The Pride Coaching Staff is committed to the development of each individual as both an elite level athlete and a young person of character.

The Coaching Staff

The Pride Water Polo Academy Coaching Staff consists of premier male and female coaches with playing and coaching experience at every level of competition. The Pride staff has developed successful teams at the Olympic, professional, international, NCAA Division 1, high school CIFss Division 1, and USAWP Age Group levels. Jack Kocur, the Pride Technical Director and USA Men's National Team Assistant Coach, develops the training curriculum that is implemented at every age group. (click on photos below to read more about the coaching staff)

Pride Coaches

Jack Kocur

18U Head Coach
Jack Kocur is 18U Head Coach and Co-Founder of Pride Water Polo Academy. In ...

Héctor A. Pereles

14U Boys Head Coach
Héctor A. Pereles was a former swimming and water polo athlete at the Ponce ...
Coach Zach Graper

Zach Graper

Head Coach 14U Girls
Pride Water Polo Academy is pleased to welcome Zach Graper as the head coach of ...
Ramiro Saldain

Ramiro Saldain

16U and 18U Boys Coach
Pride Water Polo is pleased to have Ramiro Saldain join our 16U and 18U boy’s ...