Meet Our Staff

Dan Pitts

Varsity Head Coach
Dan Pitts enters his second season coaching diving at Hockaday. Dan has taken on many different coaching opportunities in the sport of diving and has a passion for building up the small community in the city of Dallas. He is the Assistant Program Director and coach of Dallas Metroplex Diving, a premier diving club training at SMU. Along with coaching the club program and Hockaday, Dan leads the diving programs at Jesuit and Greenhill. Dan was a diver for the SMU Mustangs from 2012-2016. During his time at SMU he received multiple team and conference awards including being a 3X NCAA Zone D qualifier, 2016 American Conference silver medalist, and recipient of the A.R. Barr Award recognizing his leadership, character, and dedication. Outside of the pool, Dan has a full-time job with Young Life College at SMU. He has a heart for mentoring and developing students and athletes whether it be through coaching or Young Life. 
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