July 3, 2006
IOWA CITY, IA –
University of Iowa diving coach Bob Rydze will serve as the United States team leader at the FINA World Cup in Chang Shu, China. Competition will be held July 19-23.
“It is an honor to represent the United States in this meet,” said Rydze. “It is also an honor to help the U.S. team in the next major step toward our final goal – the 2008 Olympic Games.”
Rydze, in his 31st year with the Hawkeyes, served as the U.S. team leader for the FINA/USA Diving Grand Prix, May 11-14 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He also represented USA Diving at the High Performance Summit April 21-27 in Beijing, China. His duties included surveying Olympic venues and meeting with the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games.