Assistant Coaches

Russ Kenyon - Lead Fire Coach

Russ has coached divers and judged at USA Diving, AAU National Meets and at all levels of diving from modified dual meets to Varsity State Championships and NCAA championship meets. He has been a certified NYSPHAA Swimming and Diving official for 25 years and has 30 years of youth coaching experience within swimming, diving, soccer and skiing. Russ has been an announcer for Sectional swimming and diving finals and has announced both boys and girls State Championship meets. Russ is USOC Safe Sport Certified and a Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach. In his spare time, Russ practices law in Canandaigua, plays the drums and is a Town Justice for East Bloomfield. He is a University of Rochester graduate and loves spending his free time with his wife and two children. 

 

Scott Horsington- Fire Coach

Scott graduated college from SUNY Fredonia, where he was a three-time NCAA All-American, three-time SUNY Conference champion, two-time SUNYAC Chancellor's Award winner, and an Academic All-American. In 2016, Scott was inducted into Fredonia's Athletic Hall of Fame. Scott began his coaching career at The College at Brockport in 2011. Under his guidance, Brockport divers have rewritten the record board, produicing two NCAA All-Americans, two NCAA Championship alternates, eight National qualifiers, and six SUNYAC top-3 finishes. Scott has been coaching with Upstate Diving since 2010. 

 

John Rodman - Fire Coach

Maggie Thomas - Fire Coach

Ashley McDonald - Lessons Coach

 

LTD Coaches

Annabel Pulley- Lead Learn to Dive Coach

Annabel is originally from Brighton, NY and dove with Upstate NY Diving growing up. She has been teaching swim lessons and coaching a youth swim team for the last four years. She is currently a sophomore at the University of Rochester and is working towards her degree in History and Linguistics. 

 

Maura Cunningham- LTD Coach

Maura is a current student at The Rochester Institute of Technology and is working towards her degree in Chemical Engineering. She is a member of the RIT diving team and also is an assistant coach for the Upstate Diving Learn to Dive group. She is originally from Schwenkville, Pennsylvania where she was on the Perkiomen Valley Aquatic Club diving team for 4 years. Maura was on her high school diving team from 2013-2016 and was also a Dive instructor for the Perkiomen Valley Aquatic Dive club. Maura will complete her degree in 2021 and hopes to continue to coach diving part-time while furthering her career in industry. 

 

Alex Kenyon

Hannah Butler

Elina Natarajan