Abel Sanchez, a 2000 Olympian, is the Head Diving Coach for the University of North Carolina. He graduated with his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and completed his Masters in Architecture at the University of New Mexico. At Michigan, he was a part of 4 BigTen Conference Championship Teams. Sanchez earned 5 All-BigTen honors and 4 NCAA All-America honors. In 1995 Sanchez was on the 1995 NCAA National Championship Team. More on Abel Sanchez

Sanchez is eager and excited to kickoff a new diving club team here in Chapel Hill.

Philosophy: To create a fun, safe and welcoming atmosphere which fosters first-rate diving, and a comfortable, warm environment to learn new dives. We also believe in developing the whole athlete: Mind, Body, and Spirit.