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Ed Reed
Ed  Reed

Last College:
Brown University


Induction Year:


The Perfect Storm: One East Coast Team's Rise To JO Glory

A look back at the 1990 Annapolis Junior Olympic Team

Elected to Hall of Fame: 1999

International Coaching Experience:

  • President American Water Polo Coaches Association
  • 1996 Olympic Games Coaching Staff
  • 1993 - 1996 Coaching Staff National Team
  • Olympic Sports Festival Head Coach
  • Coaching Staff World University Games (Twice)

Past/Present Member of Following Committees USWP:

  • Men's International Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Coaches Committee (Chair)
  • AWPCA (Chair)


  • 1996 Inducted Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 1992 Coach of the Year Eastern Intercollegiate Swimming League
  • 1989 Coach of the Year Eastern Water Polo Association
  • 1987 Coach of the Year Eastern Water Polo Association
  • 1986 Inducted Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame
  • 1985 Coach of the Year Eastern Water Polo Association
  • 1972 National Masters Swimming Champion Short Course 200Br/200IM
  • 1965 New England Intercollegiate Champion Swimming 200IM
  • 1964-65 NCAA All American Swimming 200IM, 400IM & 100BR


  • President, American Water Polo Coaches Association (1992-Present)
  • Member Men's International Committee, USWP 1996-1998
  • Member of USWP National Coaches Committee 1996-Present
  • Past Secretary-Treasurer, Eastern Water Polo Association 1985-1992
  • Past NCAA Representative to US Water Polo, Inc. 1987-1993
  • Honorary Member, Board Directors, RI Aquatic Hall of Fame
  • Past President, New England Water Polo Association (1976-1992)
  • Past President & Secretary, Eastern Intercollegiate Swimming
  • Past President, New England Intercollegiate Swimming Association
  • Past Regional VP, College Coach's Swimming Association
  • Past Secretary, NCAA Swim Coach's National Committee

Event Management and Special Coaching Assignments USA:

  • 1987-1993 Brown Water Polo Camp, Brown University
  • 1979-82-85-88-91 Eastern Water Polo Championships, Brown University
  • 1989 US Water Polo Jr. National Development Camp
  • 1988-89 Ivy Water Polo Championships, Brown University
  • 1978-85-88 Eastern Seaboard Swimming & Diving Championships
  • 1985 US Water Polo Jr. National Development Camp
  • 1983 USOC National Sports Festival (Head Coach East Team)
  • 1977 NCAA Water Championships, Brown University

Facility Management:

  • 1994-Present Director Aquatic Sports University of Alabama
  • 1971-1994 Director, Smith Swimming Center, Brown University

Coaching Record:

  • Seventeen consecutive New England Championships 1975-1991
  • Undefeated in Ivy League competition 1975-1990
  • Eleven appearances in the NCAA Championships
  • Four Eastern Championships Teams & Six runner-ups


  • Married, wife Andrea, son Scott Edward and daughter Kerrie Ann
  • Private Pilot License, Instrument Rated and Member of the Alabama Civil Air Patrol



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