Coaches

  • With a top-notch coaching staff and state-of- the-art practice facilities, Del Mar Water Polo Club is the preeminent competitive youth water polo club in the San Diego area. Since its founding, the club has been rankedamong the nation’s best 16U and 18U programs annually. It has expanded its focus over time to includedevelopment of players in the younger age groups, successfully competing in the national Junior Olympics tournament at every age level, 10U through 18U. In addition to competing in the national Junior Olympics, our players have competed at the Youth National team level, and have gone on to play at the collegiate level.
  • Coaching is geared toward the capabilities and characteristics of each age group, with the ultimate goal being to develop players’ technical skills, while instilling in them the desire to achieve success through good sportsmanship, teamwork and commitment to pursuing their personal best. The coaches at each age level are dedicated professionals certified by USA Water Polo and have played at the highest levels of the sport. The team practices at Cathedral Catholic High School in Carmel Valley, enjoying exclusive use of the 50-meter pool and access to the weight-room facilities. Del Norte High School is the clubs secondary pool.  The club may also use Pardee Aquatic Center at the Boys and Girls Club of San Dieguito in Solana Beach.