Name: Tarrin Gilliland
Sport: Diving
Event(s): 10-meter
Height: 5' 5"
DOB: 9/17/2002
Hometown: Liberty Hill, Texas
High School: Ogburn Academy (2020)
Team/Club: COM Aquatics
Coach(es): Gabi Chereches
World Championship Experience
  • 2017: 6th (synchronized 10-meter), 10th (mixed synchronized 10-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 World Cup team member
  • 2018 World Cup team member
  • Five-time senior national champion (three 10-meter synchro titles, one individual 10-meter title, one mixed 10-meter synchro title)
  • Five-time individual junior national champion (including a sweep of the three events in 2013)
  • Won two gold and a bronze at the 2013 Junior Pan American Championships
  • Bronze medalist at the 2015 USA Diving Winter National Championships at age 13
Personal: Tarrin is the daughter of Joe, a service engineer, and Josette Gilliland, a tutor...She also has three older siblings, Nicole, Dwite and Kayley...Tarrin began diving at age eight and trains four to six hours a day, six days a week...She added more dryland and physical training to her regimen in 2016...Her favorite dive is a front 3 1/2 pike (107B) on 10-meter and her favorite diver Laura Wilkinson...She likes to pray and visualize when she is competing, and she listens to Indie Christian music to stay calm in between dives...She competed at her first junior nationals in 2012 and made her senior national debut in 2013...When she's not diving, Tarrin enjoys reading, watching movies and hanging with friends...She describes herself as loyal, kind and intimidating...Likes to eat salmon and rice for a pre-competition meal; fried chicken is her favorite meal when she's not competing