Elite Coaches

“First Who, Then What?” - Jim Collins

Chris Boyer


Chris Boyer is forty-one years old and resides in Murrieta with his wife, Viviana, and their three children, Grace, Kaili, and Micah (and Kiki the dog, Roxy the turtle, Coco the bunny and Taquito the bird.) He is a SPED teacher at MVHS. His education includes a BA in History from UCI, MA in PE from APU. 
  Boyer played at UC Irvine as a walk-on from Saddleback College. Post-college he played in the Primer League for the Newport Water Polo Foundation 2002 Outdoor National Championship Team. Boyer was an All-American for his records in the backstroke at Saddleback College and later inducted to their Hall of Fame. 
   He has coached as an Assistant at Saddleback College, as a Head Coach at San Dimas High School, and Los Osos High School. In 2018, Boyer took Los Osos boys to CIF DIII Finals. In 2019, Boyer was awarded a Coach of the year for CIF DII swimming, when he was the coach of the Los Osos girls CIF Championship team.   Boyer coached at Foothill Club Water Polo for three years and coached as a coach for 10u, 12u, 16u, and 18u. While at Foothill, Boyer received the 2018 Coach of the Year award. During the 19/20 school year, he coached the boys and girls of Murrieta Valley High School to SW league championships. 


Vivi Boyer


Viviana and Coach Boyer were married in El Salvador in 2006. They live in Murrieta, with their three great kids and a couple of pets. After working in student ministry she became a licensed esthetician. She is now a stay-at-home mom to raise their kids. When you communicate with the club you will probably talk to her first.

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Brett Lynton

18 boys

played water polo and swam 4yrs at Rowland High, then 2yrs at Citrus College.
Awards: Set swimming records in the 200 & 100 Butterfly. In Water Polo: set record at Citrus College for Most Quarters played in 2yrs, plus set record for Most Offensive.
Coaching Career: Head Coach at Rowland High club; age group for 2 yrs
Head Coach at Brea Olinda club; age group for 2 yrs.
Head Coach at Elite water polo, 4 yrs


Juan Rose

16u Boys

Good guy.


Zach Miller


Formerly a Water Polo Official and many years of experience coaching.


Kenneth Chang

16/18u Girls

Kenneth played high school and community college water polo. He is preparing to become a special education teacher and currently is a long term substitute teacher.

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Jeremy Elliott

10 u

Loves StarWars, and Marvel.