top of page
Troy High School hosts the 2022 Freeway League Finals

Jason Wilson

Head Coach, Boys Water Polo



Cal State Fullerton, BS in Biological Science;                  National University, MA in Education


  • Orange County Girls Water Polo (2008)

  • CIF-SS D4 Girls Water Polo
    (2013 and 2014)

  • California State High School Girls Water Polo (2013)

  • CA Coaches Association Girls Water Polo (2013)

  • Freeway League; Girls Water Polo (1999-2000; 2006, 2008, 2011-2013)

  • Freeway League; Boys Water Polo (2010-2013)

  • Freeway League; Girls and Boys Swimming (2010-2013)


  • Five time Boys League Championships

  • Five time Girls League Championships

  • CIF-SS D2 Champions; Troy (2013)


  • Seven time League Championships

  • CIF-SS D6 Champions; Sonora (2006)

  • CIF-SS D4 Champions; Troy (2013)

  • CIF-SS CIF-SS Finalist; Troy (2014)


  • Six time League Championships

The first coach to guide two different schools to CIF-Southern Section Girls Water Polo titles, Coach Jason Wilson's resume boasts impressive accolades. After servicing the aquatics program at both Buena Park and Sonora High School, Coach Wilson, accepted the assistance coach position for GWP at Fullerton College in 2009.  Two years later, Wilson began his tenure at Troy as Head Coach for Swimming (2011-2015) and Girls Water Polo (2011-2021), leading both teams to CIF-SS Championship titles.

In 2013, Coach Wilson took on Troy's Boys Water Polo team guiding them to six lead championship titles.

In addition to his coaching duties, Coach Wilson is also a respected, and highly-dedicated teacher in the science department at Troy High School.

Sara .jpeg

Sara McPhilips

Head Coach, Girls Water Polo


Cal State Long Beach

Troy alumna, Sara McPhilips, spent four years fighting like a Warrior on both swim and water polo, before accepting assistant coaching positions for our Troy Aquatic teams. 


  • Troy High School, Head Coach Boys JV Water Polo Coach

  • Troy High School, Assistant Girls Water Polo Coach

  • Troy High School, Assistant Swim Team Coach




  • Varsity Freeway League Champions (2022)

  • JV Freeway League Champions - 2nd Place (2022)

  • JV Garden Grove Tournament - 2nd Place (2022)

  • CIF-SS (D2); Troy High School (2022)

Summer Driessen

Head Coach, Swim


California State Polytechnic University, BA in History;
MA in Education, Curriculum and Instruction

Fresh off of a victorious season as Assistant Coach for Troy’s Boys’ Water Polo team, Coach Summer Driessen has been named Head Coach for Troy Aquatic’s swim team.  Under her guidance as Assistant Coach, Troy's Boys' Water Polo earned the title of Freeway League Champions at the Varsity level, while the JV team secured 2nd place in both the Freeway League, and the JV Garden Grove Tournament.


A graduate of Huntington Beach High School, Coach Driessen was a vital asset to both the Varsity Swim and Varsity Water Polo teams for all four years. Throughout her 13 years of competitive swimming, she also performed at the club level for Golden West Swim and Nova Aquatics.


Having received her Bachelor of Arts in History, and Masters of Education from California State Polytechnic University, Coach Driessen is currently a faculty member of Troy High School’s Social Science Department teaching AP European History.


This is Coach Driessen's first year coaching the Swim team for Troy Aquatics.

Avatar 83

Eric Lesser

Head Coach, Dive


University of Michigan


  • Dive Arizona, Volunteer Assistant Coach

  • McCormick Divers, Volunteer Assistant Coach

  • Chapman University, Head Coach

  • Cypress College, Head Coach

  • Charger Diving Club, Director & Head Coach


  • USA Diving

  • AAU Diving

In addition to being Troy's Head Coach for the Dive Team, Coach Lesser, is an accomplished diver himself. Having grown up in County, he was a four-time High School All-American at Capistrano Valley High School, two time National Champion, 1-meter springboard, for his age group, and competed on the USA Diving National Team. 

Coach Lesser competed at the collegiate level for the University of Michigan, where he earned four Big 10 Championship titles and was named 6-time Division I All-American. As a Wolverine, he helped earn the team a second-place finish at the NCAA Championship.

Following college, Coach Lesser served as a Volunteer Assistant Coach with Dive Arizona where he trained the national elite level divers in Tempe, AZ. 

Prior to joining Troy High School, he was a Volunteer Assistant Coach for McCormick Divers in Long Beach, CA where he worked with the high school divers. There he prepared them for CIF and Junior Olympic Nationals.

bottom of page