Maple, Lederer Join Saint Swimming and Diving Coaching Staff
Aug. 17: Jesse Maple, a member of the University of Minnesota Big 10 Championship team in 2005, and five-time Kenyon College NCAA Division III All America Victoria Lederer have joined the St. Lawrence University swimming and diving programs as assistant coaches.
Maple and Lederer will work with head coach Bob Clemmer with both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams.
Maple, the Saint diving coach, was a first-team high school All America diver in Missouri in 2003 and was the Missouri state champion, He qualified for the USA Diving Junior National Championships in 2002 and 2003 and the Senior Nationals in 2003 and 2004. He began his collegiate career at the University of Alabama and was a 2004 SEC semifinalist in the one meter, three meter and platform. He was also a NCAA zone qualifier and made the Alabama freshman Athletic Honor Roll. He transferred to Minnesota in 2004, earning his degree in journalism and mass communications in 2008.
Maple has been a producer for Art and Commerce Photography Agency since 2009.
Lederer graduated in 2011 from Kenyon College and was a member of the 2008 and 2009 Kenyon national championship swim teams. She earned All America honors in the 1650 freestyle, 400 individual medley and 200 breaststroke. She was a three-year winner of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar-Athlete Award and the 2010-11 team captain. She was the 2011 Stephen E. Bennett Memorial Award at Kenyon, earning her degree in chemistry with a minor in art history.
She is a four-time finisher in the Alcatraz 1.6 Mile Open Water Swim and competed in the 2010 Pittsburgh Triathlon.
A native of North Wildwood, NJ, she was a marketing assistant ad DelMo sports prior to joining the staff at St. Lawrence.