Appointment of Head Coach for 2016-2017 Season
The Club is excited to announce the appointment of Raine Paul as Head Coach of the Edmonton Water Polo Club, commencing September 2016.
Raine is a Tsunami alumni returning home after 5 years studying and playing NCAA water polo in the USA. She returns home with a Graduate degree in Graphic Design & Digital Media and a Masters degree in Business Administration.
Raine played at California Baptist University and competed in the NCAA Golden Coast Conference.
In 2014 she was Head coach for the U16 Alberta female team and in 2015 Head Coach for the U14 Alberta female team. She has coached players of various skill levels and she has experience and schooling that will assist our Club to develop a strong coaching program, a strong administration and a strong recruitment and retention strategy.
Raine will oversee the coaching program. She will be responsible for coaching and administration.
Our Coaching Team for the 2016-17 Season
Raine will be supported by a skilled and enthusiastic coaching team.
Tarilyn McAuley, who has done a terrific job this season as our assistant High Performance Coach, returns to continue coaching our high performance teams. She will be joined by Aleks Pupovac. Aleks is a former assistant High Performance Coach returning to coach our high performance teams.
For our semi-competitive/recreational athletes (U10-u14) we have the experience and expertize of Ashleigh Peterson assisted by Samantha Finnson, Ethan Glaser and Marko Nikolic and now joined by this season’s top u19 mens players Vukasin Radosavljevic and Jovan Kostadinovic.