UCSD Water Polo Camp
Jenna Williamson (Murphy)
Jenna Williamson starts her second season as an assistant coach with the UC San Diego women's water polo program in 2011. During her first season for the Triton’s, she assisted in team’s success of making it to the Championship game and placing 2nd in the WWPA Conference Tournament and finishing the season 18th in the national rankings.
Prior to coaching in San Diego, Williamson spent the previous two years coaching water polo and swimming at her Alumni, Newport Harbor High School, where she assisted the girl's program to a CIF title in 2008. While coaching at the high school level, she also was the 12 & under Girls Head Coach for Newport Water Polo Foundation and assisted with all other age groups.
Williamson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of the game to UCSD. In her four seasons as a UCLA student-athlete, Williamson helped capture three-consecutive NCAA titles from 2005-2007. This includes the historic milestone for UCLA's 100th NCAA Championship title her senior year.
During her freshman year, she led the team in assists with 31 and came in second for the amount of steals with 41. Williamson continued to compete for the remaining three seasons, finishing with 23 goals, 40 assists and 60 steals. Highlights from her senior year included a four goal tally for against Pacific and earning All-Academic Team accolades for outstanding efforts in the classroom. Williamson graduated from UCLA with a degree in Sociology.
Prior to Williamson's collegiate career she was a standout high school water polo player for Newport Harbor High School in Newport Beach, CA under Coach Bill Barnett. During her high school years, Williamson was also named onto the National Youth Team in 2002 and 2003 and earned a trip to Australia to compete internationally.
Williamson also has vast experience working with children. From 2005 to 2010, she has spent her summers as a Jr. Lifeguard Instructor for the Newport Beach Jr. Lifeguard Program. Williamson was named Rookie Instructor of the Year in 2005 and Instructor of the Year in 2006 and 2009. She was the lead coach in several Regional Competitions for the Newport Beach participants and in 2010 she was one of the five lead Coach and Instructor for all the agencies competing in the California Regional Jr. Lifeguard Competition in San Diego, CA.
Matt Ustaszewski starts his second season as an assistant coach for the UCSD men's water polo program in 2011.
A former Triton, Ustazewski returns to his alma mater after a very successful stint at Southwestern College. He served as the Jaguars' head men's water polo coach for the past four years, while also instructing classes for the college. Ustaszewski was named the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2007 and 2009.
Prior to taking over the head water polo job, Ustaszewski spent time as the head men's and women's swimming and diving coach at Southwestern College. He also served as an assistant coach for both the men's and women's water polo teams. He is a substitute teacher for the San Diego Unified School District and coaches for Sunset Water Polo Club, La Jolla Water Polo Club and Heartland Swim Association.
Ustaszewski earned a Bachelor's degree in History from UCSD in 2004. He maintained a 3.2 GPA and his senior year earned All-Academic honors for outstanding efforts in the classroom. Ustaszewski earned his teaching credential in Social Studies from San Diego State University in 2007 and is currently pursuing his Masters of Science in Physical Education at Azusa Pacific University.
During his senior season, Ustaszewski was a captain for the fifth-ranked Triton water polo team as he finished third in scoring with 43 goals. Before arriving to UCSD, Ustaszewski was a first team All-American at Sierra Community College in Rocklin, CA. During his two years with the Wolverines, he led the state in scoring with 243 goals and was named conference MVP.
Ustaszewski attended Rocklin high school in Rocklin, CA and was named Male Athlete of the Year in 1999. He was named All-American in water polo and swimming, while also competing for the basketball and soccer teams. He still holds Rocklin's career record for goals scored in a career, season and a game.