Canada Games 2013

Highlights from Canada Games:   ~Courtney Hattie Gold on 3m,  Bronze on 1m and Bronze in Synchro. ~Madeline Wainman Bronze in Synchro, 9th on tower, 10th on 3m ~Caroline McFarlane 8th in Synchro, 8th on 1m and 11th on tower. ~Carlyn McNeely 8th in Synchro and 11th on 3m ~Aidan Faminoff 7th in Synchro, 8th on tower, 10th […]

2013 World Championships

Riley McCormick from Boarworks, Victoria, BC represented Canada in the 2013 Fina World Championships in Barcelona. Due to a wrist injury Riley did not compete on 3m and he came 21st on 1m.

Junior Elite Nationals

Junior Elite Nationals were held in Thunder Bay July 12-14 Our Junior Elite Divers just returned from Thunder Bay for the Nationals for the B and A group divers.  Travelling from BC were: Boardworks – Courtney Hattie, Emily Schmidt, Shaye Tudor, Isaiah Brasset and Aidan Faminoff.White Rock – Carolyn MacFarlane, Carlyn McNeely, Madeline Wainman, Tavia […]

Irene MacDonald results

The 2013 Irene MacDonald Memorial Meet The Irene MacDonald meet was a great 2 day event! Divers ranging from Tier 2 Group E all the way to Master divers in the over 80 age group attended. A new Novice Masters Event was created and a bunch of brave novice adults tried out their newly learned […]

BC Divers at Italy Grand Prix

June 29, 2013 BOLZANO, Italy – Celina Toth of Victoria came within a point of the bronze medal on Saturday placing fourth on women’s 10-m tower at the sixth and final stop on the FINA Grand Prix diving circuit. It was the best international result of her career.Toth was fifth heading into the final round but […]

Beginner Instructor Dive coaching course. July 6th and 7th

Learn to Dive Instructor Beginner Instructor Course Dates: July 6th 9-5 and 7th 9-4, 2013 Location: Raven Song Aquatic Center 737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach, BC (North of Naniamo) Must be 16 yrs of age (to be fully certified) For more information and to Register email: 604 531-5576 If you want to get certified to teach […]

Announcing the 2013 Canada Games team!

Team BC 2013 Canada Games Team is the following: Men: Patrick Heaney, Aidan Faminoff, Isaiah Brasset, Sam Braun – Alternate – Sammy Augustin Women – Courtney Hattie, Emily Schmidt, Madeline Wainman, Carolyn MacFarlane – Alternate – Carlyn McNeely (Emily Schmidt has pulled out due to other commitment – therefore Carlyn McNeely will be attending). Coaches: […]

Fraser McKean wins Silver on 10m and Emma Friesen places 4th on 3m

May 26, 2013 Day to remember for Abel and Gagné QUEBEC CITY – Olympian Jennifer Abel set a personal best score and Philippe Gagné, a 15-year-old diver from Montreal, won the gold medal on the men’s 10-metre tower on Sunday to conclude the 2013 Summer Senior Nationals diving competition. The competition is also a selection […]

Riley McCormick wins silver on 3m at 2013 Senior Nationals

May 25, 2013 Imbeau-Dulac and Filion crowned national champions QUEBEC CITY – François Imbeau-Dulac of St-Lazare, Que., set a personal best score and Roseline Filion of Laval reclaimed the 10-metre crown in Saturday’s action at the 2013 Summer Nationals diving competition. The competition is also a selection event for the FINA World Championships July 19- […]

Riley McCormick wins Gold on 1 meter at 2013 Senior Summer Nationals

May 24, 2013 Filion and Benfeito punch in tickets for worlds QUEBEC CITY – Olympic bronze medallists Roseline Filion of Laval, Que., and Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal received near perfect marks on their opening two dives en route to the gold in the women’s 10-metre synchro on Friday at the 2013 Summer Senior Nationals diving […]

Emma Friesen places 2nd on 3m at diving Grand Prix!

May 18, 2013 Canadians win two medals at diving Grand Prix SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Emma Friesen of North Vancouver and Philippe Gagné of Montreal each won their first international medal on Saturday at the fifth stop on the FINA Grand Prix diving circuit. On women’s three-metre, Qu Lin of China took the gold […]

Former Divers win Gold at the World Cheerleading Championships!

Former divers Ashley Impellezzere, Fraser Valley Dive Club, and Kevin Geyson of the Pan Am Dive Club represented Team Canada at the World Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida in late April, 2013. Kevin was on the Coed team and Ashley on the all-girl team with both teams bringing home a gold medal. Go Canada Go!

Note from BC Diving President

May 16th, 2013 Dear members,   I wanted to take a moment to remind each of you that the BC Diving member code of conduct, and our Harassment Policy is available for you to review at our website and if for any reason you feel you need to connect with our staff or the Board […]

Courtney and Emily Bronze Medal at International Dive Meet

HATTIE & SCHMIDT WIN BRONZE IN GERMANY April 26, 2013   DRESDEN, Germany – Courtney Hattie and Emily Schmidt of Victoria won the bronze medal in the open women’s three-metre synchro event on Friday at the International Youth Diving Meet. It was Canada’s second bronze at the age group competition which features many of the top […]

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iDive International Meet update

Unfortunately due to short notice the iDive international meet will be postponed until next year. Please watch for further updates for next years meet!

Cuba 2013

Cuba Provincial Training Camp   The team gathered and left for Veradaro, Cuba on March 23 at…4:30 am.  Yes 4:30am in the Vancouver airport.  It was a quiet group for about 10 minutes then all 18 athletes were abuzz with excitement along with four coaches, Tommy McLeod, Lisa Boog, Yan Yang and Grant Brehaut.  I […]

Morgan Weller-Freshman/Newcomer of the Year

  Updated April 11, 2013 By the Pac-12 Conference WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Arizona junior Samantha Pickens was named Pac-12 Women’s Diver of the Year, USC’s Hongping Li was named Pac-12 Women’s Diving Coach of the Year and Arizona State freshman Morgan Weller was named Pac-12 Women’s Diving Freshman/Newcomer of the Year, the Conference office […]


Check out the Photos added to our Gallery! BC Winter Provincials 2013 Awards Night If you have photos please email them to and I will add them to the site!

Winter Nationals-Emma Friesen in 1st after Prelims

March 1, 2013 WINNIPEG – Victoria’s Emma Friesen is the surprise leader after Friday’s preliminaries in the women’s three-metre springboard event at the Winter Nationals diving competition. Friesen, who is on the comeback trail after missing almost two seasons, showed the most consistency in her program to tabulate 299.00 points. Olympic and world championship medallist […]

Alison Komlos on CTV Sports “Perry’s Prospects”

On Thursday March 7th 2013 Alison will be on the CTV News Hour (at 6pm and 11:30pm) for diving – on a segment of CTV Sports called “Perry’s Prospects”.   Her segment will be posted to the CTV News website and you will be able to access it (after Thursday) using the following link;   […]

BC’s Emma Friesen ~Top Canadian at diving Grand Prix

February 15, 2013 Emma Friesen top Canadian at diving Grand Prix MADRID – Emma Friesen of North Vancouver, who missed two seasons of competition due to injuries and school commitments, posted an impressive sixth place finish on women’s three-metre Friday to open the FINA Grand Prix diving season. Han Wang of China won the gold […]

February 2, 2013 Awards night and Banquet

February 2 2013 BC Diving will be hosting an Awards night and Banquet. Awards will be presented to recognize BC’s top divers. Dinner will be provided. Contact Lisa at to attend. Event will start following the Winter Provincials in the lobby area of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre.

Winners of the Irene McDonald Award

The Irene MacDonald awards were decided by the committee.  It was a difficult decision, as it would be nice if the award could be given to all applicants.  The final decision was to split the award between 3 applicants.  Courtney Hattie, Madeline Wainman and Isaiah Brasset will split the award.  All deserving candidates.

Medal Design Winner

The results are in for the BC Diving Medal Contest.   Congratulations to Christopher Ordog Christopher lives in Vancouver and is a BC Diving Alumni. A special thank-you to all the participants. The entries were all very imaginative and made the decision difficult. BC Diving appreciates all the hard work that went into all the entries and we look […]

Judging Clinic

Officials in training have completed four sessions. Session 5 is on Jan 26 from 8-12 at Vancouver Aquatic Centre IntroductiontoJudging[1]