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Morganne Kratzenberg

PROVINCIAL COACH

Hometown: Edmonton, AB

 

Player Position: Center Defender & Attacker

 

Canadian Club Team Affiliation:

  • Edmonton Tsunami 2008 - 2010 & 2018 - Present
  • Edmonton Capitals 2010 - 2012 


Player/Coach Career:

  • Canadian Youth National Team (2011)
  • Pan American Games Youth Women Gold Medalist (2011)
  • Canadian Junior National Team (2012)

Q: How did you first start playing water polo?

A: I saw a relative's nephew playing and wanted to try!

 

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

A: Having supportive teammates around me and coaches that always pushed me to be my best.

 

Q: What is your favourite water polo memory?

A: Winning gold at the Youth Pan American Games in Puerto Rico!

 

Q: What made you want to be a coach?

A: Water polo was such a support system for me growing up and my team was my second family. I wanted to give back to the community and create a safe and fun environment for kids to learn and grow.

 

Q: Who was your most influential coach?

A: Darko, he pushed me to be the best I could and taught me the skills I needed to become a successful athlete.

 

Q: Who is an athlete you admire?

A: Kindred Paul. She is not only an amazing athlete but a role model for women and athletes. She is the hardest worker I know and I am proud to call her my friend.

 

Q: What is your favourite quote?

A: "Be the best version of yourself: For yourself, your teammates, and everyone you're representing." - Kate Richardson Walsh

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