Coach David McKown, 2021 CSCAA Division II Men’s Diving Coach of the Year

JAMIE CURTIS

Congratulations to IISD’s David McKown for receiving the 2021 CSCAA Division II Men’s Diving Coach of the Year! What an incredible and well-deserved accomplishment.

He's been coaching with us for 10 years, and just completed his 6th year coaching for UIndy.

Here's a bit from David himself:

That was by far the hardest year of coaching yet, but we figured out a way to hold on tight and finish strong!

NCAA Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • 4 Individual NCAA All-Americans (
    • Mikaela Starr
    • Ben Rader
    • Jason Lenzo (receiving honors on both boards)
    • Cade Hammond
  • 2 Individual National Runner-Ups
    • Ben Rader 3m
    • Cade Hammond 1m
  • UIndy Women’s Swimming and Diving place 3rd overall as highest finish in UIndy Swim and Dive history!
  • UIndy Men’s Swimming and Diving place 3rd overall finishing with the highest point total in UIndy Swim and Dive history!

BIG thanks to everyone who helped make this happen (Coaches, athletic trainers and our beloved massage therapist)! Sorry to all friends and family I avoided for an entire collegiate season to stay safe of COVID. We will see each other again very soon!

Congratulations to David McKown and the UIndy team on an amazing season!

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