The RBAC is honored to have Scott Reich as Head Coach for RBAC Dive Program. Reich is an accomplished collegiate, national and international dive coach, known as one of the best diving coaches in the nation. His accomplishments include; Olympic Coach for 1984, 1988, 1992, and 1996 games and International Team Coach for ten countries - Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and United States of America.
Reich is a well-decorated coach, having been awarded the Southeastern Conference Diving Coach of the Year four times, the National Independence Conference Coach of the Year three times and the NCAA Diving Coach of the Year in 2000 as well as being named the U.S. National Age Group Coach of the year in 1987.
Since his coaching career began 40 years ago, Reich has coached 13 Olympians and more than 60 NCAA all-Americans. Reich’s athletes earned three consecutive SEC Diver of the Year awards. and in 2002, Reich, four-time SEC Coach of the Year, guided the LSU platform divers to place in the top three spots at the conference championships.
As a young man, Reich was a U.S. Senior National Team member from 1975-80 and won the senior national championship in 1977 in the one-meter springboard. A five-time national age-group champion and two-time world age-group winner, Reich was also a seven-time all-American for SMU and received a silver and two bronze medals at the NCAA Championships in both the one- and three-meter competitions.
Prior to coaching at the RBAC, Reich coached for SoCal Diving where 100% of the senior athletes obtained college scholarships or were accepted into Ivy League institutions or other universities of higher learning In 2015, SoCal was the third-best junior team in the nation and won the prestigious Dick Wilson Memorial Award as the most improved Junior Olympic team in the country. In 2017 SoCal was the overall Zone F champion and in 2013 SoCal Dive Team were the USA diving region IX team champions.
The RBAC is thrilled to have Coach Scott as part of the TEAM.