Emily Richmond is entering her second full season as the men's and women's diving coach of the Georgetown swimming and diving program. Richmond was hired as an interim coach in January 2009 and completed her first full season in 2010. During the 2009-2010 campaign, Richmond coached Caitlin Karniski to a school record in the 1-meter 6 dives, and Rebecca Jenkinson to a school record in the 3-meter 6 dives. In addition, for the first time in school history, Richmond led two divers, Jenkinson and Angela Pontes, to the NCAA Zone Championships. Under the direction of Richmond, Karniski also finished top-16 at the BIG EAST Conference Championships for the second year in a row, with a 15th place finish on the 1-meter.
Richmond previously worked with the Atlanta Athletic Club where she was the head diving coach for two years. While there, she organized and managed the competitive diving team and worked with divers ages 6-18. She also has experience in the high school level after working as the Head Diving Coach at Clayton High School in St. Louis, Missouri. She coached both men's and women's diving and had two top-eight finishers at the state meet in 2006. She also helped develop extensive dry land and weight training programs. Richmond coached for her home diving club, the Clayton Diving Alliance for three years and worked with a variety of experience levels in the Junior Olympic Program, from beginner through national qualifiers. As a junior diver with CDA, she was coached by Ron Hobbs.
Richmond is a former gymnast and NCAA Division III diver. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2006 with a B.A. in anthropology and from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. with an M.P.H. in health policy. In addition to coaching at Georgetown, Emily also works for a non-profit organization that contracts with the federal government, doing public health and health policy research.