Meet the Coaches

2021 Dive Coach Staff

​Kasey Kinney, Head Coach
Coach Kinney is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point where she competed as NCAA Division 1 diver for the U.S. Army’s Black Knights. Prior to that, while attending Branford High School in her home state of Connecticut, Kasey led the school’s varsity team as the most valuable diver and team captain. Additionally, in her post-graduate year at Mercersburg Academy, Kasey once again led the school’s dive team as its most valuable diver and team captain.

Kasey was with Montgomery Dive Club (MDC) since 2014, serving as one of MDC’s Assistant National Team Coaches. She has also amassed an impressive portfolio of local coaching appointments including head dive coach responsibilities for the Georgetown Preparatory School, the Academy of the Holy Cross, the Madeira School in McLean, and the River Falls Dolphins in Potomac for many years. This will be Kasey's second year as head coach for Seven Locks!
Sydney Norris, Assistant Coach
Sydney is a rising senior at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland, and currently dives with Monumental Dive Club year round. Sydney dives for her high school team and was named Churchill's Most Outstanding Female Diver for two consecutive years. She twice earned a top 20 spot at the metropolitan championships and qualified for the MPSSAA Maryland Swimming and Diving championship meet in 2020. Sydney started her diving career at Seven Locks when she was five years old, and has been with us ever since. This is Sydney's 4th year in a coaching capacity at Seven Locks and her first as Assistant Coach.