Welcome to the home of the Bayside Marlins Water Polo Team! This is your resource for meet schedules, results and coach information. Have a great season!
Meet Your Coaches:
Jeremy has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Christopher Newport University and a Master of Arts degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeremy has been in and around pools and competitive swimming for most of his life. He swam competitively in middle and high school. He continues to swim recreationally and for personal fitness. Jeremy has worked for Parks & Recreation since 2006 in a part-time capacity and transitioned to a full-time position in 2009. This is his fourth season supervising water polo. In addition to swimming, Jeremy has a passion for listening to, playing and recording music of all types. He also enjoys reading, television, movies and spending time with his wife and two children. His advice for polo players is “Practice like you play. If you work hard at practice, you will play better and be less tired during matches.”
Kent attended Penn State University where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Kent swam competitively throughout high school and college. He was introduced to the sport of water polo in college and played for four years. Kent has been coaching water polo for Parks and Recreation since the inception of our polo league (over five years). His hobbies include swimming, sailing and watching soccer. His advice to swimmers is to “Have fun and work hard!”
Kaitlyn has worked for the City since 2008. She has a wealth of experience in lifeguarding, teaching swimming lessons and coaching in both aquatic and non-aquatic environments. Kaitlyn graduated from Old Dominion University in December where she earned her degree in Exercise Science. This is Kaitlyn’s first year coaching water polo. Her hobbies include swimming, tennis, and traveling. Her advice for Marlin polo players is “Attendance is very important in order to improve. Have fun, but work hard while you do it and always show integrity and sportsmanship.”