Michael Claunch has committed to Missouri State University


Coach Info
Name Phone Email Team Name City State
Club Sven Schultz Bay Area Stars Dive Team Houston TX
High School Coach Steve Haffelder/John Little
tournament score
1M 3M 5M 7.5M 10M
Best Result 477.20 451.25 - - -
Meets Competed In

UIL District - 1st Place 2013-2014

UIL Regionals - 2nd Place 2013-14

UIL Texas 6A State Championship - 13th Place 2013-14

UIL District - 1st Place 2014-2015

UIL Regionals - 1st Place 2014-15

UIL Texas 6A State Championship - 12th Place 2014-15

UIL District - 1st Place 2015-16

UIL Regionals - 1st Place 2015-16

UIL Texas 6A State Championship - 8th Place 2015-16

AAU Nationals - 1m - 6th Place 2016

AAU Nationals - 3m - 5th Place 2016

UIL District - 1st Place 2016-2017

UIL Regionals - 2nd Place 2016-2017

UIL Texas 6A Championship - 4th Place 2016-2017

AAU White South Qualifier - March 2017 - 1st Place on 1m & 3m

Physical Attributes
Years diving USA Diving AAU
Diving Honors

2013-14 UIL District Athlete of the Meet

2013-14 UIL State Meet Qualifier

2014-15 UIL District Athlete of the Meet

2014-15 UIL Regional Diver of the Meet

2014-15 UIL State Meet Qualifier

2014-15 UIL All State Second Team

2015-16 UIL District Athlete of the Meet

2015-16 UIL Regional Diver of the Meet

2015-16 UIL State Meet Qualifier

2015-16 UIL All State First Team

2015-16 AAU All American - 1m

2015-16 AAU All American - 3m

2015-16 Set new HS Records - 1m 477.20 (11 dives), 1m 270 (6 dives)

2017 UIL Texas State Diving Championship - 4th place


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High School
Friendswood High School
School City
School State
Guidance Counselor
Kelly Fenger
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Major Category
Communications and Media Studies, Other
Major Category
Digital Communications and Media/Multimedia
Major Category
Mass Communications/Media Studies
Other Academic Information
15-16 Skills USA Competition - TV/Video Production - 2nd in District - 3rd in State. 16-17 Skills USA Competition - TV/Video Production - 2nd in District - State TBD Member of the National Technical Honor Society.
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Personal Highlights

I traded in my baseball cleats for diving as a Freshman and have gone to State for my High School every year. I competed at AAU Nationals this year with my club team and USA Zones as well. I am a very coachable, honest, hard working individual who really enjoys the sport of diving. I have learned so quickly and done well, but I know there is much more to learn. I really look forward to working with college coaches, and diving at the collegiate level.

Additional Questions:
Why do you want to be recruited to play sports in college?

I really enjoy diving and although I've only been diving for 3 years, I seem to have an affinity for it. I have gone to state for my high school every year and really look forward to learning more and competing at a higher level.

Athletes are often leaders on and off the field. Please provide one example of how you have demonstrated leadership in both areas.
Please explain how you pursue "healthy athletic performance" as a student-athlete.
Please describe how you are involved in service in your community and why these efforts are important to you.

I'm very involved in my community through my church. I volunteer at a soup kitchen for the homeless, spent weeks during the summer painting houses in the 3rd ward of Houston, done volunteer work for the public schools in our area and served the widows at our church. I served this last summer as an intern for the media department as Sagemont Church. I learned a great deal from some awesome video and audio technicians. I believe that to whom much is given much is expected and I'm very grateful for the good health, ability, and opportunity to serve that God has given me.

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Blog Posts

2017 Texas State 6A Diving Championships
February 19, 2017
It was a great meet! I went in at 11th place after Regionals. After the Prelims I was at 6th and finished 4th over all in Finals! My teammate was 15th in his first State meet - he did a great job...
Here we go again...
January 26, 2017
It's that time of year again! District competition is Friday, Regionals next Thursday and State in two weeks. This has been a challenging year and I've had to be out of the pool so much lately that...