Fraser Valley Head Coach, Michel Roy, is a 35 year veteran Professional Water Polo coach in Canada and the USA.
Michel started playing water polo in 1973.
He is one of a few Level 4 NCCP in Canada.
He is a former Head Coach of the Canadian Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s National teams and the only Canadian coach who has had the privilege of coaching both National Teams.
Michel was the Head Coach of the University of Hawaii for 10 seasons in the NCAA Division 1, MPSF conference, the best female water polo league in the World. While there, his teams competed in the NCCA Finals on 4 occasions.
Michel is a 32 time National Champion in Canada as a coach and 2 times as a player.
He has produced over 100 National Team and NCAA athletes.
He is a 11 time Senior Men’s National Champion as a coach and once as a player (1982), the most ever in the history of Water Polo in Canada.
In 1993 Michel’s club was National Champions in the Senior, Junior and Juvenile men’s levels, this was the only time, ever, in the History of WPC, that one club won all 3 Nationals in the same season.
In his career Michel has coached 8 Olympians, 2 of whom are Olympic gold medalists.
3 of Michel’s athletes have been named Best Water Polo Player in the world in both USA and Italian magazines. With Michel’s contacts in the USA at both the University and College levels, he has placed a great number of athletes with scholarships in the USA NCAA Colleges.