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Dante Dettamanti
Dante  Dettamanti

Last College:
Stanford WPC

Position:
Coach

Induction Year:
2002


08/15/2017

2017 FINA World Masters Recap: For The Love Of The Game

12 USAWP Clubs with 21 teams competed in Budapest, Hungary

Elected to Hall of Fame: 2002

Participation:

  • High School Santa Maria High School- High School All American in both Swimming and Water Polo
  • College UC Davis - 3 years Swimming and Water Polo Player

Coach:

  • 1969-1970 Assistant Coach UCLA both Swimming & Water Polo
  • 1970-1973 Head Coach at Occidental College Swimming and Water Polo
  • 1974-1976 UC Santa Barbara Swimming & Water Polo
  • 1976-Present Stanford University Water Polo Coach
    • Overall Record at Stanford 548-147-6
    • 7 NCAA Championships
    • 6 NCAA Runner-Ups
    • 5 Time NCAA Coach of the Year
    • 12 Players played for US Olympic Team
    • Will retire from Stanford University 1/1/2002
  • Overall coaching record 644-208-6
  • USWP B National Team Coach 1984-1988
  • Student Games Coach 1976- Gold Medal, 1981 Silver Medal and named Coach for the 2001 Team
  • Assistant National Team Coach 1988-1991
  • Assistant National Team Coach 2000-2004
  • Personal:

    • Served in the US Army Corp of Engineers 1966-1967.
    • Upon retirement from Stanford University he will continue in developing his winery business.
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