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Casey Greenawalt, Technical Director Head Coach and Youth girls coach:
Coach Greenawalt was a four-year letterman at Arlington High School where he was a CIF champion and recognized with multiple individual awards throughout his high school water polo career. He continued his water polo career at Riverside Community College leaving his mark on their record books with career and season high goals and assists.
Casey has been Head Coach/Director of Riverside Water Polo for the past several years. Within the last seven years, his teams have tripled in size and have gone on to produce multiple tournament winning teams and top-finishing Junior Olympic teams. Many of his athletes have earned individual honors from All-Tournament to All-American. Several have also made national teams through the Olympic Development Program.
Coach Greenawalt is also the Head Coach of the SoPac Zone Womens Olympic Development Program and is an active participant in National Team Selection Camps held annually. He is also the USA Womens National Development Team Asst Coach. Coach Greenawalt has been a driving force in the success of the girls and boys teams at Martin Luther King High School for the past eigth years, winning several League Championships and two CIF Division III titles (Boys 2012, Girls 2016).
Katie Clark, Youth Girls Coach
With her 17 years of coaching experience, Coach Katie provides exceptional knowledge of the game and creates a motivational atmosphere for our athletes. Coach Katie has been a part of the RWP family for five years and her expertise has been extremely beneficial to our program.
As an athlete, Coach Katie began her water polo career at Fontana High School where she played two years with the men’s team. In her senior year she competed with the first ever women’s program in the school’s history and achieved All-CBL honors. Following her high school career, she played two years at Riverside Community College where she was a two-time All American, and played two years at San Diego State where she played for Coach Carin Crawford.
Tati Ruiz, SplashBall and Futures Coach
Tati has been part of the Riverside Water Polo family since 2010. She graduated from Riverside Poly High School in 2013 where she was part of the 2013 Division V League Champions and CIF Division finalist. She was part of the RWP 18u girls’ team that took 3rd place at the Junior Olympics and 1st place at the Hawaiian International tournament in 2013. She earned the RWP Finfrock award for outstanding defensive skills though the 2012-1013 water polo season. She currently attends Riverside Community College where she plays water polo under the direction of Coach Doug Finfrock. In 2014, the RCC Tigers went on to compete in the CCCAA SoCal Championship and State Championship.
Kevin Rosa, 12 Boys Coach
Coach Rosa graduated from Arlington High School in 1998. He was a four-year letterman while he attended AHS. He played in two CIF championship games and won two league titles while he was there. He went on to play two years at Riverside Community College. While he was playing at RCC, David Almquist, an ex-Olympic Coach and highly respected in the area, was his coach. After that he finished up his playing career with two years at University of Redlands. Coach Rosa was the Head Boys and Girls coach at North High School before transferring to Martin Luther King High School. Coach Rosa is currently in his seventh year of being the boy’s head water polo coach at King. Coach Rosa has been named coach of the year for the BIG VIII and CIF Division III. He was recently inducted into the University of Redlands Hall of Fame.
Jacky Myers, SplashBall and Futures Coach
Jacky has played water polo for 7 years and was on swim team for 12 years. She played for both Riverside Water Polo and Martin Luther King High School. Jacky began coaching splash ball in 2012. She is also the Assistant Varsity Girl’s Coach and Head JV Coach at King HS. Jacky was part of the RWP 18u girls’ team who took 3rd place at Junior Olympics. The last two years she competed for RCC Women's Water Polo Team and was recognized as Female Athlete of the Year. She is currently a Junior on the California Baptist University nationally ranked Women's Water Polo team.
Sarah Reneker, HS Girls Coach
Coach Reneker began her career in water polo at John W. North High School in 1999. She was a part of two of the three CIF final appearances in the school's history. In her three years, Coach Reneker received 1st and 2nd team All CIF and Ivy League honors. Once she graduated in 2001, Coach Reneker competed for the Division II, California State San Bernardino, where she later coached from 2009-2014. During her time as a player at CSUSB Coach Reneker received many achievements for her play: 2003 - All-WWPA Second Team; 2004 - All WWPA Second Team, All American First Team, lead the nation in goals with 120; 2006 All-WWPA Conference First Team, All-WWPA Tournament First Team, CSUSB Female Athlete of the Year, third in the nation with goals scored, nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year.
During her time at CSUSB, Coach Reneker began her coaching career working for RWP just a few years after the start up of the club. After graduation, from 2006-09, Coach Reneker resided in Seattle Washington during the summers where she helped build a water polo program within the Arbor Heights Swim/Tennis Club. During the year she assisted at North High School back in California. In 2009, she moved back to Southern California where she then took over the program at CSUSB and achieved WWPA Coach of the Year in 2014 in the last year of the programs existence.
Thomas Henline, Youth Boys Coach
Collin Marshall, Youth Boys Coach
Chad Rahn, HS Boys Coach
Chad grew up in an aquatics family and started swimming at the age of 4 with SBYMCA. He picked up water polo shortly after. By age 12, Chad was playing polo regularly with his area high school teams. In his sophomore year at San Gorgonio High School he began playing with RWP and has continued to be affiliated with the club since. After high school, Chad played two years at RCC before taking a head coach position at San Gorgonio, where he has been coaching for the past four years. While there, Chad got his SCAF and USA referee certification and has worked area games part-time for several years.
Eduardo Llamas, Coach
Eddie played Water Polo at John W. North High School. After his final season, he looked for ways to stay involved and volunteered as an assistant to Coach Lopez for the JWN Girls 2015 season. Soon after graduating from North, Eddie began coaching JW North’s JV teams and assisting with the Varsity teams for both boys and girls. Eddie coaches year round at North, Summer League, boys during the fall, girls during the winter, as well as coaching swim during the Spring. Eddie found RWP to be the ideal place to coach after seeing the great results the program provided for some of the athletes at North.
Lorenzo Maya, HS Girls Coach
Emily Cardona, Coach
Emily played three varsity seasons at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, CA, and captained the Vikings for two season. Emily also received 2nd team All-Sunset league her senior year. She played for United Water Polo Club in Huntington Beach and took 2nd place in Junior Olympics Challenge in 2011. After graduating in 2013, she moved out to Riverside to attend California Baptist University. She is currently a Senior on the California Baptist University nationally ranked Women's Water Polo team.
Alvaro Moreno, Youth Boys Coach
Lorinda Maya, Youth Girls Coach
Lauren Finwall, HS Girls Coach
Jesse Mondragon, SplashBall, Futures and Youth Coach
Felicia Sloneker, SplashBall and Futures Coach
Anay Ramirez, SplashBall and Futures Coach
Kyle Ramelot, SplashBall, Futures and Youth Coach