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Sandburg diving coach Leslie Fasel keeps a watchful eye on Maddie Giglio during the Lockport Sectional on Nov. 16. Two years ago, the two were diving novices and since then, Giglio became a two-time state qualifier in the sport. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor
6:58 pm CST November 23, 2019
When Sandburg sophomore diver Maddie Giglio and diving coach Leslie Fasel had their first practice together, well, let’s just say they were both learning on the job. “[Sandburg swimming coach] Anna [McBride] asked me to coach diving, and I said ‘absolutely not,’ because I’m a gymnast and I was a gymnastics coach all of my career and I didn’t know anything about diving,” Fasel said. “I never dove.”