Jim Brainerd enters his 12th season as the men’s and women’s diving coach at Babson College in 2016.
A 1979 graduate of Trinity College, Brainerd was a four-year member of the Bantams’ swimming & diving team and has over three decades of coaching experience at the college and high school levels. In addition to his work with the Beavers, he served as the women’s diving coach at Regis College from 1981-87 and was the men’s and women’s diving coach at Brandeis University from 1990-2010.
Brainerd, who has worked with Boston Area Diving since 2000, also served as the diving coach for Team Ireland in 1999 when they sent their first diver to an international competition in more than four decades.
A 1982 graduate of the New England Law School, Brainerd serves as a self-employed attorney and real estate broker.