Women's Water Polo

Mike De Risi  
Mike De Risi

Last College:
Florida '08

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
Second Season


Mike De Risi begins his second season as assistant water polo coach at Siena College. A 2008 graduate of the University of Florida, De Risi previously served as the head women's water polo coach at his alma mater for the past four years while also serving as a player/coach from 2005-08 on the men's team.

De Risi helped the Saints to 10 wins in 2011, including the program's first-ever win over perennial MAAC power Marist.

Prior to his arrival in Loudonville, De Risi led the women's water polo team at Florida to a 61-11 record, including a 44-4 mark in the Southeastern Conference. His 2006 squad went undefeated in the SEC and finished the season ranked second nationally.

De Risi was a four-year starter at Florida and was named both Rookie of the Year and MVP. Additionally, he played professionally for a season with Cannotieri Milano in the Italian League and was a member of the South East Zone team which finished second overall in 2003.

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