Varsity Swim & Dive

Swim Team

Team Overview

Tampa Prep Swim Dive (TPSD) team is one of the largest sports teams at the school, and one of the few on which boys and girls compete together. The team includes athletes who compete at the national level, and those just interested in trying a new sport. All are made to feel welcome, and equally a part of the team.

The team has a storied history of producing some of the finest athletes at Prep and some of the best swimmers and divers in the state of Florida. Team members have gone on to compete at NCAA colleges and universities, and internationally at the Olympic Games. One is now the Head Diving Coach at the University of Georgia.

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Head Swim Coach

Jason Bowes |

Since 2008 under Bowes’s leadership, TPSD has acquired FHSAA School State Champions, multiple FHSAA State Medalists, 6 Hillsborough County Swimmers of the Year, and more than 20 All-American recognitions. At the club level of swimming (USA Swimming) Bowes developed and cultivated multiple state record-holders including 22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps and more than 75+ state medalists, International record-holders, Olympic Trial qualifiers, All-Americans, Academic All-Americans, and collegiate-level swimmers at top university programs. Bowes has achieved personal recognition as the 2010, 2011, 2012 Hillsborough County Girls Swim Coach of the Year from the Tampa Tribune.

Head Diving Coach

Ryan Braun

Coach Ryan has trained with the Jetstream diving team and alongside two-time Olympian and Tampa Prep’s own Chris Colwill. He has been Assistant Coach at Washington University and Co-Head Coach of the summer Junior Olympic program.

Team Championships

  • 3x Girls Swimming State Finalists 2014 – 2016
  • 4x Girls Swimming Region Championships  2004 – 2012
  • 1x Girls Swimming Region Runner-up 2013
  • 3x Girls Swimming District Championships 1985 – 2009
  • 3x Boys Swimming State Finalists 2013 – 2016
  • 1x Boys Swimming Region Championships 2011
  • 5x Boys Swimming Region Runner-up 2004 – 2014
  • 1x Boys Swimming District Championships 1995

Individual State Championships

  • 3x Boys 1 Meter Diving 1996 – 2001
  • 2x Girls 100 Freestyle 2003 -2004
  • 3x Girls 200 Freestyle 2004 – 2006
  • 2x Girls 500 Freestyle 2005 – 2006
  • 1x Boys 200 Freestyle 2012
  • 1x Boys 100 Backstroke 2013
  • 1x Boys 200 Individual Medley 2013

21 Collegiate Swimmers & Divers
1982 – 2018

  • University of Kentucky
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson University (2)
  • Denison University
  • University of Georgia (2)
  • University of Tennessee
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Maryland
  • Villanova University
  • Siena College



  • Bowdoin College
  • Colby College
  • Allegheny College
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Arizona
  • Assumption College
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Tampa
  • Merchant Marine Academy
  • Carnegie Mellon
  • Catholic or Assumption
  • University of Miami

Olympic Athletes

  • Chris Colwill ‘03
    • 2008 Olympic Games
      • 4th in synchronized 3-meter diving
      • 12th in individual 3-meter
  • 2012 Olympic Games
    • 18th in individual 3-meter


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Varsity Cross Country @ Seffner Christian Invitational


Varsity Volleyball vs. Robinson

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs Plant

Varsity Bowling @ Jesuit (Boys Only)


Cancelled – Varsity Cross Country @ Dunedin Invite

Varsity Cross Country @ Pasco Invite

Varsity Volleyball @ Northside Christian


Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs Plant

Varsity Bowling @ St. Pete Catholic

Varsity Volleyball vs. George Jenkins – POSTPONED

Varsity Girls Golf @ Academy (& vs Berkeley)

Varsity Bowling vs Calvary

Varsity Boys Golf vs Jesuit

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf @ First Tee Tournament – POSTPONED

Varsity Volleyball vs. Osceola – POSTPONED

Varsity Cross Country @ Mitchell Invitational

JV Volleyball – Round Robin

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf @ First Tee Tournament – POSTPONED


JV Volleyball @ Berkeley Prep

Varsity Volleyball @ Berkeley Prep

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs Steinbrenner

JV Volleyball @ Out-of-Door Academy

Varsity Volleyball @ ODA – POSTPONED

Varsity Bowling vs Cambridge

Varsity Girls Golf vs Academy & Plant

Varsity Volleyball @ AHN Tournament

Varsity Swim & Dive – Intrasquad Meet

Varsity Cross Country @ FLRUNNERS.COM Invite

Varsity Volleyball @ AHN Tournament


Varsity Boys/Girls Golf vs. Steinbrenner

Varsity Volleyball vs. Clearwater Central Catholic

Varsity Girls’ Golf @ Berkeley

Varsity Girls Golf @ Vinoy Classic

Varsity Bowling vs Jesuit (Boys’ Only)

JV Volleyball vs. Sickles

Varsity Volleyball vs. Sickles

Varsity Volleyball vs. Out-of-Door Academy

Varsity Volleyball vs. Keswick Christian

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