Wil Aybar enters his 16th season in 2018-2019 as the men’s and women’s diving coach at Holy Cross.
Over the last three years, Aybar has coached Casey Sherman to three straight appearances in the NCAA Zone Diving Championship in both the one and three meter dives. Sherman has also set school records in numerous events, including the one meter (six dives) with a score of 290.15, the one meter (11 dives) with a score of 424.28) and the three meter (six dives) with a score of 321.90.
In 2008, Aybar coached Adam DeVito to new school records on the three meter and one meter diving boards. Devito narrowly missed qualifying for the NCAA Zone Diving Championship and took fifth on the three meter board at the Patriot League Championship.
Aybar has had four student-athletes named Patriot League Diver of the Week and multiple divers earn Worcester City Championship Diver of the Meet honors.
A 1999 graduate of Clark University, Aybar was a four-year member of the swimming and diving team. He received the Most Improved Diver award in 1996 and holds the record for the one meterand three meter springboards. He also served as the head diving coach for Clark University and WPI from 2000 to 2003. He has been the head diving coach for the Nashawtuc Country Club team from the summer of 2000 to the present. He is also currently instructing area high school divers at the Central Massachusetts Diving Club.
Aybar is currently a Spanish teacher in the Worcester Public School System at Doherty Memorial High School. He makes his home in Webster with his wife Marisol and their son Wil, Jr.