Coaches

2017 SPRING SEASON COACHES

Head Coach Brad Peercy. Brad has been the Head Coach of Kearns Water Polo since 1989. He is also the Aquatics Manager at the Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center and has been since 1994. He is also the Head Coach for the Mountain Zone Olympic Development Program. He played for Kearns High School and played with a Masters team / University of Utah Club team while attending college there. He has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. He was the Zone Chair for the Mountain Zone from 2003-2012. Brad also helped coach the Kearns Youth Aquatic Team and Kearns High Swim Team from 1988-1998 and the Kearns HIgh Swim Team 2004-2011.

Coach Adam Huff. Adam played for Kearns and was part of state championship teams in 2006-2008, achieving 1st Team All-State and Most Valuable Player honors.  He played on Zone Teams several years, made the National Youth team, played a season at University of the Pacific, and still plays Masters. He is also an ODP Coach for the Mountain Zone as the Girls Cadet Coach. Adam will be coaching the Junior High and High School group this season.

Coach Chris Horne. Chris played water polo and swam for Kearns High, acheiving 1st Team All-State his senior year. He started helping coach our water polo team in 1992 while attending and swimming for the University of Utah. He was hired by Kearns High in 1998 to teach Chemistry and Biology and coach the High School Swim Team and has continued coaching water polo as well. He still enjoys swimming and water polo and is also the Head Coach for the Kearns Youth Aquatic Team. Chris will be coaching the High School group in the spring season.

Coach Tristan Spoerri. Tristan started playing water polo with Kearns in 4th grade. He started playing Varsity in 8th grade and graduated in 2015. He helped Kearns win five Varsity State Championships and was 1st Team All State his Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years. He is attending the University of Utah and plays on their water polo team. He is also a member of the Utah Army National Guard and works as a Wellness Advocate with doterra. Tristan helps coach the high school Varsity and Junior Varsity teams and is in his second year of coaching.

Coach Cason Cutshaw. Cason played and swam for Kearns High, helped Kearns win State all four years he was varsity, was MVP his senior year, and was selected 1st Team All-American! He will be helping coach the high school groups.

Coach Sam Huff.  Sam started playing water polo at age 9 and participated on many ODP Zone Teams. He played for Kearns and was part of high school state championship teams in 2010-2012, acheiving 1st Team All-State honors and voted MVP his senior year. He played a season at the University of Utah and helped coach a high school season before leaving on an LDS Church mission. Sam is attending college at the University of Utah and plays water polo on their team. He will be working with the Junior High group this season.

Coach Dani Mortimer. Dani grew up in the Fresno, California area. She helped Buchanan High School win 3 CIF (State) titles and went on to play at Fresno Pacific University. During and after her college playing career she helped coach at Clovis North High School, Fresno City College, the Clovis Water Polo Club, and lastly with the newly formed Royal 559 Club. So she brings about six years of coaching experience. She will be helping coach the Jr High Group (14/U) along with Coach Sam and Coach Adam and will also be coaching the Elementary School Group (12/U) along with Coach Jen.

Coach Jen Cooper.  Jen played water polo and swam at Taylorsville High School and she is currently also the Taylorsville High School coach during the Spring High School Season. She has also helped coach teams in the Fall League. She has four children that are either currently on our team or are with our team when it’s not high school season. Coach Jen will be helping coach the Elementary School group with Coach Dani and we're lucky to have her helping coach!

Coach Kennedy Debuveauis. Kennedy swam and played water polo for Kearns High School. She graduated in 2015 and has been coaching water polo and teaching swimming lessons since then. She will be helping coach the Splashball team this spring and does a great job!

Coach Rachael King. Rachael swam and played water polo for Hunter High School. She graduated in 2012 and has been teaching swimming lessons and lifeguard here at KOPFC ever since. She will be working with the Splashball group this season and is doing a great job!