalist (1-meter)
Personal: Son of Jon and Jill Matthews...Jack began diving in 2008 at the age of six...Has two siblings, Ford and Kathryn...He trains four hours a day, six days a week...His favorite dive is 5152B 3m...He lists learning new dives as the most challenging aspect of his training...For the 2019 season, Jack is focusing on platform diving and hopes to win National Championships...Jack's favorite meal outside of competition is chicken fried rice...His favorite diver is Cao Yuan...Jack would describe himself as disciplined, stubborn and energetic...Helps coach Kinsale Dive Team during the summer...Something that may surprise people is that Jack did Taekwondo...Hobbies include skiing...His favorite book is "Percy Jackson: The Last Olympian"...Favorite movie is "The Avengers" and favorite TV show is "Dragonball Z"...If he could meet anyone, it would be LeBron James.