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Ed Carrera named new water polo coach at Crean Lutheran High School

Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man it is impossible, but not with God. For all things are possible with God.’ Mark 10:27

Crean Lutheran High School is pleased to announce that highly-successful Orange County coach Ed Carrera has been named the new head varsity water polo coach.

Carrera will lead the Saints boys team in the fall. The girls water polo season is held in the winter months.

“My goals are to qualify for the playoffs in year one,” Carrera said about his plans for the boys team. “For the girls team, my goal is to build a program that will be sustainable year in and year out.

“We will be grateful for the opportunities that we have and will make the best out of each moment, in His name.”

Carrera is the program director for North Irvine Water Polo Club/Speed Aquatics and has an extensive coaching career in Orange County. Carrera has coached at Northwood High School, Concordia University Irvine, was the Aquatics Director at Vanguard University. Carrera was then named head boys/girls swim coach and head girls water polo coach at Orange Lutheran High School where he was part of the Division 1 CIF championship girls and boys team in 2017 and state championship girls squad in 2018.

Carrera has been the head coach for the Woodbury Waves Irvine Swim League team for the last eight years leading the team to a number of championships.

The new Saints coach was also a 2010, 2012, 2015, 2018 member of the Ecuador Senior Men’s National Water Polo Team and competed in the Pan American Games in Toronto in 2015. 

Carrera is a graduate of Concordia University Irvine where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Business and Leadership. He and his wife Kaylen have three children: Kyson, Fiori and Isla.

Carrera attends Red Hill Lutheran Church. 


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