Women’s Swimming and Diving Adds David Boyko to Coaching Staff
Friday, September 07, 2012 | by Matt Judd

FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU Swimming and Diving head coach Neal Studd has named David Boyko to the coaching staff for the 2012-13 season. Boyko will serve as the Green and Blue’s diving coach.

Prior to joining the Eagles, Boyko was the diving coach at Hickman and Rockbridge High School from 2009-2011 and a diving coach for the University of Missouri Diving Club from 2008-11. While at the Missouri Diving Club, David helped in the development of the five-time Junior National Champion and three-time Pan American Champion. He also helped out as a diving coach at Chesterfield Aquatic Center for children ages 5-18 and two of the divers he mentored went on to dive at NCAA Division I programs.

Before transitioning into coaching, Boyko was standout diver at the University of Missouri where he was a four-year letter winner. A finalist in the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships all four years at Missouri, he qualified for the NCAA Swimming and Diving National Championships in 2007. Boyko holds four spots in the Mizzou record books and is currently ranked fifth in 1-meter (11 dives) diving event for the Tigers. He is also ranked in the 1-meter as well as 3-meter and platform events.

Boyko earned a Master’s degree in Health Education and Health Promotion from Missouri in 2011 as well as a degree in Nutrition and Fitness in 2008.