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Passion to Inspire

We aim to empower the athlete to confidence, to ownership, and to community. Coach, Parent, Peer interaction is specifically organized to drive athlete empowerment as a primary support mechanism.


The Valley Dive Mission is to serve the extended San Fernando and Simi Valley (all the way to Oxnard) youth community, with specific outreach to minority and disadvantaged youth, providing an athletic anchor to further encourage education and growth in and outside the sport of diving." 

Valley Dive  provides both introductory lessons for child fitness, and also a stepping stone to a high school sports and a university education, through discipline, time-management, athleticism, in a team environment. Valley Dive is a program that stresses positive development in body, mind and purpose, and provides excellent advancement for the athlete,as a whole person.

Coach Arsen

Elite Coach

World Champion Arsen Javadian has dedicated his post-diving career to Focus on clinics and private lessons.

Joey Cifelli

Diving Coach

Coach Joey is a NCAA and USAD elite diver who has produced top results in both National and International meets.

Coach Tom

Elite Coach

Tom Davidson, as a former USA National Team member, provides stability and continuity to training.

Coach Tracy

Dive & Dryland Coach

A former gymnast and diver, Tracy offers an invaluable attention to detail and technique.

Coach Ahmed

Diving Coach

An Egyptian National Team Member, Ahmed provides a great international perspective and enthusiasm.

Coach David

Personal Trainer / Diving

International Cliff Diving Champion David Colturi provides one-on-one training.

Coach Bobbi

Diving Coach

Bobbi has been the go to Coach for USC and Rose Bowl for 14 Years. 

Coach Emma

Lessons Diving Coach

Focused and Energetic, Emma provides solid basics to the Valley Dive Learn to Dive Program.

Coach Dara

Lessons Diving Coach

Top National Junior Diver Dara is exceptionally good at individual and group athlete preparation.

Coach Dan

Director - Head Coach

Head Coach at Valley Dive and Harvard-Westlake Schools, Fina certified Judge International and High Performance.

Coach Mikaela

Dive and Dryland Coach

A former gymnast and NCAA diving finalist, Mikaela offers precision attention to diving technique.


Premier Special Appearances

We will have a variety of special speakers, coaches and guests come to Valley Dive for special events, from time to time.

Guest Coach

Premier Special Appearances

We will have a variety of special speakers, coaches and guests come to Valley Dive for special events, from time to time.

Coach Qualifications & Certifications

A Child's Diving results come back to one common denominator in sports;  Basics.

Valley Dive's instruction emphasis is basics and good character.  Advancement of Athlete is based on self-motivation, and work-ethic which develops

quality skills and results.  

  • USA Diving Coach

  • USA Diving FINA Judge

  • AAU Coach

  • CIF High School Coach

  • Safe Sport, Red Cross Training

  • Staff includes Olympic, World, National Titles

  • Expert Clinics

  • Coach Positive Development 

  • Access to AAU and USAD Meets and Equipment


Valley Dive

Main Pool Lessons (pool 1)

Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks Rec Center

14201 Huston St, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Tel: 8052805969



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