US Olympic Team Trials Diving
Dear USA Diving Community,
During the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving held in June, we will induct our third class into the USA Diving Rings of Honor. The Rings of Honor inducted its inaugural class in 2012, and the second one in 2016.
The Rings of Honor celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of its members. The Rings of Honor Committee is requesting your help with submitting nominees for the 2020 class.
Here are the categories and their descriptions:
Lifetime Achievement Award – The ultimate award for individuals who have participated and contributed at the highest level in more than one category.
Diving Legends – Awarded for outstanding accomplishments in various world-level competitions.
Distinguished Coaches – Awarded for excellence and special accomplishments in coaching.
Honor Contributors – Special recognition for people who have been very important contributors to the sport.
Masters – Consistent participation in Masters Nationals events over a significant period of time; participation at the international level (Pan Am and World events); high levels of achievement in Masters events (multiple podium finishes at national/Pan Am/World meets, with more weight given to events with larger numbers of participants); clear evidence of promoting the sport of diving in general (media, involvement with USA diving via donations/serving on committees or as an official or volunteer/coaching) and Masters diving in particular.
Pioneer category – For innovative ideas that significantly enhanced the sport of diving.
You will find the nomination form HERE. If you have someone to nominate, please complete it and send it to Taylor Payne at Taylor.Payne@usadiving.org.
If you have any questions, please contact Taylor Payne at Taylor.Payne@usadiving.org.
CEO – USA Diving
Participant Overflow, Spectators and Families Hotel Information
The spectator hotel for the the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving is the Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Union Station, located at 123 W. Louisiana St., Indianapolis, IN 46225. The hotel is only 1.5 miles from the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI. The room rate is $179/night.
The room rate, when booked via USA Diving and our group code, includes:
· Complimentary access to on-site fitness room
· Complimentary internet access in guest rooms
· Discounted self-parking for $28/night
· Discounted valet parking for $38/night
Reservation cut-off is May 26, 2020.