Jaclyn Puccino has been coaching with San Diego Mesa College since 2017, as Head Coach for the women’s water polo team. Coach Puccino has experience as both a water polo player and coach.
Coach Puccino graduated from Escondido High School (2008), where she began playing water polo at the varsity level. After high school, Coach Puccino attended and competed at Palomar College. She was team captain, MVP first team all-conference, first team all-Southern California, as well as conference champion at Palomar College (2008). She graduated from Palomar College (2009) into a scholarship to Marist College, New York, where she led her team in goals and assists for her 2 years.
Coach Puccino holds her B.A. in psychology, and her M.A. in physical education. She carries her education into her coaching.
Since 2012, Coach Puccino coached the women’s water polo program at Palomar College, and now brings her expertise to San Diego Mesa College, Cathedral Catholic High School, and San Diego Shores water polo club.
Aside from coaching, Coach Puccino enjoys yoga, surfing, and reading.