Shayna Berndt began diving at age 12 here in Jacksonville. She dove for Fletcher High School and lettered all four years. She joined Atlantic coach diving at age 14 when Coach Courtney moved back to Jacksonville and officially opened her own diving program. Throughout her high school diving career she qualified for 2 FHSAA state champions. She then continued her academic & athletic career at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton with Brian Gillooly. She graduated from FAU with her bachelors degree in sociology in the fall of 2017. She now coaches for Atlantic Coast Diving and is pursuing an Advanced Technical Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Florida State College of Jacksonville. Her goals for the team include sharing her love for the sport with every kid as well as encouraging kids to be brave & help them be the best they can be.