Tyce Routson Staff Bio | Head Diving Coach | The Official Site of BYU Athletics

Tyce Routson Staff Bio | Head Diving Coach

Phone:(801) 422-4874 | Office: RB-141 | Send Email
Tyce Routson
Department
Swimming & Diving

Tyce Routson (email: tyce_routson@byu.edu) was named head diving coach for the BYU swimming and diving team April, 2015. He replaced Keith Russell who had been at BYU for 23 years.

Routson is a four-time NCAA champion and 11-time All-American in springboard and platform diving at the University of Miami. Before being named head diving coach, Routson served as the national and international team director at the Mission Viejo Nadadores Diving Team.

Routson won three NCAA titles in the 10-meter platform and won another in the 3-meter springboard during his college career. He was named the 1997 NCAA Diver of the Year before serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 1997-1999. After returning, he won his fourth NCAA title in the 10-meter platform in 2000. He also was a finalist at the Olympic trials in 1996 and 2000, finishing as high as sixth.

In addition to his experience with the Mission Viejo Nadadores Diving Team, Routson has also coached diving at Fullerton College and with the SoCal Divers and Arizona Rippers Dive Club. 

Routson graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in international finance and marketing. He was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. Routson and his wife Allison have three daughers.