Coach Mike is from Seattle Washington and started playing water polo at age 12. As a player he was a four year high school letter winner and won the Washington High School Water Polo Championship his Sophomore and Senior years with first team honors. After high school he went on to play college water polo at Whittier College. He began his coaching career when he was 17 coaching summer league. He has since coached at the high school, and youth levels. Winning a high school state championship as well as a number of top 25 overall finishes at Junior Olympics.
Coach Paige is from Phoenix, Arizona and started playing water polo at age 14. As a player, she started her high school water polo team at Desert Vista High school in Phoenix, was selected to the cadet and junior national teams(2006, 2008, 2009), captained her zones and high school teams (2007-2010) and was selected to the Arizona High School All-League Team (2007-2010) before becoming the first female from Arizona to play Division I water polo for Arizona State University. Since 2010 she has held coaching positions for both men and women at the youth, high school and collegiate level and is excited to help grow the sport in her home state.
Coach Victor is from San Jose, California and started playing water polo at the age of 14. As a player at Evergreen Valley High School, Victor was named Senior of the Year in the Blossom Valley Athletic League. After high school, Victor went on to play collegiate water polo at Penn State Behrend. Since playing in college, Victor has been on the coaching staff for multiple college teams and is currently the head coach of the Men’s Collegiate Club Water Polo Team at the University of Arizona. During his tenure, Victor has led the Arizona men to the National Collegiate Club Championships where the team finished 11th and was ranked 15th in the nation.
Coach Nikolas is from Raymore, MO, a suburb of Kansas City. He started playing water polo as a freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While in graduate school at North Carolina State University, Nikolas held the starting goalie position all five years and was named to the All-conference team in 2017. From 2017-2019 his free time was dedicated to helping start and coach youth water polo in the state of North Carolina. Nikolas has experience coaching youth (U10-U14) and high school (U16-U18) Boys and Girls.
Coach Hannah is from Clovis, California and started playing water polo in Junior High. Hannah attended Clovis High School where she lettered all four years making NISCA All-America second team as a junior and senior. During her time in high school, she was also active in the Olympic development program making the regional team each year. Hannah then went on to play four years(2014-2017) of Division I water polo for UC Davis where she lead the team in minutes played her junior year and was elected a captain her senior year. Hannah is currently the assistant coach for the University of Arizona women’s club team and is excited to help grow water polo in Arizona.
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