Tritons Water Polo Club Coaching Staff

We are not just coaches.  We are leaders in our community that teach the sport of water polo.  Our players will 

learn defense, shooting techniques and they will learn high level water polo skills. Along the way, we will 

also teach them the values and skills that will prepare them for life.


 

Logan Powell
Club Director and 16 and Under Boys Coach
 

San Clemente High School -1998 -2002
Varsity for 3 years, 2-time All-American, 2-time All-CIF 2000-2001. MVP South Coast League 2001

University California Los Angeles 2003 -2007
ACWPC 2nd Team All-American Honors and received All-MPSF Honorable Mention. Started as a 
Junior and Senior. Team Captain in 2007.


Current Head Coach of Boys & Girls Water Polo Programs at San Clemente High School
Started coaching San Clemente Boys water polo in 2008 as the Junior Varsity Coach and an 

Currently playing Masters with Bruin and Triton Polo

































 



Chris Prussak
Club Founder, 16U Boys Assistant Coach


Santa Fe Springs Highschool
Four-year Varsity Water Polo 1979-1983. 4-year 3-sport varsity letterman.
 
California State University Fullerton 1983-1987
Scholarship 4-year starter for National Top 20 team
Most Improved Player as Freshman.
 
Western State Law 1991-1992
Head partner of Prussak, Welch & Avila
 
CA State Lifeguard
15 years CA Statelifeguard, Lifeguard of the Year 1993-94 and 1994-95.
 
 Has coached over 50 teams including baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, football.

 










10 Coed and 16 Under Boys Assistant Coach
    

                                                         San Clemente High School 1975- 1979
 
Fullerton Junior College 1980-1981.
South Coast Conference Player of the year. 1st Team All-American

California State Long Beach 1982 - 1983     
Team Captain and MVP 1982 and 1983 NCAA Runner Up 1982

1992 US Olympic Team Barcelona Kayaking
                                  
Orange County Fire Authority 23 years
5 years San Clemente City Fireman
Fire Captian/ Paramedic and Helicopter Crew Chief
Currently playing Masters with Tritons Polo
                                        








Jacob Mourer
16 and Under Black Head Coach


University California Irvine Water Polo 2010-2013
2012 scored 34 goals
2011 scored 26 goals
Scored a single game high of 4 in a win over Chapman

San Clemente High School 2006- 2009
Varsity Water Polo and Swimming 3 years
All County Member

Currently playing Masters with Tritons Polo and Capo Water Polo



Merrill Riley
16U Girls Coach

Merrill is a retired state lifeguard turned water polo coach and mentor. Recently Merrill was an
 assistant Coach at Dana Hills High School under Matt Rosa and is now planning to assist at
 the High School levels at SCHS. Merrill brings a maturity and mentoring aspect to the
Tritons program that is invaluable to the athletes and staff.




Dragan Dincic
14U Girls Coach & 16U Girls Assistant Coach


Born in Serbia, Dragan moved to the US as a Seinor in High School where he played at San Luis Obispo High. He was named MVP and All-American his Senior year. Dragan went on to play at Cuesta College and Concordia University where he was named All-American again.


                                         









                                         

                                           John Rees
14 and Under Boys Coach


 

Downey High School 

All America 1st team, All CIF 1st team, All Moore League 1st team, Varsity MVP.
 

Cerritos Junior College

2 years All American, All State 1st team 1971, South Coast League player of the year.

 

University California Los Angeles

Full Scholarship Water Polo All American 72, back to back NCAA Championships 71, 72.

1970-71 Boy’s Varsity Water Polo coach Warren High School, Downey, Calif.

1998-2003  San Clemente High Boy’s Frosh/Soph Water polo

1973-1976  Marine Safety Officer/Rescue Boat Operator Huntington Beach Lifeguard Dept.


Huntington Beach Fire Dept, Retired Battalion Chief.

 




Sean Edwards
14U Boys Assistant Coach


Sean is an SCHS Water Polo Alumni. As a Senior in 2016 Sean was named MVP of the
 team and earned First Team All South Coast League honors. Sean led the SCHS team in
 all statistical categories. Sean plans on moving on to UCSB this Fall to play under Wolf Wigo.























Todd Pelkey
12U Girls Head Coach


San Clemente High School Alumni

Varsity Swimming and Water Polo 1988 - 1991
All League 1st team 1991

All American 1991

CIF Championship 1991

Currently Playing Masters with Tritons Polo



                                        
                                        Kirsten Yonan
12U Girls Assistant Coach

 

Aliso Niguel High School
Varsity Swimming and Varsity Water Polo from 2008 - 2010 Coaches Award in 2010
 
Saddleback College in 2012
Played Swimming and Water Polo Team Captain and Most Inspirational Award
 
California State Fullerton
Currently studying Kinesiology
 
California State Lifeguard
 
Coached Girls JV Water Polo and Swimming at Capo Valley High School
Currently Playing Masters with Tritons Polo














Patrick Mudge
12U Boys Coach

SCHS Alumni Patrick Mudge graduated in 2016. Patrick is a SC City Lifeguard and is now
 back at Tritons Water Polo Club helping shape the future of SCHS Water Polo. Patrick played
 two years of Varsity water polo.


Scott Bozanic
Goalie Coach all levels


Marina High School
1st Team All-League
2nd Team All County
Varsity MVP Senior Year
 
University California Berkeley 81'-82'
NCAA 3rd and 4th Place 81' & 82'
 
Played for National Team 1989
2nd place Maccabiah Games

Masters Water Polo
1st team All American in 2013
 
Currently working with Boys and Girls goalies at San Clemente High School and San Clemente Tritons Water Polo Club

Currently Playing Masters with Tritons Polo and Bruin Water Polo
 




  











Sydney Davis
10U Coed Head Coach


Sydney is a recent SCHS Girls Water Polo Alumni, and was part of the 2016 team
 that made CIF Semi-finals. Sydney traveled to Croatia with the Tritons in 2015 to train
 in Split. She has been also teaching swim lessons at Water Babies swim school for four years. 















Hylah Prussak
10U Coed Assistant Coach


Hylah is a recent SCHS Alumni for the Girls Water Polo Team. As the starting goalie, 
she was All-CIF and All-League, and led the 2015 team to CIF Finals and 2016 team to CIF Semi finals. Hylah went on to play college polo at Saddleback College, and is now back helping to grow
 the Tritons 10U program.











John McMains 
Coaching Assistant
 
 
Garden Grove High School 1977 - 1981
Water Polo and Swimming
 
Golden West College 82'-85'
Water Polo and Swimming
 
University of Southern California
 
City of San Clemente Lifeguard Supervisor 83'-94
 
Coach San Luis Obispo Water Polo Club 07'-09