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Diving Groups

MLA Diving Groups 

2021 Competitive Season

Michigan Lakeshore Diving offers four (4) groups that cover all skill levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Team. No matter what ability level, we will work to build a foundation for success.

Learn To Dive Group (White) (13 and under)

This group is designed for those new athletes to our sport. Divers in this group need no experience to join. We strive to make this group fun and enjoyable allowing your athlete to fall in love with our sport. They will be learning all basics dives such as front lineups, front dives, front flips, back fall-ins, back dives, inward dive and reverse dive. We will focus on learning hurdles and learning how to jump off the 3-meter board.

Meets: Divers in this group are not required to compete in away meets and but are required to participate in home meets.

Cost: In addition to your registration fee there is a monthly cost of $90 for up to 3 practices per week. 

Intermediate Middle School (Blue) (10 - 14 )

This group is designed for those seeking to grow as Middle School divers. In this group, we focus on competitive dive execution, hurdles and takeoffs. It is our goal to make this group fun and exciting allowing diver to discover a passion for our sport. 3 Meter diving will be introduced and divers are expected to dive from it. 

Meets: Divers in this group are required to compete in all club home meets and TWO Michigan diving meets.

Cost: In addition to your registration fee there is a monthly cost of $140 for up to 4 practices per week. Minimum practices: 2 per week.

Intermediate High School (Red) (15 and over)

This group is designed for those preparing for High School level of competition or above. Divers on this group are required to focus on both 1-meter and 3-meter for individual and synchro competitions. Conditioning and dive detailing are stressed on this group. 

Meets: Divers in this group are required to compete in all club home meets and TWO Michigan diving meets.

Cost: In addition to your registration fee there is a monthly cost of $160 for up to 5 practices per week. Minimum practices: 2 per week. 

One Day Per Week

This group is designed for those divers who are only able to attend one practice per week. Divers must stick to available date for practice. Athletes looking to join this group can reach out to coach Jean Luc for approval. There is no meet requirement for this group. 

Meets: There is no meet requirement for this group. Though we do encourage divers to participate in our home meets!

Cost: In addition to your registration fee there is a monthly cost of $99.

National Travel Team (Black) - Invitation Only 

This group is required to compete in the following meets our USA regional meet, USA Zones team, USA Nationals, MLA Tulip Invite and all other offered meets unless otherwise notified. Other requirements will be added through the season. Parent and athletes’ meetings are required. Divers must maintain a 90% attendance to participate in this group. 

Prerequisite. Divers must be able to perform the following dives 

14 & Over​

3 meter: 105B, 5132D/5233D.

1 meter: 105C/B, 304C, 204C, and 5233/5225D/5132D.

​​13 & Under

3 meter: 103C, 403C, All Vols.

1 meter: 104C, 203C, 403C, & 5122D/5223D. 

Cost: In addition to your registration fee there is a monthly cost of $180 for up to 6 practices per week.

College Team (Gold)

This group is designed for those divers who are currently attending college. Divers in this group may join multiple practices approved by Coach Jean Luc.

Meets: There are no travel meet requirement for this group. Though we do encourage divers to participate in our home meets and intersquad meets. If our club is hosting the MDA State Meet, Divers will be required to compete.

Cost: In addition to your registration fee there is a monthly team due. Please contact coach Jean Luc for more information regarding this group.