coach brian anderson water polo

Brian Anderson

18u Red Boys, Website & Social Media Director

Brian Anderson enters his 6th year being a Coach with Vanguard Aquatics, currently overseeing the Vanguard Red Boys Program.  Brian has coached the 12u Boys to three-peat National Championships (2016/2017/2018) as well as the 10u Co-Ed team to a National Title (2014).  Brian was awarded the USA   Water Polo Ted Newland Distinguished Coaching Award for his efforts in 2017.   He currently also oversees the Vanguard website and media.  In addition to working with Vanguard, Brian is the Head Coach Boys for Mater Dei High School.

Coach Anderson has also played an active role in the USA Water Polo Olympic   Development program being a Head Coach for the SPA Zone.  He has also served as the Assistant Cadet and Developmental National Team Coach and helped coordinate the USA Water Polo Holiday Camp in Colorado Springs.

Brian was the Head Coach at Huntington Beach High School for the girls for four years and the boys for five.  In that time Brian was selected the Sunset League Coach of the Year in 2012 & 2014 and took teams on international training trips to Hungary, Croatia, and Slovakia.  Several of Brian’s athletes went on to play NCAA College water polo as well as represent USA Water Polo as members of US National Teams.

Brian Anderson has been a native of the City of Huntington Beach his entire life.  Brian grew up swimming with Golden West Swim Club and played water polo at Huntington Beach High School from 1998-2002.  He is crrently a Teacher at Westminster High School.