DWPC Youth coaches combine for 200+ years of water polo experience, are USAWP & SafeSport certified, and trained in the USAWP coacing system.  They are the largest, most experienced coaching staff in Georgia and are recognized across the country. 

Their #1 priority is the development of whole people, not just water polo players.

Allison Vermaak (new for 2024!)

Utility player for Dynamo WPC Youth and Wildcat (GHSWPA); Three-time JO California, two-time ODP National player for Dynamo; club water polo at Georgia Tech
Clare Wheeler

GHSWPA State Champion with APS Knights; Two Junior Olympic California trips with Dynamo WPC Youth; First Georgia female to sign an NCAA DI water polo scholarship (Virginia Military Institute - VA).
Ed Hirsch

Played for North Miami Beach High School (FL) and in multiple USAWP Junior Olympics; Field player for NCAA DI University of Southern California; played in  U.S. Olympic Festival; USAWP Olympic Development Program coach.
Imani Herring

NCAA D1 Water Polo and Basketball at Brown University (RI); State Basketball Champion and 3X WPIAL Champion (PA); Board Member, Brown Club of GA
Nick Kittredge

Field player and goalie for NCAA DI University of California Berkeley including Captain, All American, and National Champion; USA National Team; professional career with DFC Sete (France); Olympic Club (San Francisco).
Olivia Hillhouse (new for 2024!)

Utility player for Lamorinda WPC, Dynamo WPC Youth, & APS Knights; Three JO trips with Dynamo; Three-time USAWP Olympic Development Program National selection; Freshman of the Year @ Augustana College
Taylor Simon

Utility player for Murrieta Mesa High School (CA) and CHAWP Club (CA). Played for St. Pius X in GHSWPA. One USAWP Junior Olympic trips with Dynamo WPC Youth. Utility for NCAA D1 St. Francis University (PA).



Stu Sheldon

Co-founder Dynamo WPC Youth. NCAA varisty water polo and swimming at Washington & Lee University (VA); USAWP Olympic Development Program Zone Head Coach - Boys; APS Knights GHSWPA coach; GHSWPA & USAWP referee.