MATT & 'BECCA SCOGGIN
Matt Scoggin and wife, 'Becca Scoggin have been running The Longhorns Diving Camp since 1995 and involved with the camp since 1981. Coach Scoggin is the Head Diving Coach at The University of Texas where he will be entering his 18th season this fall. 'Becca takes care of all the behind scenes work that needs to happen in order for camp to run smoothly. She is the main source of communication for parents, campers and staff.
2013 LONGHORNS DIVING CAMP STAFF
MATT SCOGGIN, Head Diving Coach
Coach Scoggin has been the Head Diving Coach of The Longhorns Diving Camp since 1995. He is in his 19th season as The University of Texas Head Diving Coach. Coach Scoggin is a former NCAA Champion (diving for The University of Texas), U.S. Olympic diver, and a 2000, 2008 & 2012 USA Olympic Diving Coach. He is a six-time NCAA Coach of The Year, and two-time U.S. Olympic Committee’s National Diving Coach of the Year.
✩The University of Texas Head Diving Coach
✩2000, 2008, 2012 USA Olympic Coach
✩Five-time USA World Championship Coach
✩Six-time NCAA Coach of the Year
✩2012 The Phil Boggs Award
✩2010, 2009 U.S. Olympic Committee’s National Diving Coach of the Year
✩2011, 2010 USA Diving Coach of Excellence Award
✩2011 USA Pan Am Games Head Coach
✩2010 USA World Cup Coach
✩2010 USA World Series Coach
✩2009 Benjamin Foundation Award Recipient
✩2009 Inaugural Ted Keller Diving Honor
✩2007 USA Pan Am Games Coach
COACH SCOGGIN'S COACHING STAFF
This will be Jim's fourth year at The Longhorns Diving Camp. He coached for several years at San Diego State University as well as Niagara University. Jim now coaches an elite age group program in Mexico. He was also an accomplished diver for Niagara University.
Coach Chris just finished his 7th year as the Head Diving Coach at the University of Illinois and will be attending The Longhorns Diving Camp for his 10th summer! He has been coaching diving for 17 years now and is thrilled to be working in the Big Ten Conference.
This will be Coach Jim's fourth season at The Longhorns Diving Camp. Coach Jim is currently the head coach of North Texas State and has also coached at Fairfield College, the University of Northern Iowa, Yale, and Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. As a diver, Coach Jim earned All-American honors while at Southern Connecticut State.
Coach Mark will be joining us for his second season at The Longhorns Diving Camp. He is originally from Flower Mound, Texas, and received his bachelor's degree in social science from The University of Wyoming. He is a two-time Midwest Conference platform champion, owns several school diving records, and most recently competed in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials. Coach Mark spent his final year of college as a volunteer assistant diving coach, and is now the Diving Coach at The University of Northern Colorado.
Coach Channing will be joining us for her fifth season at The Longhorns Diving Camp. She started her diving career at the age of seven and has since been involved in the sport through age-group, high school and college diving. She was a proud member of the University of Wyoming Diving team from 2000-2004. Coach Channing is now a diving coach by profession, having coached three years at Alma College, and is now the Diving Coach at Brown University.
This will be Coach Michael's second season at The Longhorns Diving Camp. He is currently the head diving coach at West Virginia University. Coach Michael has coached high school divers and junior divers to elite levels, and was the interim coach at Miami (Ohio) for the 2006 fall semester. He has also coached at the Indiana University and Miami University Diving Camps. Earlier this year, Coach Michael earned his master’s from Ohio University in sport science and coaching education.
Coach Patrick joins us for his third season at The Longhorns Diving Camp. Coach Patrick has coached at the University of Wyoming, St. Bonaventure University, Southern Tier Diving Club in St. Bonaventure, N.Y, and at State College, Pa., Area High School. He is also a certified ski instructor and works at the Vail Resorts. Coach Patrick graduated from Penn State University in 2008, where he was a four-year lettermen, and starter for the varsity diving team.
This will be Shea's seventh season with The Longhorns Diving Camp. She began diving at the age of seven and has since been involved in the sport through age-group, summer camps, high school, and college. She dived competitively for The University of Wyoming where she also received a degree in Kinesiology and is currently a Physical Therapist Assistant in Casper, WY. Shea has been the Head Diving Coach at Cheyenne Central High School for several years during this time she has had several All-State divers, one State Champion, and one NISCA High School All-American. Shea has also been a coach and counselor at Indiana University's diving camp.
This will be Anne's second season with The Longhorns Diving Camp. Anne was an accomplished diver on Northeastern University's Swimming & Diving Team, and is an Athletic Training major. She worked for ESPN Wide World of Sports for the fall as an athletic training intern, is currently a volunteer assistant coach for the Northeastern Diving Team, and will be graduating in May of this year. Anne has experience as a counselor at other summer camps, and also helped coach at Dartmouth College's summer diving camp. She also captained her cross country, track, and alpine skiing high school teams in Vermont.
Maggie attended The Longhorns Diving Camp as a camper for several years, and this will be Maggie's first season as a staff member with The Longhorns Diving Camp. Maggie is finishing up her freshman year at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a diver on their Swimming and Diving Team, and majoring in Biomedical Engineering. Maggie competed in U.S. Diving Nationals and AAU Nationals before attending college, already holds her college’s school diving records, and qualified as a freshman for the Division III 2013 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
Angelica attended The Longhorns Diving Camp as a camper for several years, and this will be Angelica's first season as a staff member with The Longhorns Diving Camp. Angelica is finishing up her sophomore year at The University of Texas, and majoring in Chemical Engineering.
This will be Eric's first season with The Longhorns Diving Camp. Eric is graduating this semester from The University of Texas with a degree in Applied Learning and Development & Kinesiology. Eric was a member of the Longhorn Band, and Texas SPLASH - the Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving support club. He is certified in scuba diving and as a lifeguard. Eric has experience as a Swimming instructor, and also a Student Teaching Assistant in the UT Aquatics program. His involvement with the Youth has been extensive from being a Residential Assistant to a year of student teaching in the Austin School District. Eric will be working in Asia next year, teaching English as a second language.
CAMP ATHLETIC TRAINER
Pete will be joining us for his third season at The Longhorns Diving Camp. He is an athletic trainer at Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville, Texas. He's been an athletic trainer for 16+ years, including an intership with the Dallas Cowboys Football Club!
CAMP ON-DECK ASSISTANT
Grace will be joining us for her 17th year, but actually employed for her third season at The Longhorns Diving Camp. Yes, she is related (daughter) to Coach Matt & Director 'Becca! Grace is a competitive rower on the Texas Rowing Center club team, and currently finishing her junior year at Austin High School in Austin, Texas.