Matt Johnson

Boys Water Polo Coach

Head Varsity Coach Matt Johnson returned to his alma mater this year to take over the water polo program. A 2006 Gunn grad, Johnson continued his playing career at UC Irvine where he was an All American in 2010. He went on to play professionally in Australia for the Brisbane Barracuda's and was a member of the US National Team from 2010 - 2013, representing his country in the 2011 World University Games and 2013 World League Prelims.

Matt has been coaching water polo for 5 years, starting in Southern California when he was in school at UCI.
"I'm so thrilled to be back home at Gunn! I can't wait to see what we can build here!"

Awards and Accolades:

2015 USA Water Polo ODP: Top Coach - Cadet Age Group
2015 California Coaches Association NorCal Boys Water Polo Coach of the Year
2015 California Coaches Association Boys Water Polo State Coach of the Year Finalist