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HEAD DIVING COACH SHAFFER corp came away with three SEC titles and seven All-America honors. Marx concluded his senior season with three All-America honors, two SEC titles (1-meter, platform) and was named SEC Male Diver of the Year. Vennie Dantin captured the conference 3-meter championship, while she and Anna Aguero competed in their first NCAA meet and came away with two AllAmerica honors each. Thad Ellis was also honored by the SEC, being named SEC Male Freshman Diver of the Year. All in all, the philosophy that Shaffer has embedded in his coaching has proven to be successful from his days with O’Brien to now as he continues to provide his student-athletes opportunities to grow into essential contributors to the continued accomplishments the Auburn swimming and diving teams experience, as well as success on the international level. Shaffer and his wife, Jenny, have two daughters, Amy (22) and Kelly (21). The couple also has a son, J.J. (Jeffrey Jr.) (16). Amy is majoring in business, while Kelly is a senior on the Samford University soccer team. Collegiate Champions

LSU - 1993-95 Susie Ryan NCAA Champion ..............................Platform -1994 SEC Champion ..................................Platform - 1994 SEC Diver of the Year ...........................................1994

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World Junior Champions

USC - 1995-99 Tim Allport Pac-10 Champion ....................... One-Meter - 1997 Natalya Chikina Pac-10 Champion .................... Three-Meter - 1997 Justin Dumais Pac-10 Champion ....................... One-Meter - 1998 ................................................... Three-Meter - 1998 ...........................................................Platform - 1998 Dorte Lindner Pac-10 Champion ....................... One-Meter - 1998 ................................................... Three-Meter - 1998 Maria Elena Romero Pac-10 Champion ....................... One-Meter - 1996

Auburn - 1999-present Vennie Dantin SEC Champion .......................... Three-Meter - 2010 Caeser Garcia NCAA Champion..................Platform - 2003, 2004 SEC Champion ......................Platform - 2003, 2004 Matt Bricker NCAA Champion..............................Platform - 2005 SEC Champion ..................................Platform - 2002 Corey Gerlach SEC Champion .......................... Three-Meter - 2007 Kelly Marx SEC Champion ................. One-Meter - 2008, 2010 ...........................................................Platform - 2010 Dan Mazzaferro SEC Champion .......................... Three-Meter - 2009 ...............................................Platform - 2008, 2009 Steven Segerlin NCAA Champion...................... Three-Meter - 2007 ...............................................Platform - 2006, 2007 SEC Champion ............................. One-Meter - 2007 ................................................... Three-Meter - 2007 ...............................................Platform - 2005, 2007

National Junior Champions

Senior National Champions

NCAA Champions

SEC Champions

The Jeff Shaffer File Collegiate Coaching Career Auburn Diving Coach ............................................ 1999-present USC Diving Coach ..............................................................1995-99 LSU Diving Coach ...............................................................1993-95 Collegiate Coaching Honors NCAA Men’s Diving Coach of the Year .................. 2004, 2007 SEC Men’s Diving Coach of the Year ................................................................ 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010 SEC Women’s Diving Coach of the Year ............................ 1994 Pacific-10 Men’s Diving Coach of the Year ........... 1998, 1999 Pacific-10 Women’s Diving Coach of the Year ................ 1998 International Coaching Career Olympics U.S. Assistant Diving Coach ................ Athens, Greece - 2004 World Championships U.S. Diving Coach ................................... Perth, Australia - 1998 FINA World Cup U.S. Diving Coach ..........................Mexico City, Mexico - 1997 Goodwill Games U.S. Diving Coach ....................... St. Petersburg, Russia - 1994 U.S. Diving Coach ......... New York City, United States - 1998 World University Games U.S. Diving Coach ..........................Daegu, South Korea - 2003 U.S. Co-Head Coach .....................................İzmir, Turkey - 2005 College Education University of Wisconsin Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education ......................... 1980

All-American honors

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2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide  

2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide

2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide  

2010-11 Auburn Swimming & Diving Guide

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