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THE OFFICIAL SITE OF MARIST ATHLETICS

Women's Water Polo Coaching Staff
Chris Vidale
Head Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Head Coach
Alma Mater: Iona College
Graduating Year: 2007
Experience: 1st Year

Vidale, a graduate of Iona College in 2007, played for the Gaels men’s water polo team for four years. A defensive specialist, Vidale appeared in 67 games and tallied 30 goals, eight assists, 56 steals, and 38 drawn ejections while leading the Gaels to appearances in the Eastern Championship in 2003 and 2005.

After graduation, he went on to play for the Trinidad and Tobago national team from 2008-12.

Along with an extensive playing career, Vidale also brings with him a strong coaching background, having served as an assistant coach to the Iona men’s and women’s water polo teams from 2009-16. He also served as the head coach of the New York Athletic club’s women’s water polo team, which consisted of a variety of former collegiate and elite level players.

In 2014, Vidale was also named the head coach of the Greenwich High School boys’ varsity water polo program, leading the team to the 2015 Connecticut men’s state championship.