Coaches expenses (Hotel, travel, and meals) are shared by the families of the divers that attend each meet. A portion of the annual maintenance fee may be used to supplement coaches travel expenses as needed based on the decision of the head coach.
Required Fees & Additional Costs
AAU Registration - $16/year
USA Diving Registration - $200/year Only if competing in USA Diving Meets
As you may know, travel can be expensive. You may help us out with your generosity and donate to help with travel expenses to meets. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts at Cleveland Area Diving.
If you would like to make a donation, please contact Head Coach, Rich Karban at
1. Competitive divers are responsible for paying all meet entrance fees in advance. In most
cases, meet fees are non-refundable. Divers are responsible for their own travel costs for
each meet as well as a portion of the coaches travel expenses.
2. Fees are non-refundable
3. All training fees are due by the first practice of each monthly session. We only run monthly
4. If you forgot to pay by the first practice of the month, payments must be received by the
seventh day of the month.
5. Prolonged injury or illness will be handled on an individual basis.
6. A returned check will result in a $15.00 charge plus applicable late fees.
Inclement Weather Policy
In case of inclement weather, families should assume that the CAD will hold practice unless Cleveland State University has closed its doors. Watch for communication regarding this closing on the CAD’s team web site.
Each family needs to weigh weather conditions and other safety factors when deciding to attend practice. Cancellation of practice will be posted on the Cleveland Area Diving web site and/or an email will be sent.
Additionally, feel free to call Rich at 440-785-7320 to confirm.
September - May
Program & Fees
Workouts include 1/2 hour of dryland training & 1.5 hours in the water workout. We mainly cater to ages 8 and up of all ability levels, but will work with divers of any age depending on the maturity and athletic ability. It is recommended that Divers participate 3 days per week to being competitive. The more you train, the better you get!
Tuesday & Thursday:
Dryland from 4:30pm - 5:00pm.
Water from 5:00pm - 6:30pm
***High school season - Pool time varies depending on availability.
Dryland from 11:00am - 11:30pm
Water from 11:30pm - 1:00pm
Please sign in and enter your name every week on the Google spreadsheet that will be shared with your once you join the team before you attend practice. Thank You! This is not only so we can keep track of attendance, but it also helps us plan the workouts accordingly. Workouts are subject to change.
For your convenience and ours, we encourage you to use our Paypal feature to pay your fees. You don't even need a Paypal account, just a credit or debit card.
Contact Rich via email or phone for questions about fees.
A $25/month Cleveland State University facility usage fee will be accessed to each individual diver on top of the monthly coaching fees.
Exploration Fee: $75.00 for 3 "try it out" practices. ***Must Register with AAU as well - $16.
AAU Membership Fee- $16 (NOT the $14) Annual Fee (Extended Coverage Membership)
Register on your own at http://diveaau.org
AAU's Cleveland Area Diving Club Code is: W34DWD
USA Diving Membership Fee - Only sign-up if registering for any USA Diving Meets.
Register on your own at http://www.usadiving.org
Please try and have payments submitted by your first practice of a respective month.
ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE BY THE 7TH DAY OF THE MONTH.
Thank you very much for your understanding. See FEE POLICIES below.
Make Checks payable to: Cleveland Area Diving.
They can be hand delivered to Rich Karban at practice or can be mailed to:
Cleveland Area Diving
39086 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Elyria, Ohio 44035
***You can pay also online with your credit or debit card***
For everyone's convenience, Cleveland Area Diving has the option to pay online with your credit or debit card using pay pal. You don't even need a Paypal account!
1: Click add to cart below.
2: Then click the check-out button. You have the option to either log in to your Paypal
account, or continue to check out using your credit card. Then just fill in the correct
information and submit.
Use the DONATE button below if entering a different amount than the set fees.