Coach’s Corner

Patrick Bauer

The Harper Water Polo Club is coached by Patrick Bauer. Over the years, Patrick has participated in Water Polo first as a player, then as a coach and as a referee. Patrick is a member of Illinois Water Polo Hall of Fame.

Here are some of the highlights of his Water Polo career:

Playing Water Polo

  • High School Water Polo (Ann Arbor Huron High School)
    • Team Captain
    • All-State three years
    • State Champions two years
  • College Water Polo (University of Michigan)
    • Team Captain two years
  • AAU State Champions (Michigan 5 years)
  • Player for British International Team in Italy, Holland, Sweden
  • Player / Coach Greater Chicagoland Aquatics Senior Team

Coaching Water Polo

  • Head Coach Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Head Coach Fenwick High School, Oak Park, Illinois
  • Coach Greater Chicagoland Aquatics

Refereeing Water Polo

  • Referee State of Michigan Water Polo(High School and College)
    • Referee State High School Water Polo Championship State of Michigan two years
  • Referee State of Illinois High School (IHSA) Water Polo -2001 to Present
    • State Referee 6 times
    • Mike Murphy Award

Contact Information

Patrick Bauer
Harper College