Lindsay Iordache, a seven-time All-America diver at Indiana, who has coached numerous national champions with the Marlins Diving Club, has been named Yale’s diving coach.
“We are so happy to have Lindsay join the Yale swimming & diving program. She brings with her a tremendous amount of national level diving experience as both a coach and as an athlete,” said Jim Henry, the Robert J.H. Kiphuth Head Coach of the Bulldogs. “Her incredible work ethic and ability to connect with her student-athletes will be a huge addition to our team.”
For the last nine years, Iordache has served as Co-Head Diving Coach of the Marlin Diving Club at the YMCA of Greenwich, Conn., where she mentored several national champions and finalists, a Junior World Championship qualifier, Pan Am gold and silver medalists and an Olympic Trials competitor.
Iordache also served as the diving coach at Greenwich Academy, where she has guided two divers to New England Championships. In addition, she was the diving coach at Saint Francis College for two seasons and an intern/student coach at Indiana.
As an undergraduate at IU, Iordache was the 2007 NCAA platform runner up after finishing third in 2006 and fourth in 2004. She served as the team co-captain as a senior, helping to lead the Hoosiers to the Big Ten championship.
She also was a USA National Team member in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008. and Olympic Trials finalist in 2004 & 2008.
Iordache is a 2007 Indiana graduate with a B.A. in Art History. She earned Alpha Beta academic honors and was named Academic All-Big Ten. She later earned a Masters of Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in 2010.