Head Coach: Brian Weathersby
Brian Weathersby is the head coach of both the boys and girls water polo programs at SMCHS. Weathersby has served as the head coach of the SMCHS girls water polo program since the 2013-14 season, guiding the team to four Trinity League titles and three CIF titles, including a CIF-SS Division 1 title this past season. Weathersby was named head coach of the boys program in 2023. During his tenure at Santa Margarita, he has also been the assistant varsity coach for the boys program since 2010.
His success as a coach has earned him CIF Coach of the Year twice, Orange County Coach of the Year, First Year Head Coach of the Year and California Coaches Association Coach of the Year. Coach Weathersby has also been successful at the club level, winning numerous Junior Olympic titles. He is currently the Head Coach of the SOCAL Water Polo Foundation 14U boys team. Weathersby was a successful student-athlete at El Toro High School, where he earned first team All-League, All-CIF, All-American and was fortunate enough to be there for a CIF title. He graduated from California Baptist University, where he was selected as a NAIA All-American.
Weathersby’s coaching philosophy seeks to bring out the full potential in each student-athlete by instilling confidence.