Fran Jobes joins the staff as the diving coach for the 2014-15 season. Jobes has coached diving for over 15 years. Her coaching career began at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center while she was still an age group diver. There she taught at the Novice, JO and Masters levels for several years. Jobes continued coaching throughout college and beyond with roles at the Notre Dame diving club, the University of La Verne and clubs in both Washington State and Virginia. Most recently, Jobes developed two high school dive programs and birthed multiple CIF Southern Section qualifiers and finalists every season of the last four years. Her high school divers have been widely recruited by college programs across the nation. Jobes puts a strong emphasis on mastering the fundamentals of diving, allowing for a solid foundation and smooth progression to the bigger, more difficult dives.
Jobes’ own diving career began in 1993 when she joined the Junior Olympic dive team at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. She dove at the JO national level on both platform and springboard and was a four time JO National Competitor. She competed at the Senior level for several years and went on to dive at the NCAA Division I level for the University of Notre Dame.
Jobes, her husband, Devon, and daughter, Charlotte, reside in Sierra Madre.