Paige McMahan joined the CSU-Pueblo Swimming & Diving team as an assistant coach in the summer of 2014.
McMahan’s family moved from Herndon, Va. to Pueblo West, Colo. when she was three years old. She began her competitive swimming career as a member of the Pueblo West Swim Club Stingrays when she was five years old. At age 15, she was awarded the title of South-Eastern Colorado Aquatics League Swimmer of the Year in 2007.
McMahan attended Pueblo West High School and competed in swimming all four years. She qualified for the state meet her junior and senior years. She lettered in academics, swimming, cross country and golf. She has competed in several triathlons and enjoys open water swimming. She has trained in the self-defense discipline Krav Maga and currently participates in cross-fit training.
While in high school, McMahan became the assistant coach of the Stingrays, where she worked with head coach Gwen Steves. She was awarded South-Eastern Colorado Aquatics League Coach of the Year in 2010. Paige coached the Stingrays until leaving for college, returning to help coach during summer breaks.
McMahan attended Colorado State University-Fort Collins where she studied Health and Exercise Science with a concentration in Health Promotion. She joined the women’s club water polo team her freshman year and became captain of the team during her junior year.
Her final semester at CSU was a six-month internship in Islamorada Florida at The Race Club swim camp where she worked under the direction of the camp owner, Olympian Gary Hall, Sr. McMahan learned a number of influential training techniques and drills to improve both swimming speed and efficiency while working with Gary.
O'Quin has over 18 years of diving experience. He was the 2001 and 2002 Colorado Class 4A State
Champion and took second place in 2003. O'Quin was named First Team NISCA All-American and CHSAA Diver of the Year in 2003. He participated in several USA JO Diving meets, qualifying on Platform at the 2002 Junior Olympic National Meet at Stanford University, where he placed top 30 in the nation. He received an athletic scholarship to dive for the University of Hawaii where he placed top 8 on three boards in the National Independent Conference.
O'Quin is currently pursuing his MBA from CSU Pueblo while working for the family business, C&O Window and Door. He enjoys time with family and friends, the mountains, snowboarding, backpacking, climbing and golfing.
O'Quin has a true passion for coaching. He strives not only to provide each individual diver with proper mechanics and the skill set to reach their maximum potential as a diver, but also the work ethic and enthusiasm to help them accomplish as much as possible, both in and out of the pool.