Dive Team Coaches
Steve Voellmecke was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH and has been involved with the sport of diving for nearly 35 years – first as a diver, now as a coach, judge and volunteer. Steve graduated from Moeller High School in 1984 and went on to earn his degree in Business Management from Xavier University in 1988. He was a member of the XU Swimming and Diving Team all four years and was team captain his senior year.
Steve is a Life Member of USA Diving; a Trustee of the United States Diving Foundation;Treasurer of The United States Professional Diving Coaches Association and is on the Executive Board for the ambitious Aquatic Training Center project here in Cincinnati. Steve was USA Team Leader for the 2000 FINA World Cup in Sydney, Australia and the 1996 Can-Am-Mex J.O. International Meet in Winnipeg, Canada. He was chosen “first alternate” to be the USA Diving Team Leader for the 2000 Olympic Games. Steve also was CO-Meet Director for the memorable and highly successful 1996 U.S. National Diving Championships held at Miami University in Oxford, OH.
In 1998, Steve was presented with the prestigious “WHOSAM” Award given annually to the Diving Coach who “demonstrates commitment to excellence and dedication to the highest physical, mental and spiritual ideals.” This award is presented by Dr. Sammy Lee M.D. – 1948 and 1952 Olympic Gold Medalist — and the person responsible for introducing “The Sammy” Sport Towel to the diving world!
Steve is also a highly respected diving judge. He is F.I.N.A. (international) certified; was the only judge selected to judge both the 2008 AND 2012 United States Olympic Diving Trials; has judged the NCAA Championships (2007 – 2014); several international diving competitions around the world as well as many Collegiate Championships including the Big 10, SEC and PAC-12 Conferences. In addition, Steve has served as referee and judge at countless Summer League Diving Meets all across the Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky area over the past 30 years.
Although Steve has coached divers at the State, National and International Levels, his first love is teaching diving at the Grassroots Level. He has coached the summer diving team at The
Indian Hill Club since 1985 (30 years and counting!) and helped to design the diving well at the Club’s spectacular new pool built in 2008.
Steve’s “real job” is Owner and President of Springboards and More (A Division of DIVE Cincinnati, Inc.) – the perennial largest Dealer of Duraflex Diving Equipment in the United States and the Preferred Equipment Supplier to USA Diving.
Steve lives in Loveland, OH with his twins Aidan and Simone – his very active and involved twins who were born on Valentine’s Day 2001. The other member of the Voellmecke Family is “Pennie Lane” – a Yellow Labrador Retriever who will do just about anything for a Frozen Peanut Butter-filled Kong!
Wahoos Dive Team
The Indian Hill Club “Wahoo” Dive Team strives to provide all team members, regardless of ability or previous experience, the opportunity to develop diving skills and a strong sense of personal achievement. This year however we may not be able to accommodate some of our younger and inexperienced divers because of the restrictions and limitations on spotting. If you believe your child will be in this group please contact Steve or Shellie prior to registering your child.
Summer diving provides a unique opportunity for children to participate as team members and contribute to the team’s overall success. Divers will not only learn new dives and skills but more importantly, they will learn good sportsmanship, make new friends, and most of all — HAVE FUN!
Dive Practices are:
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9a – 11a
- Wednesday from 6p – 8p
- Fridays from 10a – 12p
For more information contact Shelli Leder at IHCDive@gmail.com or (513) 520-8071.
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Driving Directions to Away Meets
Directions From Indian Hill Club to Seven Hills League Swim Clubs
Miami Hills Swim Club (Milford)
- Go east on Shawnee Run Road.
- At the bottom of the hill, go through the tunnel and turn right on Bypass 50/SR126.
- Turn left at the light onto US 50 East. Follow US 50 through Milford.
- Pass the Milford Shopping Center and turn left onto SR 131. Go about 2 miles.
- Turn left onto Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Road. Go about 1 mile.
- Turn left onto Rainbow Trail.
- The club is located approximately 0.2 miles on the left.
Forest Hills Swim Club (Anderson TWP)
- Go south on Miami and left on Muchmore. Turn right on Walton Creek.
- Go to Wooster Pike and turn left. Turn right at the Newtown Bridge.
- Take Newtown Road / Church Street south. Turn left onto East SR 32.
- As SR 32 divides, turn right onto Eight Mile Road.
- Two plus blocks past Clough Pike turn left into Summit Swim Club.
Turpin Hills Swim Club (Anderson TWP)
- Go south on Miami and left on Muchmore. Turn right on Walton Creek.
- Go to Wooster Pike and turn left. Turn right at the Newtown Bridge.
- Take Newton Road / Church Street south through Newtown.
- Newtown Road ends at Clough Pike; turn right.
- The club is approximately 2 miles on the left.
NOTE: DO NOT take 32 west from Newtown. One cannot turn from 32 west onto Clough Pike east.
Normandy Swim Club
- Go north on Loveland Madeira Road.
- Proceed north until you see Lebanon Road.
- Turn left at Lebanon Road (right after 84 lumber). Follow this until you see Union Cemetary Road (after Rozzi’s Fireworks).
- Turn left onto Union Cemetary Road. Follow this and shortly you will see a bend in the road. The entrance to Normandy Swim Club is in the bend in the road.
- From IH Club: turn right out of drive, onto Shawnee Run Rd. follow this to end.
- Turn right onto rt 126, follow this to end.
- Turn right onto rt 50 (Wooster Pk).
- Turn left onto ELM Road, go under the tunnel, entrance for Drackett field and TP Swim Club is on the right.
Pool and Playground Rules
All pools have health and safety rules that we ask everyone to understand and follow. The lifeguards are responsible for enforcing these rules in order to PREVENT accidents from occurring. We realize that during low attendance, some of the rules may not seem appropriate. However, in order to maintain consistency between the staff and pool users at our pool, the lifeguards are instructed to enforce the rules at all times.
In addition to the standard rules for all seasons listed at the bottom, the following rules are specific to 2021 where we are balancing addressing COVID-19 safety recommendations with maximum enjoyment at the club for the membership.
The IHC Management and Board reserve the right to update such protocols as needed throughout the summer to maintain compliance or remove restrictions.
Based on updated guidance from Governor DeWine, vaccinated individuals will not be required to wear a mask at the pool. However, masking for unvaccinated members 10 years of age and older, and social distancing are still required for unvaccinated members. Pods will still be set up with 6′ spacing to allow families to be socially distant. With the anticipated lifting of additional regulations on 6/2, the Board will be announcing updated protocols, after the holiday weekend. A reminder to please be considerate and cognizant of the needs of members around you. Individual families should follow safe practices that they deem correct for their family.
Please Read the Basic Rules Listed Here For Your Safety
This list is not all inclusive or legally complete and no liability is assumed for completeness. The lifeguards have the authority to enforce new rules as needed. The lifeguards have the authority to impose more stringent rules for the safety and enjoyment of pool users.
- No running.
- Starting blocks are for swim team only.
- Lap Pool is for swimming laps only.
- Excessive splashing, shoving, chicken fights, and dunking are prohibited.
- Food is not allowed on the pool deck. Please use designated areas.
- For safety reasons, large rafts, oversized tubes and high powered water guns are permitted by pool manager at IHC sponsored events only.
- No glass containers of any type are allowed in the pool area.
- No Flotation devices allowed in the deep end.
- Persons with open cuts, sores, bandages, colds, coughs or infected eyes are not permitted in the pool.
- The pool may be closed for maintenance purposes, health conditions, weather or any other reason deemed sufficient by the pool manager.
- Upon seeing lightning or hearing thunder, the lifeguards will clear the pool. As mandated by the American Red Cross, the pool must remain cleared 30 minutes from the last clap of thunder OR 30 minutes from the last bolt of lightning, whichever is longer. In the event of a storm, the pool will be closed and the premises cleared. The pool will reopen if the weather clears in time.
- Flotation devices MUST be American Red Cross or Coast Guard approved – no water wings permitted.
Diving Area Rules
- Only one person on the diving board at a time.
- Only one bounce before jumping off the diving board.
- Running is not allowed on the diving board.
- Diving Board line forms on the stairs, NOT on the diving platform.
- Make sure the diving pool area is clear before you dive.
- Forward dives only unless during dive practice.
- Once you have completed your dive, immediately swim to the nearest ladder.
- Please do not sit on the railings.
- Do not adjust the fulcrum. It can only be adjusted during dive team practice.
Baby Pool Rules
- The “kiddie pool” is for babies and children under the age of 6 with direct adult supervision by parents or baby-sitters. No Lifeguard on duty. Children in the baby pool area must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver at all times.
- Absolutely no diving, jumping, or running into or around the baby pool.
- All non potty-trained children must wear certified swim diapers or disposable Little Swimmies in the pool.
- Do NOT change diapers on the chairs or pool deck, please use the changing table in the restrooms.
- The playground is for children 12 and under.
- Adults or caregivers are responsible for their children.
- Wait for the person in front of you to move out of the way at the bottom of the slide.
- Do not walk up the slide.
- Do not push, kick or pull another child.
Guest Policy 2022
All guests must be accompanied by a member. No person may be a guest at the IHC more than 3 times in any calendar month, regardless of how many members extend an invitation. No guests are permitted on Memorial Day (May 30th) and July 4th. Grandchildren of members are welcome at the IHC at any time of the day, at no charge, and are not subject to the visit limitation noted above. They may visit as often as the member wishes to bring them. All guests will be required to register at the front desk. The guest fee is $10 per person per visit. There is no charge for children under two years.
Booking a Party at the IHC
Parties or get togethers consisting of more than 10 non-member guests must make prior arrangements with management at least 2 weeks in advance. Parties may not be booked on a holiday weekend. A ratio of 5 to 1, child to adult, is required for all parties. To ensure proper lifeguard coverage, parties expecting more than 40 non-member guests will be charged an additional guard fee of $20/hour. Any parties expecting more than 50 non-member guests will require prior approval from the Board. For parties of this size a minimum of 4 weeks advanced notice is required. On the day of the party, the front desk will record your party guests. Standard guest fees for non-members apply during parties. After the party, you will receive a copy of your registered guests and the system will invoice you for the guest fees. You only pay for people who actually show up.
To book a party, please email the IHC manager at firstname.lastname@example.org, with your requested date, time frame and number of people (member and non-member) expected to attend.
A guest to an inter-club meet or match is an individual whose sole purpose in visiting the Club is to participate in or observe a swim team or diving team meet or a tennis match. This guest does not need to be sponsored by a member and will be admitted free. (An observer to an inter-club tournament will be charged an admission fee per League regulation.) Such a guest shall be expected to depart Club property immediately upon the conclusion of the meet or match.
House Guest Pass
A person residing with a member, but not otherwise eligible to use the facility under the Club’s rules (a “houseguest”) may visit the Club under the daily rates listed above. In the alternative, a member may purchase a Seasonal Guest Pass for the houseguest for $150 + tax. The Seasonal Guest Pass is good for the entire season. The Seasonal Guest Pass entitles the houseguest access to the Club facilities with or without the member present on the facility, so long as the age requirements outlined above are satisfied. The Seasonal Guest pass does not entitle the houseguest to any team membership. Charge privileges are only available to a houseguest with a completed permission form from the host member.
Transferable Caregiver Pass
A caregiver of minor children may visit the Club under the daily rates listed above. In the alternative, a member may purchase a Transferable Caregiver Pass for $100 + tax. The Transferable Caregiver Pass is good for the entire season. A Transferable Caregiver Pass entitles any caregiver of a member’s minor children to use the Club facilities during such times that the caregiver is responsible for the children and a parent is not present. A caregiver may not use the Club’s facilities during such times that the caregiver is not acting in the capacity of a caregiver.
2021 Season – Board of Directors and Chairs
|Geoff Grant, BOD||President||President@ihclub.com|
|Susan Tracy, BOD||Communications Chair||Communications@ihclub.com|
|Rachel Cass, BOD||Tennis Chair||Tennis@ihclub.com|
|Molly Franz, BOD||Swim Chair||Swim@ihclub.com|
|Jonathan Behrens, BOD||Member at Large|
|Stephanie Hogue, BOD||Member at Large|
|Sue Francisco, BOD||Membership Chair||Membership@ihclub.com|
|Shellie Leder||Dive Chair||Dive@ihclub.com|
|Steve Sacks||Facilities Chair||Facilities@ihclub.com|
|Sabrina Manning||Club Manager||Manager@ihclub.com|
|Tricia Gottlieb||Social Chair||Social@ihclub.com|
AMENDED AND RESTATED CODE OF REGULATIONS
INDIAN HILL CLUB, INC.
Swim Lessons – Group and individual swim lessons will be offered this summer. Our group instructor is Angie Zlatic, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and IH Club guards as needed. There will be 3 sessions with 4 levels per session. Each lesson will be 30 minutes.
- Session 1: 5/31 – 6/3 and 6/6 – 6/9
- Session 2: 6/13 – 6/16 and 6/20 – 6/23
- Session 3: 6/27 – 6/30 and 7/5 – 7/8
|IHC Swim Lesson Schedule|
|Level||Beginner 1||Beginner 2||Level 3||Level 4/5|
|Time||9:30 am – 10:00 am||10:00 am – 10:30 am||10:30 am – 11:00 am||11:00 am – 11:30 am|
Classes will be limited to 5 kids and cost $40/session (8 classes), no pro-rating for days or weeks missed. Register by emailing Angie at email@example.com with the following information:
- Child name
- Parent Name
- Child age
- Level requested
- Session requested
First come first served. Child must be 3 years old by the first day of class – no exceptions. Private lessons can be arranged through the front desk.
- Beginner Level 1: Introduction to water skills. Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it.
- Beginner Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic skills. Children will learn basic swimming skills. Must be able to put their face in the water and swim basic front stroke or dog paddle at least 5 strokes with feet off the bottom of the pool.
- Level 3 Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Must be able able to swim front stroke, float on back, and do a 1/2 lap of backstroke.
- Level 4/5 Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills.
To check availability and register your child for swim lessons, contact Angie Zlatic at firstname.lastname@example.org or (513) 482-9388 or check in with Angie at the pool weekday mornings.
Private swim lessons are available are for kids and adults of all ages. For more information contact Angie Zlatic (513) 482-9388, Karol Warden (513) 478-0244 or Sabrina Manning (email@example.com). Private lessons are $30/30 minute lesson, 1:1. Payment can be by cash, check of Venmo directly to the instructor at time of service.