Haley Ishimatsu

Height: 4’ 11”
Birthdate: September 10, 1992
Birthplace: Bellflower, Calif.
Hometown: Seal Beach, Calif.
Current Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.
Education: University of Southern California
Club: Trojan Dive Club
Coach: Hongping Li
National Team: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

 

Biography

Haley is the daughter of Carol and Mark Ishimatsu. She has one sister, Tory, who is a diver at the University of Southern California. Haley was a gymnast before becoming a diver in 2004. She trained with Wenbo Chen at the National Training Center in Indianapolis from 2006 until after the 2008 Olympic Games when she moved back home to train with Hongping Li, her coach before she moved to Indianapolis. She loves to read, she listens to alternative, punk and emo music, and she enjoys collecting rocks from all the places she’s been. She also collects pins and key chains. Haley’s favorite TV shows are HeroesLaw & Order: Criminal Intent andMythBusters.

 

Results

Additional Accomplishments

National

  • 2005 Speedo Junior National Championships: bronze medalist on 1-meter, platform
  • 2006 Speedo U.S. Open: silver medalist on 10-meter
  • 2006 Kaiser Permanente National Championships: silver medalist on 10-meter
  • 2007 Speedo USA Diving Spring National Championships: gold medalist on 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter
  • 2007 Kaiser Permanente National Diving Championships: bronze medalist on 10-meter
  • 2008 Speedo USA Diving Spring National Championships: silver medalist on 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter
  • 2010 USA Diving Winter National Championships: gold medalist on 10-meter
  • 2012 USA Diving Winter National Championships: gold medalist on 10-meter

International

  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Team member (10-meter, synchronized 10-meter)
  • In 2006, she made her international debut at age 13 and represented the U.S. in five Grand Prix events as well as the FINA Diving World Cup
  • In 2006, she made the finals in two Grand Prix events and placed 14th on 10-meter at the World Cup
  • 2007 World Championships: 5th on synchronized 10-meter, 29th on 10-meter
  • 2007 Canada Cup: bronze medalist on synchronized 10-meter
  • 2007 Comunidad de Madrid: silver medalist on synchronized 10-meter
  • 2007 Italian Grand Prix: bronze medalist on synchronized 10-meter
  • 2007 Pan American Games: silver medalist on 10-meter, bronze medalist on synchronized 10-meter
  • 2008 FINA Diving World Cup: 8th on 10-meter; 8th on synchronized 10-meter
  • 2009 FINA World Championships: silver medalist on synchronized 10-meter
  • Presidential athletic award recipient in 2001 and 2002