Silicon Valley Aquatics

Coach Michael

Coach Michael founded Silicon Valley Aquatics in the December of 2018. He started competitively swimming and playing waterpolo at the age of 10. In Waterpolo, he played on the PNW zone team from the age of 14, played in the medal rounds at JO’s, was a USA Waterpolo All American, grew up in the cadet and youth USA national systems and secured scholarships to D1 schools. In swimming, he was a state finalist every year of high school. He has coached at the highschool, club, and junior collegiate levels. Coach Michael has been a referee at national tournaments at all levels of play which is a testament of his round knowledge of the game. Coach Michael is also the head waterpolo & swimming coach at Independence High School. His goals are to make each and every player better, develop division 1 athletes, and to position Silicon Valley Aquatics as the premier aquatics club in the Bay Area.

Coach Eman

Coach Eman began his coaching career at Silicon Valley Aquatics (SVA) in the Winter of 2018. Co-founder of SVA and a bay area native, he played for both Pioneer High School and the SV Outlaws (Now SJWPF). He has played in CCS championships, Junior Olympics, and the former West Coast Masters team. Coach Eman has coached as an assistant Volunteer Coach for both the SV Outlaws and the Pioneer High School Girls team. In the winter of 2015 he began coaching at West Coast Aquatics as the head 10u & 12u Coach, taking his 10u teams as far as the championship bracket at Junior Olympics. Working his way up, he became the Director of Water Polo in the winter of 2017 and built the club from 5 athletes to over 60 athletes. He has also coached for Evergreen Valley High School Boys Varsity and is currently the Milpitas High School Girls Varsity Head Coach. Athletes under him have received overall High School league MVP awards. Coach Eman is a USA Water Polo Certified Official and is currently at San Jose State University working on his Business Administration Degree in Accounting. His goal is to take every player that comes into SVA and turn them into a high-quality player and character.