Bainbridge Island Water Polo Club

Coaches

Kristin Gellert

Position

Head Coach

Responsibilities

  • BHS Boys Varsity Coach, BHS Girls Varsity Coach, Summer and Winter Club Coach

Education

  • University of Hawaii, NASM & Ortho-Kinetics Personal Trainer

Player History:

  • BHS alum, state champion, and state defensive MVP.
  • Div 1 at University of Hawaii @ Manoa, 4th in NCAA's
  • Internationally in Dublin Ireland

Coaching History:

  • Coaching water polo since 2005 for Bainbridge, Puget Sound Polo, and Irish Youth

Coaching Philisophy:

  • Hard work, dedication, goal setting, fundamentals, and team unity

Contact:

Cooper Rooks

Position

  • BHS Junior Varisity Coach
  • BHS Varsity Assistant coach

Responsibilities

  • Junior Varsity/ Varsity Assistant for boys and girls

Education

  • Bainbridge High School 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts: 2yr University of Washington, 2yr Evergreen State College

Player History:

  • BISC Swimmer 1989-1999
  • Bainbridge High School Swimming:4 year letter
  • Bainbridge High Schoo Water Polo: 4 year letter
  • Evergreen Crew
  • UW Crew

Coaching History:

  • 2000-01 Freshmen Water Polo, Bainbridge.
  • 05-06 Evergreen Mens Crew.
  • 06-07 Bainbridge HS and Women's Masters Crew

Coaching Philisophy:

  • Coaching philosophy is based on fundamentals, with an emphasis on fun, focus and goals.
  • Defense, Teamwork, and Character is the foundation from which we build our goals. With these core values in mind we reach for balanced success in the pool and in our lives on dry land.

Contact:

Mei-lin Defawe

Position

Assistant Coach

Responsibilities

  • Club Coach

Education

  • Bainbridge High School
  • University of Washington
  • Seattle University, BSN

Player History:

  • Bainbridge High School Swimming: 4 years
  • Bainbridge High School Water Polo: 4 years, 1st team all American and defensive MVP for the state
  • University of Washington Water Polo: National championship 2000

Coaching History:

  • 2015-16 Bainbridge Island Water Polo Club

Coaching Philisophy:

  • Try your hardest
  • Never give up
  • Play as a team
  • Have fun

Contact:

 


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