Meet our Coaching Staff:


Jean Luc Miralda

Head Coach

Jean Luc Miralda joined MLA Dive in 2017 as our Head Diving Coach.

Miralda brings to MLA a wealth of local, national and international experience as both an athlete and a coach. During his athletic career, Miralda broke and set numerous records on both 1, 3  and 10 meter events, graduated an NCAA DIII All-American and MIAA Champion. Miralda was also an Olympic hopeful for the 2016 Honduran National Diving Team.

Over the last 3 years, Michigan Lakeshore Diving has grown immensely - producing over 50 state qualifiers in all high school divisions, 5 USA Zone qualifiers and 1 Jr. National Qualifiers. Additionally, Coach JL has served as West Ottawa Boys Varsity Diving Coach and Holland High School and Middle School Head Diving Coach and is currently serving as the Assistant Diving Coach at Grand Valley State University. 



Areal Tolsma

Assistant Coach

MLA Diving welcomed Coach Areal in 2020.

Tolsma comes to us with 4 years of coaching experience. She has served as Holland Christian’s Middle School and High School Boys Varsity Head Diving Coach, and assists with the girl’s HS and MS season as well. In addition, she is working jointly as Hope College’s Assistant Dive Coach.