Mike Richmond

Varsity Head Coach

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Jeff Smith

Head Dive Coach

Education/Professional Experience:
B.S. Behavioral Sciences (emphasis in Psychology, Minor in Marketing), Metropolitan State University of Denver
I have started over 10 private companies, and I hold 3 patents and 2 trademarks.

Coaching Experience:
Head Coach USA Diving, AAU Diving
Over 35 years as a coach, starting my 12th season at Arapahoe.
Notable: Coached 3 All-Americans, best boys diving team (2015), had an athlete qualify for the International Team, USA Diving, and multiple Junior and Senior Level Champions.
Coaching Awards
Coach of the Year 2017-18 Girls Season

*Hobbies: *
Volleyball, skiing, biking, hiking

Fun Fact:
While at Metropolitan State University I was National Champion in Men’s 3 meter, and runner up in the 1 meter (first National Champion for the university in any sport).

Favorite Quote:
“You only compete against yourself. Be the best YOU can be.”

Randy Hyre

Junior Varsity Head Coach

B.S Business Administration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Coaching Experience:
Coached at Mariner Swim Club in Baltimore, MD.
Head Coach of Jakarta International School Club Team (Aquadragons)
Head Coach Varsity Swim Team Jakarta International School
Head Coach Indonesian National Team (18 months)
Assistant Coach Singapore National Team (3 months)
Head Coach Australian International School in Jakarta
Program Director of a SwimAmerica learn to swim program in Jakarta (at its peak I had
over 30 coaches and 600 kids in 5 different locations!)
— I have spent time teaching and coaching at all levels and find satisfaction working with
kids/students of all levels.

I still swim occasionally and enjoy cycling.

Fun Fact:
Both of my kids, Asher (9th grade at AHS) and Lena (8th grade at Powell), were born in
Australia…unfortunately they do not speak Aussie :)