Coaches


Kathleen Dawson

Kathleen played water polo throughout her teens, and has been coaching since 2002. She is competitive coach certified and has coached several age groups with Neptunes, including taking 14U and 16U athletes to NCL. Kathleen currently sits on the board of Water Polo Canada, and is the Head Coach of Neptunes.

James Villa

"I have coached children in many sports. With my kids playing water polo, I've enjoyed getting involved through coaching Blue Belts (10U) and helping with 12U. This is my 2nd year coaching water polo with Neptunes."

Julian del Campo

Grant Badger

"I come from a water polo family, and switched from speed swimming to water polo when I was 18. I loved the sport immediately and went to Nationals many times as a player and later as a coach. I've been coaching for decades, including Neptunes, School League, Provincials and Canada Games."

Noah Shaw

"I've been playing water polo since age 9, and swam competitively from age 6. I played water polo with DDO in Quebec from 2010 - 2013. I am Competitive Coach Trained and was proud to assist coaching the Neptunes 16U boys to NCL in 2017/18."

Chris Armstrong

"I started playing water polo back in 2000 in the High School League and then a couple of years with Neptunes. I took to coaching High school waterpolo a few years after I graduated, and am currently coaching at Fort Richmond Collegiate. The last few years I have helped to coach the Neptunes 14U, 16U and 19U girls."

Trevor van Huit

Peter Crocker (Brandon)

Peter started playing water polo in 1994. He played in 15U and 17U leagues in various tournaments, and helped coach his former high school team. He continued in recreational play until leaving Winnipeg in 2004. He is glad to be involved in his favorite sport expansion into Brandon.

Jason Brancewicz-Lloyd (Brandon)