I am inspired and awed by what we have been able to accomplish over the past 8 months while adjusting to new locations, schedule changes, inclement weather, etc. This is a team with a great deal of talent, heart and desire that will not let any obstacles stand in it’s way to achieve and progress. This is not a complete list but it is an impressive one. Many of these dives are the first time that these divers have ever performed these dives. I love that this team pulls together and supports and encourages each other. Crown Valley Divers are comprised of caring and loving people that have the talent, conviction, commitment and patience to strive to do their best and to gently push and pull their team mates to do the same.https://youtu.be/_rkeDMp_bWo
Crown Valley Divers of Laguna Niguel, California traveled to Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, Georgia last month for the AAU National Diving Championships 2014. CVD had 29 Divers compete against 59 teams from across the United States. CVD had 20 Divers place in the top 12 in their respective event, and 3 Nationals Champions: Joey Winkler, 16 year olds 3 meter. Jaclynn Fowler, 14 year olds 1 meter. Kaia Bray, 9 & Under 1 meter. This was the second year in a row Crown Valley Divers won the AAU National Championship. They also won the Men’s division and the Women’s division.
Region 10 was the largest in attendance than any year previous. Of the 16 teams competing including Stanford Divers, Santa Clara Divers, and Trojan Divers, Crown Valley Divers won first place team in overall team points. It was a head to head battle with Stanford Divers going into the third day of competition as they had the lead by 4 points. CVD had a great show of talent, strength, and grace earning them a total of 292 points at the end of the competition just ahead of Stanford Diving with 278.
The coaching staff at Crown Valley Divers could not be more pleased with the teams performance in Santa Clara. We had a few standout performances by Caleb Dixon, Ally Caplan, Charlotte Bowen, and Madeline Wiese who all won Regional Champion Titles in their respective age groups. This is the start of a very exciting summer for the Crown Valley Divers of Laguna Niguel.