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Anton Slobounov
Anton  Slobounov

Diving Coach

Anton Slobounov completed third year as Wisconsin's diving coach in 2014.

During his short time at Wisconsin, Anton produced top 16 performances from the men's and women's diving program at the Big Ten Conference championships. Slobounov has also consistently qualified divers to the NCAA Zone Dving championships.

Before coming to UW, Slobounov spent four years at the University of Maryland, where he worked as the assistant diving coach. While he was there, Maryland produced ACC championship third-place and second-place finishers on the 1-meter springboard as well as a finalist on the platform. He also qualified four divers to the NCAA Zone Diving Championships - one was sent to the NCAA National Diving Championships, the first for Maryland since 1992.

Slobounov graduated from University of California, Irvine, in 2007. There, he majored in drama while competing as a student-athlete for the diving team. As an undergraduate, Slobounov won six career Big West diving titles, more than any other diver in Big West history. Those titles include 2004-05 1-meter dive, Big West Conference 3-meter dive, 2003-04 1-meter dive, Big West Conference3-meter dive and 2002-03 1-meter dive, Big West Conference3-meter dive.

In June 2013, Slobounov served as the Assistant Clinic Coach at the Summer League Diving Clinic in College Park, Maryland, where he explained fundamentals of diving to high school and club coaches, conducted physical assessment, preparation and strength training methods specifically designed for diving. He also held warm ups, practice and strength training programs.

In addition to this position, Slobounov served as the Spring Board Diving Instructor of the Crown Valley Dive Club in Crown Valley, California, from 2004 to 2007.

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