Our Mission

RWP’s mission is to teach fundamental water polo skills, instill a passion for the sport in others, develop high water polo IQ, and execute successful game strategy. Our athletes develop the skills and experience for long-term success that is required to compete at an elite level in high school and in college, through quality year-round coaching and competition. RWP also focuses on building up well-rounded athletes that exemplify discipline, responsibility, respect, leadership, teamwork, commitment, and composure. These life skills will not only positively impact themselves, but their community. Furthermore, we understand that these values will result in excellent work ethic, a positive culture, and competitive play.

Our Coaches 

Splashball/Futures: Coach Miller (Head of Development), Coach Kat, and Coach Chandler


Coach Miller was a standout goalie at California Baptist University (CBU) during his collegiate career and has the third-most saves in program history with 1,025. Following this showing, he served as Head Women’s Water Polo coach and Assistant Swimming and Dive coach at Grove City College for 3 years. While coaching for GCC, Coach Miller earned 2010 CWPA Division III Coach of the Year and led his water polo team to 3 Division III titles. More recently, Coach Miller served as the Head Women’s Water Polo coach at CBU for 8 years. 


Coach Kat 


Coach Chandler has been playing water polo since she was 7 years old, for a total of 9 years. She played for Riverside Water Polo and CHAWP, and currently plays for RCC Women’s Water Polo team as a freshman attacker. Coach Chandler has aspirations to transfer to a Division 1 collegiate team after her time with RCC. This is Coach Chandler’s first year as a coach.


12u Coed: Coach Kayla 


Coach Kayla has played water polo for 9 years; she competed on Foothill Water Polo Club and Rose Bowl prior to earning a spot at the Division 1 level. She is currently a sophomore goalie for CBU. Coach Kayla most recently coached at Rancho Tsunami Water Polo Club for 2 years.


14u Boys: Coach Taryn and Coach Jaedan


Coach Taryn is an alumni of Riverside Water Polo herself and has coached for RWP for the past 7 years. Coach Taryn has a wide range of expertise as she has coached for nearly all of our age groups -- both boys and girls, throughout her time with us. She currently also serves as the Boys and Girls Water Polo Head Coach for MLK Highschool in Riverside.


Coach Jaedan has been playing water polo for 11 years. He grew up in San Diego where he competed on North San Diego Stars and Vista High School. Prior to transferring to CBU, Coach Jaedan played swam competitively and played club water polo for BYU. He currently competes as a left-handed attacker at the D1 level on CBU Men’s Water Polo team. This will be Coach Jaedan’s first time coaching.


14u Girls: Coach Amber


Coach Amber has been playing water polo for 8 years. She played for CHAWP prior to competing as a center for RCC. Coach Amber earned First and Second Team All Conference and Second Team All Regionals twice while at RCC. She is now playing for CBU as a junior center. Coach Amber will be entering her third year of coaching this season.  


16u Girls: Coach Cayleigh 


Coach Cayleigh has been playing water polo competitively for 11 years and coaching for 3 years. Coach Cayleigh grew up in Dallas, Texas where she played for Thunder Water Polo Club and participated in Olympic Development Program (ODP). She was named to Texas’ All State First Team twice throughout her high school career and helped her team win a Texas State title. Coach Cayleigh is currently a junior center defender at CBU. 


18u Girls: Coach Kira 


Coach Kira played competitively for 14 years, has been a coach for 4 years, and currently serves as one of the heads for RWP. Coach Kira played for Rose Bowl prior to competing at CBU as an attacker. While at Rose Bowl, she assisted in leading her team to top 5 in the nation at JOs for 5 years. While at CBU, she was named GCC Newcomer of the Year, GCC Second Team 2x, and GCC First Team throughout her career. Coach Kira also served as a 2x Captain and received Division 1 All-America recognition twice while playing for CBU.

Goalies: Coach Grace

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4800 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92506