email: headcoach@vancouverwaterpolo.com  

Christina Kouvousis








17U/19U and Vipers Plus
email: vipersyouth.coaches@gmail.com 

Megan Seidel

Connor Hughes

15U Team
email: vipersU14.coaches@gmail.com 

Edward Hoptioncann
Edward has played water polo since age 9. He trained competitively with the Spartans (LMWPL Advanced Program) travelling to compete in the National Competitive League (NCL). He is the founder of Team Vancouver for the High School Water Polo Tournament; the team won Gold in both 2017 and 2018. In addition, he is a competitively trained swimmer gaining BCSSA Provincial medals in both individual and relay events.

Thomas Neal 
Thomas is a former Vipers’ player. He He has been working with athletes who are interested in becoming goalies for the past season.






12U Team
email: vipersU12.coaches@gmail.com 

Erik Makinen
Erik plays for the 17U team; he has been playing water polo with Vipers for 6 years – he also coaches and referees. He started as a volunteer coach 4 years ago and has coached players in the Splashball and 10U programs. He completed the Vipers’ Junior Coach Development Program and the NCCP Community Sport certification. This past season he has been working with our 12U team as a coach.


Nathaniel Leung 
Nathaniel plays on our 19U team. He has been coaching our 12U team for the past two seasons.





Brandon Graff

Mattias Henry

10U Team and Splashball
email: vipersU10.coaches@gmail.com 
email: viperssplashball.coaches@gmail.com 

Isabelle Bennett
Isabelle oversees the 10U team and the Splashball program. She played Vipers for 5 years and has been coaching Vipers’ younger players for the past 4 years. Isabelle loves working with our younger athletes to ensure they feel comfortable in the water, improve their water polo skills, and have a ton of fun at practice playing games! 



Kate Lewis 
Kate plays on our 17U team. She has been coaching our 10U team and Splashball program for the past season.

Noémie Duchemin-Stevens
Noemie plays on our 19U team. She has been coaching our U10 team for the past season.

Our volunteer Junior Coaches are drawn from the 15U team and are mentored by more experienced coaches with an eye to further developing their skills and knowledge. Their focus is providing assistance to the coaches for the 12U and 10U teams and Splashball program.  Part of their training is completing the Vipers’ Junior Coach Development Program.