HEAD COACH:
email: headcoach@vancouverwaterpolo.com  

Christina Kouvousis

 

 

 

 

 

COACHES:

Isabelle Bennett
Isabelle oversees the 9U team and Splashball program. She played Vipers for 5 years and has been coaching Vipers’ younger players for the past 5 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! 

 

 

Mattias Henry

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.

 

Connor Hughes

Sam Lee

Nathaniel Leung 
Nathaniel played for Vipers from age 7 – 19. He has been coaching our 13U team for the past two seasons.

 

 

Erik Makinen
Erik plays for the 19U 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 13U team as a coach.

 

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.

 

 

 

JUNIOR COACHES:
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 11U and 9U teams and the Splashball program.  Part of their training is completing the Vipers’ Junior Coach Development Program.