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13 Divers Qualify for Zone D Championships

May 6, 2015 / Posted by in News

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Windy City Diving finished in 3rd place at the Region 8 Championships held at the University of Chicago on May 2-3, 2015.

13 Windy City Divers also qualified from this meet to compete at the Zone D Championships in late June.


Congratulations to –

Harrison Nolan – 11 & Under 1 & 3 meter Region 8 Champion

Tommy Deselms – 11 & Under  1 meter qualifier

Zayne Danielewicz – 12 -13 1 & 3 meter qualifier

Amelie Smithson – 12 -13 1 meter finalist

Kevin Sullivan – 14-15 1 & 3 meter Region 8 Champion

Jacob Hedberg – 14-15 1 & 3 meter qualifier

Zack Mega – 14-15 1 & 3 meter qualifier

Madeline Bovino – 14-15 1 meter qualifier

Joey Cifelli – 16-18 1 & 3 meter qualifier

Seamus Scotty – 16 – 18 1 & 3 meter qualifier

John-Michael Diveris – 16-18 1 & 3 meter qualifier

Sydney Dusel – 16-18 1 & 3 meter qualifier

Emma Ruchala – 16-18 1 & 3 meter qualifier

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Learn to Dive Lessons at U of C

May 6, 2015 / Posted by in News

Registration is now available for the next set of learn to dive lessons through the University of Chicago Community Swim & Dive Program.

2015 Summer Diving at U of C

Windy City Divers compete at 2015 Synchro National Championships

April 12, 2015 / Posted by in News

3 divers from Windy City traveled to Greensboro, NC for the 1st USA Diving Synchro National Championships.

Sydney Dusel and Emma Ruchala paired up for the 14-18 3 meter synchro event and finished 16th out of a field of 50 pairs.

Joey Cifelli competed in the 3 meter mixed pair event with Mizzou diver, Lauren Reedy and they finished in 7th place.

And Joey also competed in the 14-18 and Open men’s Synchro Events with Mile High diver, Kyle Goodwin.

In the Open Event, the pair finished in 12th place and in the 14-18 event Joey and Kyle finished in 2nd place.

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Windy City Divers in the news

April 12, 2015 / Posted by in News

Area’s top divers are aerial dynamos

Spring Session at Palatine Park District

April 6, 2015 / Posted by in News

Registrations are now being taken for the Spring Session of diving at Palatine Park District.

Spring Session 

The programs will run through the beginning of June.

If you have any questions, please contact Coach Donna O’Brien.

New Session of Diving Lessons at U of C

March 25, 2015 / Posted by in News

Diving Lessons will begin at the University of Chicago in April 2015.

Click on the link to get more information.

Diving Lessons at U of C Spring 2015

New Training Site – Arlington Heights

March 3, 2015 / Posted by in News

Windy City Diving is pleased to announce that we have added an additional training site to our program.

Arlington Heights Park District has asked us to run and operate their lessons and team program.  The Park District maintains one indoor pool and 5 outdoor pools.

If you are interested in participating please contact the Arlington Heights Park District or Head Coach Donna O’Brien.

Spring Program information

Camelot Pool

1005 E. Suffield Dr.

Frontier Pool

1933 N. Kennicott Dr.

Heritage Pool

506 W. Victoria Ln.

Pioneer Pool

502 S. Fernandez Ave.
Recreation Park Pool

Recreation Pool

500 E. Miner St.

Olympic (Indoors)

660 N. Ridge Ave.

Congratulations to Joey Cifelli 2015 IHSA State Champion and Record Holder

March 1, 2015 / Posted by in News


Congratulations to Senior Joey Cifelli on his record setting performance at the IHSA 2015 Boys State Meet.

Also, congratulations to Seamus Scotty (sophmore) on placing 6th, John-Michael Diveris (junior) who placed 9th, and Jacob Hedberg (freshmen) on his 11th place finish.

Other Windy City Divers who competed at the IHSA State meet were Peter Barabolak – 15th, Thomas Petersen – 18th, Zack Mega – 19th, Cole Aykroid -30th,  Jack DeLattre – 35th, and Riley Busche – 39th.

Way to go Windy City Divers!


10 Windy City Divers Qualify for the Boys IHSA State Meet

February 22, 2015 / Posted by in News

10 Divers who train with Windy City Diving outside of their high school season have qualified for the 2015 IHSA State Meet.

Congratulations and Good Luck at the IHSA State Meet this coming Friday at New Trier High School.

Joey Cifelli – Marion Catholic High School

Seamus Scotty – Lyons Township High School

John-Michael Diveris – Lake Forest High School

Peter Barabolack – York High School

Cole Aykriod – Conant High School

Zack Mega – Fremd High School

Thomas Petersen – Naperville North High School

Jacob Hedberg – Belvidere North High School

Riley Busche – Hersey High School

Jack DeLattre – Buffalo Grove High School


2015 Team Gear is now available to order

February 18, 2015 / Posted by in News

The 2015 Team Gear items are now available.

Please visit the Team page for Windy City Diving through the Swim Team Store.

Click on the image to access our team items.


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