Jane Figueiredo coaches Diver Tom Daley & Dan Goodfellow to Olympic Bronze
Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow – 10m Platform Synchro Divers won bronze at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on Monday 8th August 2016 – both coached by female coach Jane Figueiredo.
Amongst the 8 pairs of divers, two teams had female coaches, Jane Figueiredo for GB and the Russian pair Viktor Minibaev and Nikita Shleikher.
Jane Figueiredo, born in Zimbabwe, is currently the Head Diving Coach at the High Performance Centre in London (the 2012 Olympic Pool) and coach to Tom Daley, the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist and Commonwealth Games Champion.
Jane has had a long and successful career in diving, having been at the Olympic Games herself as an athlete, followed by a coaching career in the NCAA and for two countries in the Olympic Games.