Name: Sam Dorman
Sport: Diving
Event(s): 3-meter
Height: 5-9
DOB: 8/30/1991
Hometown: Tempe, Ariz.
High School: Marcos de Niza
College: University of Miami
Team/Club: Miami Diving
Coach(es): Randy Ableman, Dario Di Fazio
Olympic Experience
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, silver (synchronized 3-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • 2017: Synchronized 3-meter (6th)
  • 2015: Synchronized 3-meter (7th)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 World Cup team member
  • 2014, 2016 World Cup team member
  • Seven-time national champion (five synchronized 3-meter, one 3-meter, one 1-meter)
  • 2015 NCAA champion (3-meter)
  • 2013 World University Games team member
  • National Team member: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Personal: Son of Marla Dorman, a lab technician, and Paul Dorman, a P.E. teacher...Has an older brother, Ben...Began diving at the age of eight...Favorite dive is 109C (front 4 1/2 somersault, tuck), although he broke his hand the first time he did the dive...In between dives during competition, Sam likes to play blackjack or Angry Birds and listen to music (depending on his mood, either slower music or Reggaeton)...His favorite divers are Joona Puhakka and Patrick Hausding...When he's not diving, Sam enjoys spending time with his dog (Hank), fishing and going to the beach...He doesn't like to watch other sports...Graduated from Miami with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2015