Mark Canner is entering his first season as Head Coach of the Cypress College Women’s Water Polo Program.
Canner spent six seasons at Claremont McKenna College as the men’s and women’s water polo assistant coach. During that time the men's and women's programs were ranked #1 in the country, winning two SCIAC Championships and two Division III National Championships. Mark moved on to become the head water polo coach at Golden West college for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
Along with taking over the Cypress program, Canner is the Huntington Beach Water Polo Club Director (2016 National Champs) and the Head Girls Water Polo Coach at Huntington Beach High School.
Canner graduated from Whittier College with a bachelor’s in kinesiology and an emphasis in physical therapy. He was captain of the Poets water polo and baseball teams, which got him inducted into the Whittier College Hall of Fame in 2016. He went on to graduate with a Masters in Kinesiology from Long Beach State.