CP Dive Club (CPDC)is a diving team and lesson program servicing predominately the Claremont, Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, LaVerne, Pomona, Montclair, San Dimas, Ontario, Covina, Walnut, Diamond Bar, Chino + Chino Hills, and Glendora communities. Since 2020, We have also begun training in Irvine and La Mirada.
CPDC teaches life lessons through sport. We build courage and self confidence while teaching a healthy lifestyle with a positive outlook.
Ahmed Elsayed enters his first year with the Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive program as the Assistant Diving Coach. Elsayed has been diving since he was six years old, competing with the Al-Ahly Club in Egypt. He began his coaching career in 2010 and served as an assistant coach at Crown Valley Divers in Laguna Niguel CA for 2 years. He is also currently coaching at Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena CA.
Founder and Director, Coach Rob started CPDC in early 2020. Coach Rob also coaches the varsity collegiate diving at Pomona - Pitzer Swimming and Diving since November 2016. Rob started coaching in 1998 after moving to Huntington Beach from Fort Lauderdale Florida. Marina High School in HB, CA was Coach's first coaching position from 1998 until his first child was born in 2006. Coach moved to Chapman University in 2008 when the opened their new aquatics facility. Coach moved to Pomona and Pitzer College's in 2016.
Ivan Bondarenko works with the CPDC divers on a need by basis. We are very fortunate to have his style of coaching.
Julian Krug - Coach
We are excited to have Coach Krug guest coach from time to time. Nothing like 40+ years of experience in NCAA DI Diving! To learn more about Coach Julian Krug - click here for his bio from University of Pittsburgh.
Amy Crayne - Lessons Coach
Coach Amy just finished her varsity diving at Azusa Pacific University. She is now teaching locally when not on the pool deck. Amy and her mother ran a small diving club in Northern California.