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Abby Costantino

JUNIOR COACH

Hometown: St.Albert, AB

 

Player Position: Center Forward

 

Canadian Club Team Affiliation:

  • Edmonton Capitals 2013 - 2015
  • Parkland Polo Bears 2015 - 2016
  • Edmonton Tsunami 2016-Present


Player/Coach Career:

  • Alberta Provincial Team Member (2019)
  • Most Dedicated Athlete (2018 - EWPC)
  • Junior Coach of the Year (2019 - EWPC)
  • U19 Women National Championships Bronze Medalist (2018)

Q: How did you first start playing water polo?

A: I first saw it while watching the olympics and thought it looked fun!

 

Q: What is it about water polo that made you fall in love with the sport?

A: I fell in love with the fun and competitive feeling of the game. Everyone is very welcoming and a very close group.

 

Q: What is your favourite water polo memory?

A: My favourite water polo memory would be either competing with Team AB or going to Nationals in Montreal with the U19s.

 

Q: What made you want to be a coach?

A: I really enjoy working with younger kids and jumped at the opportunity when it came up. I also always wanted to be a role model for younger athletes.

 

Q: Who was your most influential coach?

A: Raine Paul, she has helped make me the person and player I am today! She has taught me valuable things such as responsibility, passion, dedication and more. She is very patient, kind and a welcoming person.

 

Q: Who is an athlete you admire?

A: The athletes I admire are the girls on my team. They have all shown and taught me so much in and out of the pool.

 

Q: What is your favourite quote?

A: "You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going” - Morgan Wootten

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