Dive Team Staff

Anthony Holzhauer

Anthony Holzhauer

Title: Head Dive Coach

Anthony has been involved with diving since he was 13 years old. Originally from Illinois, Anthony dove at Normal Community High School where he placed 3rd at States in his senior year and set both the school and conference records. At Western Illinois University, he qualified for NCAA Zones all four years of college and set school records for both 1 meter and 3 meter events.

Anthony coached for both Carolina Diving Academy and Davidson College from 2008-2011. His Gator life started in 2009 and we were delighted to welcome him back in 2016! Anthony lives in Charlotte with his fiancé Kai and their paw-baby Kato.

Taylor Basin

Taylor Basin

Title: Assistant Dive Coach

Taylor grew up in Las Vegas, NV and competed in gymnastics for 10 years before moving to San Jose, CA where she trained with Santa Clara Dive Club from 2014-2015 under coaches Todd Spohn and Logan Champion. She was part of the Junior Olympic level team and earned a first place finish at Far Westerns on both the 1 and 3 Meter boards. She currently is diving at Pepperdine University where she is a junior studying sports medicine. In 2017, she earned All-PCSC honors on 1 meter with a 7th place finish as well as All-PCSC honorable mention on 3 meter.  Taylor is looking forward to experiencing Gator spirit and getting to know Charlotte! 

Adam Sneden

Adam Sneden

Title: Dive Coach in Training

Adam has been a swimming and diving Gator since he was 5 years old. Currently Adam is finishing up sophomore year at Myers Park High School where he placed second in conference and fifth at states. As most of you know, Adam loves ALL sports and is just as happy to pick up a tennis racquet, swing a golf club, shoot some hoops or kick around a soccer ball. Adam trains at Carolina Dive Academy in Huntersville. This is Adam's first year as a coach in training and he is looking forward to working with the team!! 

Ky Sutherland

Ky Sutherland

Title: Dive Coach in Training

Ky has been a diving Gator since he was 6 years old and has represented FXE at All Stars each year, with many first place finishes!

Currently he is finishing 8th grade at Charlotte Christian where he is on the football and lacrosse teams. Ky also enjoys '80s music and playing the saxophone and the drums. Ky is very excited to work our young divers at FXE!!!