|Title:||Head Water Polo Coach|
JJ Addison enters his seventh season as the head men's and women's water polo coach at Connecticut College.
In 2009-2010, Addison's men's and women's teams took a step forward in the standings. Sam Mitchell '11 and Sam Burns '13 combined for 70 goals in a season that culminated with a third place finish at the Division III Eastern Championship.
Phoebe Bakanas '10, a Division III All-Tournament, All-Conference and ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District One At Large Third Team honoree helped lead the women's squad to their best season in recent history with a record of 8-6.
Addison previously served as head coach of the club water polo
team at his alma-mater, the University of Colorado. He
directed the Buffalo water polo program for three years, his first
two as a student-coach. Under Addison's direction, Colorado
had an overall record of 29-5. In 2001, Addison was honored as the
Southwest Division Coach of the Year.
Prior to his arrival at Colorado, Addison spent three years at the University of Southern California. Addison excelled with the Trojan varsity program, and received the Spirit of Troy Award from the University in 1997.