Drew JohaNSEN and Jenny KEIM Johansen- OWNERS
Together Drew and Jenny Johansen have built three of the strongest and long lasting club teams in the US. Today they are located in Bloomington, IN with the mission to continue sending young student athletes to college and preparing them to succeed in all aspects of their lives. With 5 Olympic Games and numerous National Champions between them, Drew and Jenny are the best coaching duo in the country.
Drew Johansen is the head diving coach at Indiana University, where he has been USA Diving named Drew head coach of the U.S. diving team for the 2012, 2016, and 2020 Olympic Games in London, Rio and Tokyo. Prior to the appointments Drew had spent ten years as a U.S. National Team coach. Under Drew's direction, the United States took home one gold, five silver and four bronze medals: putting the US team as the number two medal producer in the world.
Jenny Keim Johansen
Jenny Keim Johansen is the assistant coach to the High-Performance Squad at Indiana University. Jenny graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. from the University of Miami in 2002. While at University of Miami, she was a six-time All-American selection, and won the NCAA championship on the 3-meter springboard and platform in 1999 and 2000. On the international scene, Jenny is a 2-time US Olympian competing in the 1996 games in Atlanta and the 2000 games in Sydney. She was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.
Andrew Capobianco- Head Coach
2020 Olympic Silver Medalist, 5x Senior National Champion & 5x Junior National Champion, 3x NCAA Champion
Andrew is from Holly Springs, NC. and started diving when he was 11 years old after being a competitive gymnast for 4 years. He competed for the Duke Diving Club as a junior diver, where he won multiple individual and team national championships. Andrew came to Bloomington to join the prestigious swimming and diving program at IU and earn a degree in Exercise Science. Here, he has gained a passion for coaching through his experiences with some of the best coaches in the country and the world.
“I am so excited to get youth diving up and running in Bloomington. This sport has been such an impactful part of my life for many years and I am hopeful to share my knowledge and passion with the next generation of young divers!”
Eric Best- ASSISTANT COACH
Former Michigan State Head Diving Coach, 2006 Big Ten Diving Coach of the Year
Eric comes to Bloomington after 20 seasons as the head coach of Michigan State. Prior to his stint at MSU, Best served as the diving coach at West Bloomfield (Mich.) High School from 1991-2002. He coached 26 state meet qualifiers in 11 consecutive years, including six state finalists and two All-Americans in the high school ranks.
He joined the Indiana Diving staff as a volunteer assistant coach in 2021 and will also be working with our JDA high school divers to prepare them for success in their varsity season.
Cole Vandevender – Assistant Coach
NCAA All-American, Olympic Trials Qualifier, 2x AAU National Champion
Cole is from Fishers, Indiana and started diving when he was 13 years old after watching David Boudia win gold in the Olympics for the U.S. He comes from a diving family, as his mother, Amanda, was a D1 Collegiate diver at Ball State. Cole is a four-year letter winner for head coach Kristy Ford at Fishers High School, where he holds the school and pool records. He dove with the Fishers Diving Club before choosing to train at IU for his college career, where he qualified to the NCAA Championships and earned All American status. He is currently a senior and will be graduating with a B.S. in Apparel Merchandising.
“What I love most about diving is that no matter your skill level, there is always more to learn. I’m very excited to be able to use all of the experience I have gained through my life to teach and guide our divers through their careers. Go Hoosiers!”