The Sun Devil Divers Staff

Marc Briggs - Head Coach & Team Director

Marc BriggsCell: (602) 791-3851
E-mail: sundevildivers@gmail.com

Marc Briggs completed his college diving career at Arizona State University (1999-2001) where he was a three time All-American in the 3-meter and 10-meter events.  Prior to ASU, coach Briggs competed one season for the University of North Dakota (1997) earning All American honors on 3-meter and 1-meter...then moved on to be the assistant coach for City of Midland (1997-1999) Midland, Texas. In August 1999, Briggs earned a scholarship to dive for ASU graduating in 2002 with a Degree in Secondary Education / Emphasis K-12 Physical Education. Briggs became an elementary Physical Education (K-5) in the Kyrene School District. During this time Briggs also worked as the assistant coach for Sun Devil Divers. In August of 2004, Briggs took over as the head coach of Sun Devil and continued to teach physical education until May of 2011. During his years with Sun Devil, coach Briggs has produced multiple Junior/ Senior National qualifiers, one Jr. World Team Member and numerous divers who have continued on with Collegiate diving as a walk on, or scholarship athlete.  Coach Briggs was pivotal in the development and building the foundation for 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist, Sam Dorman.  With over 20 years coaching experience and 9 years working with elementary school children, coach Briggs looks to use his knowledge and dedication in the sport of diving to further develop and continue the success of Sun Devil Divers.

 

Warren McElroy - Assistant Coach

Warren McElroy Cell: (602) 561-5035
E-mail: wmcelroy31498@gmail.com

Warren started diving with Sun Devil Divers at the age of 13.  He worked his way up through our Bronze, Silver, Gold, Elite classes and then competed for college at Arizona State University.  During Warren's senior year at Cora del Sol, his high school coach was involved in a motorcycle accident and unable to coach for a large portion of the year. Warren's coach asked him if he was able to take his place while he was injured.  Without hesitation Warren agreed to step in and help out.  Warren and his high school dive team remained undefeated for all of his senior year.  Warren is an All-City Champion and placed 6th in the State.  Warren has also qualified for USA Zones 3 times.

 

Sarah Bathe - Guest Coach

Paige Hunt Cell: (636) 947-7034
E-mail: sarathe@gmail.com

Sarah is from St. Louis, Missouri and started diving in 2012 after 10 years of gymnastics.  In her junior career she was an AAU All-American, 4 x All State and competed at the top of her zone.  She continued her diving career at ASU (Arizona State University) under coach Bradshaw in 2017.  In 2019, she had to medically retire from collegiate diving, but she still has such a love for the sport and wants to continue to help young divers be successful and passionate about diving.

 

Eryn Scannell - Guest Coach

Paige Hunt Cell: (810) 877-8895
E-mail: erynscannell@gmail.com

 

 

 

Jack Schuster - Guest Coach

Jack Schuster Cell: (480) 353-9234
E-mail: johnschuster12@gmail.com

Jack began his diving career with Clavadistas del Sol at the age of 11. During his time with CdS, Jack qualified for two National Championships. At age 15 Jack continued his diving career with Sun Devil Divers where he qualified for the National Championship in 2012. Jack has lead two recreational diving programs and looks forward to continuing his coaching career with Sun Devil Divers. Jack believes sharing his knowledge and passion for diving will inspire young athletes to succeed in diving as well as love it!