Coach Smith brings with her over 19 years of diving experience and has coached for the past 13 years. As a former diver at the University of Pittsburgh, she was an NCAA Division I All American. She was the Head Diving Coach for the University at Buffalo from 1999 through 2004 and was named the MAC Conference Coach of the Year in 2002. Kara was the head coach of Wings Diving from 1998 through 2004. While coaching Wings and UB, she has had 16 JO National qualifiers, 4 JO National finalists, 1 National Champion, and 3 MAC Conference finalists. Kara has her B.S. in Health and Physical Education and her Master’s degree in teaching. Kara is the Aquatics/Fitness Director for Travis Pointe Country Club.