Swimming and Diving


Diving Coach Tim Croy

To contact Tim Croy, please call him at 440-826-2387 or email him at tcroy@bw.edu.

Tim Croy is entering his fifth year as an assistant coach of the menís and womenís swimming and diving program in 2011-12. Croy works primarily with the Yellow Jacket divers and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Yellow Jacket program. He also knows a great deal about the BW program as a native of Berea, a Berea High School graduate, former Midpark Coach and as a local diving coach.

During the past three seasons, Croy has guided BW senior Todd Richert (North Royalton) to a school record eight pieces of All-American hardware. Also, he guided junior Julie Pinter (Broadview Heights/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) to two conference titles and four All-American finishes in her first two years at BW.

Croy began his coaching career at local Middleburg Heights Midpark High School in 1989. He also has been the coach of the Berea Diving Club since 1998. In his 17 years at the high school level, Coach Croy has trained more than 20 divers who were Ohio High School Athletic Association State Meet qualifiers, coach five United States Diving Age Group National qualifiers, five different divers to seven High School All-American awards, numerous divers to either Pioneer Conference or Southwestern Conference titles and is a four-time OHSAA Northeast District Diving Coach of the Year.

As a competitor, Coach Croy was outstanding. He was a two-time Junior Olympic National qualifier (1980 and 1984), a three-time OHSAA State Meet finalist (1983-85) and All-Ohio diver who placed fourth in 1983, seventh in 1984 and fourth in 1985, a three-time National Interscholastic Swimming Championships Association (NISCA) High School All-American (1983-85). He held the Berea High School 1-meter diving record and was a three-time B.H.S. Outstanding Diver (1983-85). In college, Coach Croy was a two-year letterman at Ohio University (1986 and 1988) and its Outstanding Freshman in 1986.

This page was last updated on May 24, 2011.
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