Ryan Gerard
Ryan Gerard
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Torrey Pines HS
Position: Diving

2011-12: Scored a 247.95 in the one-meter dive after six dives against Cal Poly, the second best score by a Gaucho in that event that season…Scored a 264.08 in the three-meter dive after six dives at the UCSB Blue and Gold Invitational, the top score among Gauchos in that event…Scored a 173.15 in the platform dive after six dives at the 2012 Pac-12 Diving Championships, second best among the Gauchos and placed 16th place in the meet…Placed 15th in the one-meter dive and 16th in the three-meter dive at the Pac-12 Championships with a score of 205.20.

Attended Torrey Pines High School…He was coached by KC Tudor…Honored with 2011 AAU All-American honors…Earned four-consecutive diving MVP honors at Torrey Pines…Was also a four-time Union Tribune Scholar-Athlete…Set six diving records for the Falcons and 11 dive records for the Palomar League…Helped Torrey Pines to the 2011 CIF Division I Swimming and Diving Championship…Also competed on the varsity water polo and swim teams…Competed with Hominid Diving under coach Adam Bellistri…A member of the National Honors Society and an AP Scholar Award recipient.

Ryan Gerard was born on Sept. 11, 1993 in San Diego, Calif.…Parents are Robert and Carolyn Gerard…Has three older siblings, Robbie, Vanessa and Nicole, and a twin sister, Rachel…Aspires to one day be a lawyer…Enjoys spending his time outside the pool with his family and friends…His favorite reads are the Harry Potter series…Most memorable athletic achievement was competing at the AAU Nationals…Favorite aspect of college diving is that the schedule keeps him busy.