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Arman Momdzhyan contributes 15 years of national and international water polo experience to La Jolla United wpc. Coach Arman was a four-time college All-American who played collegiate water polo at Los Angeles Valley College & UC San Diego from 2014-2018. Arman’s most recent water polo accomplishments include; 2-time ACWPC Division II Player of the Year – UCSD, 2-time ACWPC All-American – UCSD and a 2-time (CCCAA) All-American – LAVC. Coach Momdzhyan was selected to compete in the 2017 USA National League with team USA University. Arman played his high school water polo at Glendale High School, where he helped his team win three Pacific League titles, as well as the 2013 CIF DIV V Southern Section title. Arman was a 3-time all CIF player, 2-time All-American, 2-time All-Pacific League MVP and compiled 451 goals in his 3 year high school career. Coach Momdzhyan played a key captain role during his two-years under the helm of Jim McMillian & Jason Falitz at Los Angeles Valley College, where he led his Monarchs to back-to-back undefeated Conference championships, and a 3rd place standing in the Southern California region. His leadership role continued under the guidance of Denny Harper & Matt Ustaszewski after being named the 1st sole captain in UCSD history in 2017.
After a year of club and high school coaching at La Jolla in 2018, coach Arman was named the Head Coach of San Diego Miramar College Men’s Program in the Spring of 2019, where he led the Jets to the 1st Conference Championship Game appearance in school history, the 1st winning record in program history (15-11) and earned Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Co-Coach of the Year and 2022 Miramar Athletic Department Coach of the Year. After 3-years with the Miramar Jets, coach Arman will begin as the lead assistant men’s water polo assistant coach with his alma mater, UCSD in the Fall of 2022.
Arman hopes to provide La Jolla United athletes with the opportunity to reach their full potential, providing a training environment that will best facilitate in their personal growth and development. He strives to provide his passion and love for the game that helped mold him throughout his journey from a small water polo club, to community college, and at one of the most competitive levels in the sport.