After an 11 years absence, UCSB reinstated its diving program inthe fall of 2010. Leading the revival of the Gaucho diving programis head diving coach Wil Haynes.
Haynes graduated this past June from UCSB with a Bachelor's ofScience in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to attending UCSB, hecompeted in diving at San Luis Obispo High School where he wastop-10 finisher in the CIF-Southern Section Division II all fouryears of his prep career. As a junior, Haynes helped San LuisObispo HS to a CIF-Southern Section Division II title and as asenior he was undefeated in league and took sixth in CIF-SSDII.
Haynes started coaching diving in high school, assisting hisfather, who was his high school coach. While attending UCSB, heserved as a volunteer diving coach at the local high schools forthree years.