Director and Head Coach
“Coach Jimmy” to the kids – has been training divers for over 20 years. Prior to Turn N Burn, he was the Assistant Coach for American Flyers Diving (Ohio). He is also head diving coach at Riverside City College, and is the certified diving coach for all RUSD schools. Jimmy recently ended a 10 year run coaching Claremont McKenna College (NCAA D3 Scool).
Prior to this, Adams enjoyed an exceptional athletic career of his own in diving. He is the 1989 Colorado State High School Diving Champion, and has traveled extensively as a professional show diver under the employ of Sea World (San Diego, Ohio), Six Flags (New Jersey), and Cedar Point (Ohio) to name a few. Jimmy proudly represented the USA in the 2003 Acapulco Cliff Diving Championships and has numerous other international diving credits to his name.
All this experience means Coach Jimmy has developed an exceptional ability to understand the mind of the young diver and coach them toward their goals. Coach Jimmy has designed all practices geared toward helping each diver achieve success based on their skill level.
When not at the pool, Coach Jimmy can be found spending time with his wife Stacy, daughter Delilah and son Zack, in addition to enjoying fantasy football and rooting for his Denver Broncos.cocoDenbeDenver Broncos