|College:||Salem International '01|
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
College: Salem International '01
Years at Whittier: Entering 6th
Overall Record: 50-75
Whittier Coaching Accomplishments
Wrapped up their 2012 season with a 14-20 record finishing 2-9 in SCIAC play and 6th in the SCIAC rankings. Saw senior Katrina Thoreson earn 2nd Team All-SCIAC honors and break the all time career record in scoring at Whittier College totaling 249. Achieved big wins over George Washington, Chapman University, Cal State San Bernardino, La Verne, and Vanguard and saw a sudden death overtime loss occur to No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer late in the season. Finished the year ranked No. 6 in the CWPA polls.
Guided the Poets to wins over Cal Lutheran, Chapman University and La Verne and saw the purple and gold climb to No. 5 in the CWPA poll. Xenia Castillo, Mattie Winkler, and Katrina Thoreson were also named All-Americans by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC).
Led a Poets squad to a 14-18 overall record and saw Xenia Castillo make 2nd Team All-SCIAC, while Katrina Thoreson and Anahisa Aguirre were tagged as Honorable Mention. Arianna Weisenburger, Xenia Castillo, Samantha McCord, and Sarah Peel were also named as Academic All-Americans by the ACWPC.
He guided the Poets to a sixth place finish in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with an overall record of 9-18.
In just his first season he coached Xenia Castillo to the single season WC record for drawn ejections as she earned second-team all-conference honors. He also saw Katrina Thoreson selected as an honorable mention selection.
Other College Coaching Accomplishments
In addition to his duties as the head coach of the women's water polo team he also serves as the head coach for the men's and women's swimming and men's water polo teams.
Began coaching at the college ranks as an assistant at Occidental for both the men's and women's water polo programs. In two seasons with the Tigers Pudwill helped Occidental reach some of its highest rankings in the Division III polls. In 2006 the women's team reached a No. 2 ranking and finished the year as National Runner-Ups.
Other Coaching Accomplishments
Head boy’s water polo coach at Fountain Valley High School in Fountain Valley, Calif.
Selected as head coach at the National Zone Championships for Zone 4 in Texas where he ran both the Youth and Cadet programs.
Co-founded the Dirty Bay Water Polo Club, the first year-round age group water polo program in Texas. In two years the club grew from a roster of 20 to 100.
Assistant coach for the boys and girls water polo and swimming teams at Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown, Texas.
Helped over 50 student-athletes develop the skills necessary to compete in NCAA programs such as the University of California Los Angeles, the University of Southern California and the United States Naval Academy, among other places.
Studied Sports Management at Salem International University in Salem, W.V.
Competed at the Division II level in baseball, swimming and water polo.
Played internationally for the Ontario Water Polo Club in Ontario, Canada.
|2009-present||Whittier - Head Coach|
|2005-2006||Occidental - Assistant Coach|
|2012||Whittier||Head Coach||14-20, 3-7 SCIAC|
|2010||Whittier|| Head Coach