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Tim O'Brien


I can answer questions regarding springboard and platform diving as it relates to: • Training from beginning lessons to Olympic level athletes • Teaching, developing and organizing a diving program at any level • Dry-land training techniques and equipment • Overcoming fear • Exercise and strength training • Preparation for competition • Meet Management • United States Diving • Parents of athletic children • Judging • Color Commentary • Expert Witness testimony I can be reached at www.thedivingexpert.com

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2000 USA Olympic Coach, Games of the XXVII Olympiad, Sydney, Australia Director of Diving and Head Coach, Fort Lauderdale Diving Team, Hall of Fame Aquatic Complex, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Past Vice President, United States Diving Past USA Diving Rules Committee Member


United States Diving FINA Certified International Diving Judge


Unites States Diving DiveMeets.com International Swimming Hall of Fame


BBA, Business Management and Organization, 1986, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Awards and Honors

1996 Recipient of the 1996 Mike Peppe Award for the “Outstanding Diving Coach in the United States” 1996 Recipient of the United States Diving Award of Excellence

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FOX Sports- Commentary Law Firm of Falk, Waas, Hernandez, Cortina, Solomon & Bonner- Expert Wintess

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