Laura Desautels is the Head Coach of the Regina Diving Club and the High Performance Coach – South for Dive Sask.
Laura is a Level 3 coach who has been coaching in Regina the last seven years. Laura began as a National level gymnast and moved into the Regina Diving Club in her early pre-teens. She dove at a national and senior national level and trained with the Canadian National Diving Team in Calgary before accepting a diving scholarship to the University of Nebraska in 2001. She finished her undergraduate degree and diving career at Virginia Tech in 2006. After graduating, Laura accepted a Graduate Assistant position at West Virginia University, where she coached the diving team and attended graduate school.
Laura has a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Sociology, minor in Psychology, then furthered to attain a double Master of Science in Sport Management and Athletic Coaching Education. She coached the West Virginia University Diving team for 3 years before she moved back to Regina. Laura is also certified as a personal trainer.
Jana Klein is the Assistant Head Coach of the Regina Diving Club.
Jana has been a valuable member of the Regina Diving Club for over 20 years, both as a diver and a coach. Jana began diving at the age of 10 after being a competitive level gymnast. Over her seven years as a diver, Jana was a two time Junior National medalist and a two time International CanAmMex medalist, one of which was a gold.
During her 13 years of coaching Jana has coached all groups from the Learn to Dive to the Competitive levels, producing multiple National finalists. Currently, Jana heads up our Junior Development Program (Provincial wide testing for athletes 5-12 years old), and coaches the Junior National group which focuses on developing our 10-12 year old athletes into National divers.
Jill Price is an assistant coach of the Regina Diving Club.
She began her diving career when she was 5 years old and pursued her career for 8 years. During her diving career she attended three Junior National Competitions and several international competitions. Jill has been coaching for the Regina Diving Club for the past 7 years. She is a qualified competitive introductory coach and currently coaches our Junior Provincial divers.
Jill is also an honours student in the faculty of Psychology at the University of Regina. Jill was awarded the 2010 and 2012 Developmental Coach of the Year by Dive Sask.
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