U.S. Sports Scholarships | Aussie Athletes Agency » US College Sports – Men’s Diving US College Sports – Men’s Diving Are you interested in pursuing a DIVING career in the American collegiate system? Aussie Athletes Agency will OPTIMISE your opportunity to receive athletic placement or an available scholarship in a university diving program. What to expect from collegiate diving: Fall Semester: Diving is a year-round sport, with athletes competing in tournaments throughout the American school year. Tournaments are held between early-September and late-March. Athletes may have practice or tournaments scheduled during winter break, as the season is held across two semesters. You can expect approximately 12 tournaments in an average season. Spring Semester: The off-season for college diving is between the end of the spring semester and the beginning of the fall semester. You can expect to practice a maximum of 8 hours a week during the off-season, and up to 20 hours per week during the competitive season. In addition to training, you will be required to complete weight lifting and conditioning on a regular basis in preparation for competitions. To gain a more in-depth understanding of the US College Diving experience, please click here. Diving programs nationwide participate in all levels of intercollegiate athletics. NCAA – National Collegiate Athletic Association – http://www.ncaa.org The NCAA endorses three divisions of collegiate diving. Division I Currently, there are 135 competing MENS teams in Div I diving 9.9 full scholarships are available per MENS diving team (scholarship money can be divided partially) Division II Currently sponsor 72 MENS diving programs 8.1 full scholarships available (can be divided partially) Division III Currently sponsor 223 MENS diving programs No financial aid is allocated to athletes NJCAA – National Junior College Athletic Association – www.njcaa.org/ The NJCAA endorses three divisions of collegiate diving. Currently sponsor 66 MENS diving programs across three divisions 15 full scholarships available across all divisions (can be divided partially) NAIA – National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics – http://www.naia.org The NAIA endorses one division of collegiate diving. Currently sponsor 26 MENS diving programs 8 full scholarships available (can be divided partially) Ask one of our EXPERT AGENTS which collegiate diving division most suits your personal goals. What you will need to do: Athletics: Build a diving resume stating your achievements; notable teams, player awards, and statistics. Film a skills video; include game performance and practice drills. Search for universities that appeal to your sporting goals. Academics: Build an academic resume, complete with an estimated average grade and high school transcripts. Take any relevant entrance exams – the SAT or ACT. Choose appropriate classes to study for your high school exams. If you have any questions or you would like more information feel free to contact us.