Aug. 10, 2010
BERKELEY - Todd Mulzet, a U.S. junior national team assistant coach at the 2009 Pan American Games, has been hired as the diving coach for the California men's and women's programs, Deputy Director of Athletics Teresa Gould announced on Tuesday. Mulzet joins the Golden Bears from the Cougar Diving Club in Houston. He previously coached at Emory University and, during his collegiate career, starred at the University of Pittsburgh.
Mulzet worked as the head coach of the Junior Olympic Diving Team at the Cougar Diving Club from 2007-10. He was also an assistant coach for the Mission Viejo Nadadores Club in 2003 and from 2006-07. He served as the men's and women's head diving coach at Emory from 1990-92.
He starred for Pitt in the mid-1980s, qualifying for NCAAs in 1985 and 1986, and was named the Big East Conference's Outstanding Men's Diver from 1984-86. Mulzet has continued to compete, diving in 12 U.S. Senior National Championship meets. He has also earned several national titles at the master's level, including in 2007, when he captured the one- and three-meter springboard crowns at the Summer Masters National Championships.