STATEN ISLAND. N.Y. — Wagner head men’s and women’s water polo coach Ciaran Wolohan will step down following a three-year head coaching stint with his alma mater.
Under Wolohan, the Wagner College water polo program has continued to be one of the most prestigious programs in the country and has remained a mainstay in the College Water Polo Association (CWPA) Top-25 poll.
Wolohan was the first ever Wagner men’s water polo player to be All-America as he was named an Honorable Mention All-America selection in 2017. Wolohan ranks in the top-10 in Wagner men’s water polo history in goals, assists, steals, and exclusions drawn. Following his playing career on Grymes Hill, the Manly, Australia native served as an assistant coach under Chris Radmonovich during the 2018 men’s and 2019 women’s seasons. The 2018 men’s team captured the most wins in a single season in program history with 18 while the 2019 women’s team captured its sixth consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) title.
In his first season as the men’s head coach in the fall of 2019, Wolohan helped lead Wagner to the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC) title game and a fourth-place finish in the 2021 campaign.
Wolohan helped guide the 2022 women’s team to the best season in program history. The Seahawks ended the season with a 35-4 record which included the most victories in a single season in program history, the longest winning streak in program history, a program-record six All-MAAC players, and a program-record three All-America honors. Wolohan was also named MAAC Coach of the Year as he guided the Seahawks to a perfect 16-0 regular season in conference play. The Seahawks also captured its third NCAA Tournament victory against Salem in the process. Wagner ended the 2022 campaign ranked #12 in the final CWPA poll, the second-highest ranking in program history.
Wolohan helped senior Olivér Fodor and junior Zsombor Gyémánt earn Association of College Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-America Honorable Mentions while helping former Seahawk Malia Josephson and junior Andrea Arias to the same accomplishment. Wolohan also played a role in senior Abbey Simshauser earning Third Team All-America status, the first individual All-America selection in Wagner water polo history.
On the men’s side, Wolohan leaves Wagner with a 25-40 record and a 49-9 record on the women’s side without losing a conference contest.
Release courtesy Wagner College Athletics Communications