Associate Head Coach
Justin Vasquez is entering his fourth year as an Assistant Coach for the Grand Valley State Swimming and Diving program. Prior to his arrival at Grand Valley State, Vasquez was an assistant coach at Calvin College for three years.
Vasquez was a four-year letter winner for the Lakers in the pool, including being elected team captain for the 2006-07 season. Justin earned three All-America honors during the 2005-06 campaign, while also garnering academic plaudits that season. Vasquez was a key contributor to the Lakers' first-ever GLIAC team title in 2005. Following his aquatic career, Vasquez was a student assistant coach in the GVSU program for three years.
Assistant Diving Coach
Steve Burciaga, who is widely recognized as one of the top diving coaches in the midwest, is in his second year as the diving coach at Grand Valley State. Burciaga has guided GVSU to a record-setting pace in terms of recording the top diving scores for both the men and women on the 1 and 3-meter boards.
Grand Valley State has established record-setting scores since his arrival on the staff, evidenced by his divers recording 15 top-10 dives and six NCAA DII All-America honors the last two years.
Burciaga has coached and developed his divers to success at every level during his career. He has tutored his divers to conference championships, State Championships, AAU National Championships, Junior Olympic National Qualifiers and NCAA National Qualifiers on both the 1 and 3-meter boards. Burciaga was named the Michigan Boys Division 3 Diving Coach of the Year in 2010 and 2011 at Grand Rapids West Catholic High School. In addition, he is a USA Diving Certified Coach.
Student Assistant Coach
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