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Anton Slobounov
Anton Slobounov

Diving Coach

Anton Slobounov completed his second year as Wisconsin's head diving coach in 2013.

Before coming to UW, Slobounov spent four years at the Universy 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 one-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 receiving a full diving scholarship. 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 diving, 3-meter diving Big West Conference, 2003-04 1-meter diving, 3-meter diving Big West Conference and 2002-03 1-meter diving, 3-meter diving Big West Conference.

In June, Slobounov served as the Assistant Clinic Coach at the Summer League Diving Clinic in College Park, 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, Calif., from 2004 to 2007.

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