Chunting (Cara) Wu joined the Kentucky coaching staff in 2022 as a graduate assistant diving coach.
She enters her second season with the program in 2023-24. Wu dove for 18 years before retiring in 2021. She won numerous gold medals during her diving career including at events such as the World Junior Diving Championships, FINA Diving Grand Prix, Asian Diving Cup, FISU World University Games and the Chinese National Championship. Wu was a member of the Guangdong Diving Team & Chinese National Team. Her club diving team has produced several Olympic Champions including: Hongchan Quan, Siyi Xie and Aisen Chen. Wu is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Social Work. She graduated from Guangzhou Sport University in July of 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Training.