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Brent Bohlender
Brent  Bohlender

Last College:
Modesto/Stanislaus

Position:
Coach

Induction Year:
2001


04/27/2017

USA Water Polo Announces 2016 National Award Winners; Congratulations To All!

Award winners to be recognized on July 26 during the 2017 Junior Olympics

06/03/2015

USA Water Polo Inducts Three Into Hall Of Fame; Celebrates National Award Winners & Retired Olympians

Water polo community gathers in Costa Mesa to honor greats of the game

04/09/2015

Natalie Benson, Richard Corso, & Amber Drury To Be Inducted Into USA Water Polo Hall Of Fame On May 30

Costa Mesa Hilton to host Hall of Fame induction and National Awards dinner

04/08/2015

USA Water Polo Announces Annual Award Winners; Honorees To Be Recognized At 2015 Hall Of Fame Induction & National Awards Dinner On May 30

Event set for Costa Mesa Hilton this May 30; Tickets on-sale now!

01/08/2013

USA Water Polo Announces Annual Award Winners To Be Honored On January 19 In Los Angeles

Elected to the Hall of Fame: 2001, Life Member

Participation:

  • High School:
    • First California HS coach to reach 1000 wins in one sport - Water Polo
    • High School coach for boys and girls since 1975
    • Varsity Water Polo Boys Career Record 615-341-3
    • 25 seasons (485-399)
    • Varsity Water Polo Girls 697-161-2 (1981-2003) 22 seasons (529-130)
    • Varsity Boys & Girls Swimming Record 354-116-1 - Total Record 1666-518-3
    • Established a national high school record for water polo teams by winning
    • 128 consecutive games between 1996-2000 (total 1014-529)
    • Retired from coaching
    • Several High School All Americans both girls and boys
    • Chairperson Sac-Joaquin Section Women's Water Polo 1996-present
    • NISCA All American selector for California from 1986-present
    • 1997 Awarded CIF Lifetime pass work both water polo and swimming
    • Cal-Hi Sports Magazine Team of the Year 1981-85-91-97-98-99
    • California Coaches Association - Coach of the Year 2001
    • C.I.F. Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame inaugural class
  • United States Water Polo:
    • Chairperson for Women's International Olympic Committee 2000-2005
    • Central Cal Zone Chairperson 2006-present
  • USA WP Junior Women's Head Coach from 1985-1999
    • 3 Gold Medals Pan American Jr. Water Polo 94-96-98
    • 2 Bronze Medals World Jr. Women's WP Championship 95, 96
    • Over 200 International Competitions as Head Coach Junior Women
    • Total of 27 Siler or Bronze finishes at National Championships
    • Four (4) Club players member of Women's Olympic Teams 2000-2004
  • USA WP Water Polo National Championships - Women's Level
    • 9 Junior Olympic Age Group Championships
    • 9 Junior/Senior Level Championships
  • United States Olympic Festival Women's Coach 1985-1987
  • Pacific Zone Executive Board member since 1988
  • Central Cal Zone Vice President since 1998
  • Author of numerous articles regarding water polo and swimming high school
  • Masters thesis on "Female Sport Psychology" 1986
  • Awarded USWP & US Olympic Committee Development Coach of Year 1999
  • Level 4 American Swim Coaches Association - Life member

Honors:

  • United Airlines United States Water Polo Coach of the Year 1999
  • National Interscholastic Coaches Association for Outstanding service 2002
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