Ahmed Elsayed
Ahmed Elsayed

Bio

Ahmed Elsayed enters his first season as the Diving Coach of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming and diving program in 2022-23.

Elsayed came to CMS with over 12 years of experience coaching divers, also serving as the head coach at Claremont Pomona Dive Club in Claremont since 2019, where he led one 16-18 diver to the final event in the 2022 USA national championships. Previously, he spent two years as the assistant diving coach for the Pomona-Pitzer swimming and diving program. He spent three years as the assistant diving coach for Crown Valley Divers in Laguna Niguel and two years as an assistant diving coach at Rose Bowl Aquatics in Pasadena while also spending two years as the head diving coach at Los-Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga.

Recently, Elsayed attended and participated in the 2022 USA Masters National Championships and he earned 3 Gold Medals on the platform, 1-meter, and 3-meter springboards.

Previously, Elsayed has had extensive coaching experience in Egypt. He started diving when he was six years old until he became a team member on the national team for his native Egypt. He began his coaching career in 2010 at Al-Ahly Sporting Club, competing in national and international meets, where the diving program was recognized as one of the top two in the country.

Elsayed graduated with a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering management from Cairo University, Egypt and he earned his master’s degree in business administration from Westcliff University in California. He is a certified FINA judge and has both USA Diving and AAU certifications, and currently resides in Rancho Cucamonga with his wife and one-year-old son.