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BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The CWPA Remote interview series continues as Wittenberg University women’s head coach Sivan Pardon talks with Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Director of Communications Ed Haas about the Tigers’ program and coaching at the Division III level.

Pardon, a California native, competed at the University of Hawaii, which included a fourth place finish at the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championship her senior season.  She then stepped into a role as a fifth year assistant at Hawaii in 2012.

After returning to the mainland in 2014, Pardon served as the head women’s coach for Offshore Water Polo Club and Trojan Water Polo Club. Pardon also earned valuable experience at the high school level, serving as an assistant to the men’s and women’s water polo programs at Mira Costa High School, in Manhattan Beach, California.

As a club coach, Pardon led her squad to a second place finish at the 2014 Junior Olympics, and also guided the Mira Costa High School boy’s and girl’s programs to Bay League first place and second place finishes.

During her time at Wittenberg, she has led the Tigers to an 8-13 record in the program’s inaugural varsity season in 2019 prior to notching a 5-9 mark during the COVID-19 shortened 2020 campaign.


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