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Gary Cheever

Girls Water Polo Head Coach

This season, Troy Aquatics recently welcomed Head Coach, Gary Cheevers, to oversee the Girls' Water Polo Program. With over 14 years of experience in coaching both boys and girls water polo, ​Coach Cheevers developed his passion for water polo throughout his high school career, and begun Assistant Coaching at Don Lugo High School, in Chino California.

Promoted as Assistant Coach for both boys and girls water polo team. That same year, he was also hired as Head Coach overseeing the girls water polo at Chino Hills High School.

Since then, Coach Cheevers has had coached numerous high schools, leading them through multiple league championship wins and CIF-Finals qualification. Though his dedication and leadership, Coach Cheevers, has earned the loyalty and respect of his student athletes, guiding his players to commit to competing at prestigious universites such as Stanford University.

During his free time, Coach Gary, is an avid fan of the Miami Heat basketball team and enjoys Dallas Cowboy football games. But that does not stop him from spending time at the beach and beach, watching movies.


Claremont High School - Girls Water Polo (Head Coach)

CIF Division 2 appearance 2022 & 2023

CIF Quarterfinalist 2020 Division 3

CIF Semifinalist 2018 Division 4 & 2019 Division 3

Palomares League Champions 2018 & 2019


Fullerton College - Womens Water Polo (Assistant Coach)

2019 State Champions 


Diamond Bar High School - Boys Water Polo (Head Coach)

2021 Hacienda League 2nd Place Finish CIF D3 Quarterfinalist

2019 Mt. Baldy League Champions

2018 Mt. Baldy League Champions & CIF D5 Quarterfinalist


CHAWP (Assistant Coach)

2018 Junior Olympics 18u Gold Division Silver Medal


Don Lugo High School - Girls and Boys Water Polo (Head Coach)

Mt. Baldy League Champions 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017  

2017 CIF Finalists Division 5

2014 CIF Finalists Division 7  

2014 CIF Division 7 Coach of the Year

2012 CIF Champions Division 7

2011 CIF Finalists Division 7


Don Lugo High School - Boys Swimming (Head Coach)

Mt. Baldy League Champions 2013 & 2014

Mt. Baldy League MVP 2013 & 2014

Chino Hills High School- Girls and Boys Water Polo (Head Coach)

Reached CIF playoffs for the first time in over 5 years



Azusa Pacific; CSU Northridge (D1); CSU Monterey Bay; Cal Baptist; Ottawa University;

Pomona College; Pitzer College; Stanford University; San Diego State (D1); University of

Laverne; Washington-Jefferson Virginia Military Institute (D1)

Gary Cheever
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