In January/February 2010 around 1000 local children took part in the ASA England Talent Programme Primary School Talent Search. After various trials and tests, around 20 children were selected to make up the Corby Diving Talent Squad.
Corby Steel Diving Club was officially formed in October 2010 to enable those children to become competitive divers.
The club name was decided on to reflect the heritage of Corby. The club logo was designed to show someone diving into a representation of the ‘Spirit of Corby’, the famous, steel corkscrew, town centre sculpture from the 1960’s.
CSDC’s first competition was the 2011 England Talent Identification Games in Southend.
Ricardo joined us, from Dublin, in March 2011.
The first competitive medals for the club were won in April 2012 at The GBDF Spring Masters in Manchester. Tark Millican won Gold on 5m platform and Bronze on 1m springboard and Matt Hassell won Silver on 1m springboard.
The first ASA medals were won in May 2012 at the Harrogate Hydro Novices. Jessica Hill won bronze in the girls 10/11yrs and Cory McLean won silver in the boys 12/13yrs.
The first National medal was won at the 2015 ASA National Skills Finals in Manchester. Warren Hackley won silver in the boys 14+ group.
The first Age Group medal was won in March 2018 at G-Star Diving Championships in the city of Leeds. Amy Ellwein won bronze in the girls 9/11yrs group in the 3m springboard event.