Kyle Kim-E

Head Coach

Kyle Kim-E

Head Coach, Boys and Girls Water Polo

Kyle attended Northwood High School from 2006 – 2010, where he was a four year Varsity water polo player and swimmer. While playing at Northwood HS, Kyle played in two back to back D1 CIF Finals and was a CIF Masters State Champion. Additionally, Northwood won two Sea View League Championships and finished #10 overall his Senior year. Kyle graduated Northwood in 2010 as a 2x All-American, 2x First Team All Sea View League, 2x Irvine All-City Player, and Third Team All-CIF. He was also named to the South Orange County All-Star Team.

Kyle then signed to Vanguard University, where he played for his high school coach, Ed Carrera. After two successful seasons, including a 2nd place finish at the NAIA Championships, he transferred to Chapman University. While at Chapman, Kyle was a 2x Academic All-SCIAC athlete with Superior Honors (3.7+ GPA). Kyle completed his collegiate career as a four year starter.

Kyle earned his Bachelors degree in Strategic and Corporate Communication from Chapman University in 2014. In addition to coaching and teaching Engineering at Northwood High School, he is the Founder & CEO of a non-profit and for-profit company. His 501(c)3 non-profit, Wells for Wellbeing, builds water wells and distributes water filters in Cambodia.

Since 2015, Kyle has led the boys program to a number of strong CIFSS finishes, including Semifinal finishes in Division 4 (2016) and Division 3 (2019).

In 2019, the girls program made CIFSS for the first time in seven years. And in 2020, the girls made history again by winning a league championship for the first time in Northwood’s history. This was also Kyle’s first league championship as a coach. [Read OCRegister Article] or [Read OC Sports Zone Article]

“I feel both honored and thrilled to be back at Northwood,” Kim-E said in a statement. “I love Northwood, this community, and these kids. I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead and hope to bring stability to our program.” [Read OCVarsity Article]

Irvine Swim League 2014 Todd K. Larsen Coach of the Year

Boys League Championships:
Girls League Championships: 2020

Boys CIFSS: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Girls CIFSS: 2019, 2020

2016 Boys D4 CIF Semifinalist
2018 Boys D3 CIF Quarterfinalist
2019 Boys D3 CIF Semifinalist & State Regional Qualifier

BOYS
 
GIRLS
 
YEARRECORDYEARRECORD
2015-168-212015-1613-15
2016-1720-132016-1713-15
2017-1820-122017-1812-14
2018-1923-82018-1921-9
2019-2022-112019-2020-10
2020-212020-21
W-L Record: 93-55 (.628)
W-L Record: 87-63 (.58)
This is a list of Northwood High School All-League, All-CIF, and All-American student-athletes that competed for Coach Kyle Kim-E - View Full List of Players

BOYSGIRLS
ALL-LEAGUE
711
ALL-CIF
82
ALL-AMERICAN
21

Steve Sellwood

Assistant Coach

Steve Sellwood

Assistant Coach, Boys and Girls Water Polo

Bio incoming..

Isabelle Comtois

Assistant Coach

Isabelle Comtois

Assistant Coach, Boys and Girls Water Polo

Bio incoming..

Maddie Choi

Summer Camp Coach

Maddie Choi

Summer Camp Coach, Boys and Girls Water Polo

Bio incoming..