Dave Merryman

Goalie Coach
merryman@foothillwaterpolo.com

2005-Present Los Osos High School
Head Coach of Boys and Girls Water Polo
  ∙Compiled a combined record of 486-172-1 (205-5 league and 49-15 playoff)
  ∙21 Consecutive Baseline League Championships
  ∙6 CIF-SS Championships (Boys 2008, 2012, 2013, Girls 2009, 2013, 2014)
  ∙2014 Girls CIF-SS Division 3 Coach of the Year
  ∙2013 Boys Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Coach of the Year
  ∙2013 Girls Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Coach of the Year
  ∙2013 Girls CIF-SS Division 3 Coach of the Year
  ∙2012 Boys Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Coach of the Year
  ∙2012 Boys CIF-SS Division 4 Coach of the Year
  ∙2008 Boys CIF-SS Division V Coach of the Year
  ∙2008 Press-Enterprise Inland Empire Coach of the Year
  ∙Produced 50 All-CIF Selections and 22 All-America Selections
  ∙25 former athletes moved on to NCAA teams with 10 on scholarship (13 currently playing)

2011-2015 Present USA Water Polo
Men’s Youth National Team Manager
Head Coach of Olympic Development Program Coastal California Zone 8th Grade & Under Boys

  ∙2013 Pacific Coast Regional Championships Top Coach Award

2001-2004 Riverside Community College
Assistant Head Coach of Men’s Water Polo
  ∙Four consecutive top 5 finishes in State
  ∙State Championship appearances in 2001, 2003 (2nd and 3rd place finishes respectively)
  ∙Produced 10 All-America Selections

2003-2007 Riverside Water Polo Club
Age Group Director/Coach/Tournament Director
  ∙Coached at every age level over 5 years
  ∙Led 14U Boys to top 10 finishes in both National Tournaments in 2005
    ∙8th place at National Junior Olympics
    ∙9th place at National Age Group Championships
  ∙Took over as Age Group Director in Fall 2005
    ∙Qualified and had top 16 National finishes (NJO) with all teams in 2006
  ∙Produced 11 All-America Selections and 5 National Team Members