Coach Adam is a highly skilled and dedicated water polo coach with a specialization in coaching young athletes. He embarked on his water polo and swimming journey at the tender age of 10, and his talent quickly became evident as he amassed numerous all-American awards in the younger divisions. Throughout his high school years, Adam honed his skills while representing esteemed teams like Santa Margarita and Mission Viejo, where he earned notable distinctions as an All-CIF Division player.
Driven by his unwavering passion for the sport, Adam pursued further education at Cal State Long Beach, deepening his understanding of water polo and expanding his knowledge base. However, it is in coaching where Adam has truly excelled. With over 17 years of coaching experience since 2006, he has been an integral part of the OCWPC coaching staff, working with athletes of various age groups ranging from 10 and under to 18 and under. This extensive experience has provided Adam with a comprehensive understanding of the developmental needs and challenges faced by young water polo players.
In addition to his tenure at OCWPC, Adam played a pivotal role in the early establishment of the water polo program at Jserra. Collaborating with renowned coach Petar Asic, Adam contributed his expertise for two years, actively shaping and guiding the team's growth. This invaluable experience not only solidified his coaching skills but also instilled in him a profound appreciation for the positive impact that coaching can have on athletes' lives.
Beyond his coaching accomplishments, Adam has cultivated strong connections within the water polo community. Through these relationships, he has gained valuable insights into the intricacies of the sport and witnessed firsthand the transformative power of coaching in shaping not only athletic abilities but also essential life skills. Adam's unwavering commitment to the development of young athletes and his deep understanding of the sport make him an exceptional coach for aspiring water polo players.