as she was before she married Glenn, was an outstanding diver in her own
right. She trained under Glenn and competed for 13 years. She has 23
National and 10 International diving medals to her credit. Debby graduated from and competed
for Cal State University, Long Beach, coaching the men and women’s diving
teams at CSULB from 1976-1984. She began coaching with Glenn in
1976, and they coached together for over
20 years. She has also served as a judge and coach both nationally
and internationally. Since Glenn’s passing, Debby has kept the
in the same spirit
as when Glenn was alive. Those who have been fortunate
enough to dive with them remain part of their extended diving family.
remained current in the competitive field. She is also an excellent tennis
player who has accumulated over a dozen National tennis titles including a
#1 National ranking in Women’s doubles in 1999.
Charly is originally from Corpus Christ, TX. He
was coached by his father, Trey Collins, all the way through high
school. He was District 30 Champion 2 years in a row and Region VIII
Finalist 3 years in a row. In 1995, he dived for Palo Alto college,
coached by Stan Randall. Charly was NJCAA All-American
'95'-'96' and '96'-'97'. He also
coached for 8 years with Alamo Area Aquatics Diving and helped
produce divers that went on to acquire college scholarships, as well
as competed at national level meets. He has explored the
opportunities in professional show diving. In 2001 he was in
the Sea World of Texas show "Viva", which showcased the
artic animals of the Pacific with synchronized swimmers, aerialists
and high divers. He joined McCormick Divers in January of 2004. and
proud to have him on the McCormick coaching staff.
Berbari, rejoined the McCormick divers in 2008 bringing with her 15
years of competitive diving experience (10 of those years under the
training and tutelage of Glenn and Debby McCormick) and 8 years of
national and international coaching experience.
During her career as a diver, Kim was a
7-Time U.S. National Team member, a 2-time National Synchro champion
on 3-meter and 10-meter, and was fortunate enough to compete in two
Olympic Trials (1996, 2000).
She was also a member of the 1997 World
Cup Team (Mexico City), as well as the 1998 World Championship Team
(Perth, Australia). In college, Kim was the 1992, and 1993 NCAA Div.
II National 3m and 1m Champion and Diver of the Year for both years.
Kim has coached at the National level
for teams such as Trojan Dive Club, McCormick Divers, and the
Mission Viejo Nadadores.
She was also fortunate enough to Coach
Abel Sanchez at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
Kim is very excited to work with the
team and we are very glad to have her back on board with us.
Jackie Jones started diving with the McCormick Divers when she was 9
years old. She dived at
Los Alamitos High School and at UCI where she was
Big West Conference Champion. She also competed at the
NCAA’s 4 years
in a row. A recent graduate of UCI, she has
worked with our summer and year round group lessons programs the
past 4 years. She has also worked for the City of
Long Beach teaching swimming, and has been the
head coach for the LA-84 Summer
Diving Team Program
for the past 3 years.
has been a competitive diver since the age of 10. He began
coaching in 2007 in Minneapolis during his collegiate diving career
at the University of Minnesota and has loved coaching at the club
and lessons level ever since. He brings youthful excitement to
the pool and dives with the team as well. Originally from
Kansas City, Cole grew up a Midwesterner and had a very successful
collegiate career at the University of Minnesota: 3 time Big Ten
Finalist, Top 5 Scholar Athlete, and Team Captain 2 years in a row.
Heís been a US National Finalist 12 times, attended the US
Olympic Team Selection Camp in 2008 for synchronized 10 meter, and
captured the US National title in 2009 in the menís 10 meter
synchronized event. Heís currently finishing his Masterís
Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California,
Irvine and has been coaching and diving with McCormick Divers since
the fall of 2009.