Head Coach Osvaldo Pito Alberty

Coach Info

Diver: '82 - '95
Coach: '94 - Present
Phone: (954) 837-3597
USA Diving & AAU Coach

Head Coach and former Olympic qualifier Osvaldo Pito Alberty heads the Atlantic Diving Team. A highly accomplished diver himself, Pito is passing on his knowledge and experience to a new generation of divers.

Pito has been in the diving business since 1996. He has an amazing enthusiasm for diving and spreads that enthusiasm to everyone around him. In 1995, Pito’s Olympic dream came true when he qualify to represent Puerto Rico at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, GA. But unfortunately one week after qualifying for the Olympics, He was diagnose with Guillain-Barré Syndrome(GBS). He said “When the virus first hit me I didn't know what was happening to me. I felt weak, lost my balance, and then all of a sudden my whole body was paralyzed.” He didn't know what was happening to him, but his parents recognized the signs. This is the second time he had been struck down. The first time he was three years old and was able to recover 100%. But the fire and love that he has for the sport of diving will never burn out. Now he pass his knowledge that he has collected from his coaches and all over the world to the new upcoming divers.

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND

1996 Olympic Qualifier for Puerto Rico
1990 - 1995 Zone Championship
1990 - 1995 JO National Championship
1990 - 1995 East Cost Championship
1990 - 1995 Senior Championship
1990 - 1995 Central American Games Championship
1990 - 1995 Pan American Games
1995 World Championship
1991 - 1995 FINA/-Alamo Grand Prix
1990 - 1995 Puerto Rico National Championship
1990 - 1995 Fina Grand Prix
1991 - 1995 High School District Championship
1991 - 1995 High School State Championship