At Boston Area Diving, we believe that our
coaching staff distinguishes us from other programs. Our head
coaches have many years of national-level age group and collegiate experience.
In addition, we have a dedicated group of terrific assistant coaches. This
allows us to have more coaches on the deck and at meets and provides an
excellent coach-to-diver ratio.
has been coaching the team since it was established in 1979.
He is the most experienced age group diving coach in New England, having
won numerous All-American coaching honors at the Age Group and Senior Levels.
Joe has had a great deal of international experience, leading US National-level
teams in China, Canada, Mexico and throughout Europe, and coaching BAD divers at the World
Championships in Sydney, Australia and at other International venues. Joe
at Boston College, Northeastern University and Wellesley College. As a college
coach, Joe won a
number of coaching awards including NCAA Division I Zone Coach of the Year, New
England Coach of the Year and Eastern Seaboard Coach of the Year.
As a diver, Joe competed for Boston University where he was team captain and record holder.
Joe is the Director of
Diving for the AAU and plays a major role in that organization.
Joe is the Diving Commissioner for the Bay State Games. He held
the position of Vice President of
Junior Diving on the Board of Directors of United State Diving for five years.
Coach Chirico is one of only 10 USD-certified Trampoline Instructors and a USD Safety
Instructor. Coach Chirico lives in Dover with his wife Carol and two sons, Matthew
18 and Michael 15.
Brainerd is the varsity diving coach at Babson College and is in
his 12th year of coaching with BAD.
Jim coached at Brandeis University for 14
He has had nine straight
years with a NCAA III national qualifier and multiple divers earning
"All-America" honors. Jim
also coached a 4-time
Irish National Champion. Jim is renown
for his spotting ability in the dry training room and has coached several area high school teams including Weston, Wayland and
Framingham High Schools. Jim is a lawyer working in Real Estate and resides in