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MEET OUR COACHES

THE TEAM

Shaun Flood

Club Director & Coach

Marketing Director & Coach

Mike Flood

Joe McCommons

AGe Group Director & Coach

91 Years of combined experience

OUR STAFF

     Coach Flood started his water polo journey at age 11 playing masters water polo with the Orlando Water Polo club because there were no age group water polo clubs at the time. The club team started by his father, Mike Flood, was the Serpents Water Polo. Playing with the Serpents from age 12 through High School, Coach Flood played with and against the best athletes in Florida.  

   After High School, Coach Flood played 4 years at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angles California. He had the privilege of winning 3 WWPA Championships and playing in 3 NCAA Final 4 Championships. After graduating LMU with a Bachelors of Science in Biology,  he was giving the opportunity to play and train with the Canadian National Team in Calgary, Alberta.

   When he finished his playing career he became the assistant water polo and assistant swimming coach for Whittier College in California. Coach Flood helped the Poets earn their First SCIAC Men's Water Polo Championship in 10 years. Soon after he was promoted to the Head Swimming & Diving position for the Poets, where the his swimmers broke 18 school records.

      In 2014 Coach Flood was given the dream job of coaching for LMU as  a Men's and Womens  assistant coach. In the 2014 season the mens team advanced to the WWPA championship game and the Women won the GCC championship in 2015.

    Coach Flood is currently the assistant swim coach at Episcopal High in Bellaire. He is also teaches Biology.  

"The thing that I love most about the sport of water polo is the community. It is small and everyone gets to know each other. I would love to bring more athletes into this awesome community of people."

Coach Shaun Flood

Club Director & Coach

           Coach Flood started his water polo career in Ontario Canada. His initial introduction to the sport was as a player in the summer Parks and Recreation lifeguard league in Windsor Ontario. The league led to the development of the Windsor Water Polo Club which help him foster the start of the University of Windsor Mens Water Polo Club Team.

            After moving  to Philadelphia Pennsylvania he met Dan Sheridan, current Commissioner of Collegiate Water Polo for East Coast and at the time Coach Of the Philadelphia Water Polo club, where Coach Flood played for several years . Upon graduation and securing a position in Florida he ended up coaching high school water polo from 2001-2015. He also volunteered with USA Water Polo as the Zone administrator for five years. He coached grades 11 & 12 in the Olympic Development Program earning a gold medal for his Zone. Coach Flood also started a water polo club called  Serpent Water Polo club in Orlando Florida competing each year with the best programs the state had to offer.

                  After deciding to move Los Angeles California to be reunited with his son, Coach Flood coached with Palos Verdes High School, Peninsula High School  and South Torrance High School. During South Torrance High School's inaugural season his team played in the semifinals for their division.  

"My vision in Ft Bend is to help launch and lay the groundwork for Texas water polo to continue to be a place to play polo and create the excitement and challenge that I have witnessed playing and coaching."

Coach Mike Flood

Marketing Director & Coach

         Joe McCommons is a dedicated, driven and enthusiastic coach who is looking forward to coaching for Fort Bend Aquatics Club. He joins the Crocodiles after spending the past year officiating water polo for USA Water Polo, CWPA and TISA.  Over the past 18 years, aquatics has had a special place in his life,  starting with his time at Queens College as the head men’s water polo and swim coach and head women’s water polo coach. After leaving Queens in 2009, he was the head men’s and woman’s water polo coach at McDowell HS in Erie, Pa while attending Edinboro University to get his master’s in education. Since then he has been following teaching and coaching positions, taking him to Albuquerque NM as an assistant coach for Duke City Aquatics and Erie Pa as a volunteer coach at Penn State Behrend. Since he has been in Texas he has coached for Viper Pigeons water polo club (2017-2018), is the head men’s and woman’s swim coach at Elkins HS and teaches lifeguarding courses. He plans to bring the same drive the FBAC Crocodiles.

"Swimming & water polo go hand in and hand. That is why we put such a big emphasis on doing both."

Coach Joe McCommons

Age Group Director & Coach