Krista Klein – Krista started the club in 1993 and developed it from a learn-to-dive lesson program to one of the top programs in the country. Krista was an accomplished diver and won the USA Diving Nationals multiple times and was also NCAA champion. She represented the USA in international competitions as part of the US National team. She is the owner of GC divers and she coaches, schedules, and manages the program.
Jeff Bro – Jeff came to GC Divers from the University of Nebraska where he was a Division 1 coach. He has been with the GC divers’ program for over 17 years. He is the national Elite team coach and has contributed greatly to the lasting success of the team. Jeff has had several USA National champions and Junior World Medalists. Additionally, Jeff has received recognition from United States diving as the coach of the year several times following our multiple years of national team titles.
Justin Ruszkowski – Justin joined us from the Lubbock ISD school system and is now the High school coach for the Keller school district. He has an enthusiasm for the sport, an eye for details and a very professional attitude. He was recently promoted to a national team coach level with his success at developing athletes to the USA Diving National championships.
Genesis Veliz – Genesis is our newest National level coach. She is originally from Venezuala where she competed for her country. She was recruited to dive in college in the states. She had a successful college career and began coaching at the RipFest camps and for Iron Horse diving. She joined GC Divers in 2022.
Ila Wilson– Ila comes to us from Crown Valley Divers in California. She is Ida’s granddaughter and Krista’s niece. Ila 10 years in California for Crown Valley Divers. She coached Marina High school and Saddleback Junior College as well. She has had over 10 AAU national champions. Ila is also a head lifeguard at the Southlake pool.
Taylor Mullahy – bio coming soon
Olivia Dollar- Currently competes for the University of North Texas. bio coming soon.
Mackenzie Ferguson – Currently competes for the University of North Texas. bio coming soon.
Ida Wilson – Ida is Krista’s mom and moved to Texas to be closer to her youngest grandchildren and help with the diving program. She had developed her own team in California and has coached hundreds of national level divers over the years. Her specialty is the trampoline and developing the youngest divers. She sponsors our team’s prize dives. Ida has always been very active and is an inspiration to all with her continued healthy lifestyle.
Stacy Marincasiu– Stacy came to gcdivers from running her own club in Arlington. She is the GCISD high school coach. She was an accomplished college diver and trained with some of the very best coaches in the country as a college athlete.
PART TIME COACHES AND LESSON COACHES:
Reagan Evans – Junior in high school and was a state diver for Southlake Carroll. She is a national team member for GC Divers.
Jenna Hurley – Jenna is a senior at Southlake Carroll HS and AAU National qualifier for GC divers. She will dive at Colorado Mesa University in the fall.
Betty Martin – Junior Keller High school. Won AAU nationals as a 9 and Under diver.
Teague Bates – Senior in high school in the LISD school district. He has been a member of GC Divers for over 9 years and a member of our National team. He will dive at South Dakota in the fall.
Lilly Rogers – Lilly dives for Southlake Carroll HS and has been a GC Diver national team member since she was 8 years old.
Natalie Stubbs – Natalie is a Junior at Southlake Carroll HS and is on our Senior National team. She will dive for SMU after her senior year.