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Reggie Coote
  • Senior
  • Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Western)
  • Diving
  • Club Coach: Dave Burgering
Collegiate Bests:
One Meter (6 dives) 297.00 (Florida Atlantic, 1998)
One Meter (11 dives) 417.50 (SECs, 1999)
Three Meter (6 dives) 284.55 (Indian River, 1998)
Three Meter (11 dives) 467.75 (SECs, 1999)
Platform (10 dives) 355.75 (SECs, 1999)

National/International Competition: Competed at Summer Junior Nationals in 1994 and '97...placed 15th in the three-meter in '94 with a score of 350.00 (10 dives)...in '97, finished in the top-30 at nationals in both the one- and three-meter with scores of 407.00 and 391.00, respectively.

2000-2001: Was second on the three-meter springboard at Miami...won the one and three-meter springboard at Florida Atlantic/Indian River tri-meet...won the platform diving competition at TCU with a score of 300.00...finished sixth on the one-meter springboard at Georgia Diving Invitational with 274.60 points...was third on the one-meter at Auburn with a score of 281.05...at Bama Diving Invitational, placed sixth on the one-meter (258.85) and fourth on the three-meter (504.15)...at Florida State, won the one-meter competition with a score of 274.84...placed third on the three-meter springboard (273.53) and fourth on the one-meter springboard (241.65) against Michigan...placed seventh on the one-meter board (251.10) and eighth on the three-meters (261.30) at the SEC Eastern Division Dual Meet Extravaganza...at Alabama meet, finished second on the three-meter with a score of 334.55.

1999-2000: At SEC Championships, earned 13th place finish in one-meter boards, with score of 410.20, placed 14th in three-meter boards, scoring 421.80 and 14th in platform competition, scoring 325.15...placed 12th in the one- (399.25) and three-meter diving (428.25) at the UT Invitational...finished second in one-meter competition against Florida Atlantic and three-meter competition against Alabama

1998-99: At the SEC Championships, had season-best championship performances on all three boards to score in each event for the Gators...placed 12th on the one meter with a tally of 417.50...earned 15th place finish on the three-meter (467.75) and the platform (355.75)...qualified for Zone B competition with score of 297.00 against Florida Atlantic during dual meet season on October 24, but did not compete at zones due to ankle injury.

High School: 1998 graduate of Western High School...had personal best one-meter championship score of 515.00 at Florida High School State Competition to finish third...dove at Western under Kandy Trees and Plantation Dive Team under Paul Breightfeller...personal-best one-meter dual total of 305.50 for Plantation.

Personal: Born Reginald John Coote III on August 29, 1979 in New Orleans, La...son of Jack and Deborah Coote...majoring in recreation.


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