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Robert Fischer, Head Coach

Mr. Fischer has been Head Coach since the 2001/2002 season. He was the Assistant Coach during the 2000/2001 season. Mr. Fischer's water polo background includes four seasons at Strong Vincent High School.

Mr. Fischer can be contacted at RobertFischerJr@gmail.com

Adrienne Fischer, Assistant Coach

Adrienne, VMA '03, is a former Villa Maria Academy water polo team member, and a Pennsylvania All-State First Team selection. She has served as a volunteer assistant coach since her graduation from Villa, and has been our full-time assistant coach since the 2007 season. Adrienne played Division I collegiate water polo at Bucknell University for Coach John Zeigler. Adrienne was also the Villa Assistant Swimming Coach from the 2007/2008 season through the 2010/2011 season.
            Prior Villa Water Polo Coaching Staffs

2016/2017  Robert Fischer, Coach
2015/2016  Adrienne Fischer, Assistant Coach
                  Volunteer Assistant Coaches:
                  Alison Cooney, Sam McGregor,
                  Kathryn Hoffman, Clare Jefferys

2014/2015  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Assistant Coach
                  Volunteer Assistant Coaches:
                  Christine Uht, Alison Cooney, Sam McGregor,
                  Cuppy Kaveney, Kathryn Hoffman

2013/2014  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Assistant Coach
                  Volunteer Assistant Coaches:
                  Katie Batten, Cuppy Kaveney, Christine Uht,
                  Emily Rodriguez

2012/2013  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Assistant Coach
                  Volunteer Assistant Coaches
                  Katie Batten, Cuppy Kaveney


2011/2012  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Assistant Coach
                  Samantha Schmidt, Volunteer Assistant Coach
                  Cuppy Kaveney, Volunteer Assistant Coach
                  Bob Fischer, Volunteer Assistant Coach

2010/2011  Robert Fischer, Coach
2009/2010  Adrienne Fischer, Assistant Coach
2008/2009              
2007/2008 

2006/2007  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Natalie Woodward, Assistant Coach
                  Tara Quinn, Assistant Goalie Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Volunteer Assistant Coach

2005/2006  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Natalie Woodward, Assistant Coach
                  Tara Skasik, Assistant Goalie Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Volunteer Assistant Coach

2004/2005  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Volunteer Assistant Coach
                  Tara Skasik, Volunteer Goalie Coach

2003/2004  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Ann Kratzinger, Assistant Coach
                  Adrienne Fischer, Volunteer Assistant Coach

2002/2003  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Natalie Grabowski, Volunteer Assistant Coach

2001/2002  Robert Fischer, Coach
                  Patrick Kloecker, Assistant Coach
                  Natalie Grabowski, Volunteer Assistant Coach


2000/2001  Thomas Vereb, Coach
                  Robert Fischer, Assistant Coach

1999/2000  Shawn Walsh, Coach
                  Thomas Vereb, Assistant Coach

1998/1999  Shawn Walsh, Coach 
VMA Coaching Staff


Alison Cooney, Volunteer Assistant Coach

Alison, VMA '14, was a former four year Villa team member, and multi-year recipient of PA All-State Team honors culminating in a 1st team selection in her senior season. Alison is currently rostered on the Gannon University water polo team.


Samantha McGregor, Volunteer Assistant Coach

Samantha, VMA' 14, was a three year member of the Villa Maria Academy water polo team. Sam is junior at Gannon University, and is playing water polo for Coach Sean Morphy.


Clare Jefferys, Volunteer Assistant Coach

Clare, VMA' 15, was a four year Villa polo player earning PA All-State 2nd Team honors in her senior season. Clare is a sophomore at Penn State Behrend, and playing water polo for Coach Joe Tristan.