Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
The Mona Plummer Aquatic Center, located on the campus of Arizona State University, is regarded as one of the country's finest outdoor swimming and diving facilities.Aquatic Center Opened in July, 1981, the plant consists of three pools- an Olympic-size, 50 meter by 25 yards, seven-foot deep competition pool with a movable bulkhead; a 25-yard, 18-foot diving well; and a 25-yard eight-lane warm-up pool. read more
Head Diving Coach
Over the past 16 years, Mark Bradshaw has proven to be one of the most successful NCAA diving coaches in the country. Under Bradshaws guidance, ASU divers earned four NCAA individual titles, 48 All-American honors, and 25 Pac-12 Titles. In addition, Bradshaw was named NCAA Diving Coach of the Year twice, in 2003 and 2005.
With eight Pac-10/12 Mens Diving Coach of the Year and one Womens Diving Coach of the Year plaques on his wall, Bradshaw has earned more Pac-10 Diving Coach of Year honors than any other coach in conference history and has been named Pac-10/12 Coach of the Year the most out of all ASU Head Coaches. His divers have earned a total of nine Pac-10/12 Diver of the Year awards and six Pac-10/12 Newcomer of the Year honors.
Before coming to ASU, Bradshaw served as the diving coach at Ohio University and at the United State Military Academy. Bradshaw also served as Finlands head diving coach for the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games. As a diver, he was a four-year All-American at Ohio State University and was the 1983 3-meter NCAA champion. He also represented the United States in the 1988 Olympic Games, finishing fifth on the 3-meter. Bradshaw earned his bachelors degree in physical education from Ohio State in 1985 and his masters in the same discipline in 1987. Bradshaw is a 1980 graduate of Springfield High School. During his four years at Springfield HS, he lettered four times in swimming and diving and earned two letters in football. As an individual competitor, Bradshaw went undefeated in his diving meets. A four-time state champion, he was twice named an All-American.