Coach Tyson Frenn is currently in his second season as the head coach of ARC women's water polo. Tyson has been a part of ARC aquatics for several years, assisting with tournaments, championship events and alumni functions. He was also the men’s water polo assistant coach from 2009-2010.
In Tyson’s first year at the helm of the women’s program he led the Beavers to an undefeated record in Northern California, finishing 1st at the Big 8 Conference Championships and 1st at the Northern California Regional Championships, all while earning Northern California Coach of Year honors. The team would eventually go on to finish 3rd at the State Water Polo Championships!
Tyson was previously the head boys and girls coach at Rio Americano High School from 2011-2013. Tyson lead the Raiders to a total of five CAL league titles and four CIF-SJS Section Championship titles! He coached numerous all-league and all-section athletes including two CIF-SJS Players of the Year and seven HS All-Americans!
Tyson grew up swimming and playing water polo. He played under the American River College Head Men's Coach Eric Black as a club athlete and then for his first 2 years of college. He continued on to play and earn a Sociology degree from CUNY Queens College (New York, NY). From there Tyson earned his Masters degree from Concordia University (Irvine, CA) in Sport Coaching and Athletic Administration.
Tyson brings great excitement and energy to the program. He is creative and insightful in his coaching. He brings great enthusiasm to each practice creating an environment where each athlete is challenged to grow and develop daily. ARC is excited to have him in the program.