Orange Lutheran water polo coach Steve Carrera resigns, accepts position at College of Marin

Orange Lutheran water polo trainer Steve Carrera is prepared for a new yet familiar obstacle.

The instructor well-known for building programs from scrape into victors has resigned as the children and also ladies trainer at Orange Lutheran to begin the women’s water polo program at University of Marin in the San Francisco Bay area, he claimed Wednesday.

Carrera will certainly likewise instructor swimming at the neighborhood university however will significantly begin his fifth water polo program.

He previously developed water polo programs at Northwood High, Concordia College, Orange Lutheran and with Northwood Water Polo Club.

“It’s my dream job,” Carrera stated of Marin. “I’m an area university person.”

Carrera played water polo at Saddleback University prior to turning into one of the greatest account coaches in Orange Area.

The 42-year-old led Orange Lutheran’s boys to the CIF-SS Division 1 title in 2016 and also the Lancers’ women to a Department 1 crown in the 2015-16 period.

“We succeeded of the hill,” Carrera claimed of Orange Lutheran.

Carrera additionally led Northwood’s young boys to a CIF-SS Division 1 runner-up coating to El Toro in 2006, a task that made him his first Register O.C. trainer of the year award.

He also has enjoyed success at Concordia and the Northwood club.

Carrera likewise resigned as the program director at the Northwood club and also as a teacher of visual media arts at Orange Lutheran.

Married with 2 sons, Carrera begins his new setting Jan. 13. Marin includes two pools however is dedicated to investing more sources right into its aquatics program, Carrera claimed.

“This is my last stop for sure,” he claimed.

Carrera stated his brother, Ed, will certainly take the reins of the young boys and also women water polo teams at Orange Lutheran and also remain to train swimming.

“Whatever is mosting likely to coincide,” Carrera claimed. “Ed is so ingrained in our program.”

This past period, Orange Lutheran’s kids won the Trinity League title and also got to the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs.

Carrera has directed the high college jobs of several of Orange County’s leading players, including Ash Molthen, Hannes Daube, Caleb Hamilton and also Kelsey Tyler.

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