Meet the Director
Coach Klein was named Santa Catalina School's athletic director in 2022. She previously served as assistant athletic director and head water polo coach at Louisville High School, an all-girls private Catholic school in Woodland Hills, California.
She has spent much of her career coaching water polo and swimming at the college level, leading teams to championships at University of the Pacific and Santa Rosa Junior College. As director of the women’s water polo program at Pride Water Polo Academy, she qualified four youth teams for the 2016 Junior Olympics. She also has served as an aquatics director, physical education instructor, and Red Cross lifeguard instructor; has organized numerous camps, clinics, and tournaments; and was the team manager for the 2013 USA Women’s Junior National Water Polo Team.
Coach Klein was a talented college athlete. She was an All-American athlete in swimming and water polo at Santa Rosa Junior College and an NCAA DI All-American water polo player at CSU Northridge, where she competed on a full-ride scholarship.
She holds an associate of arts degree in general education from Santa Rosa Junior College and a B.A. in political science from CSU Northridge, and is completing an M.A. in health exercise and sports science from University of the Pacific.
In addition to being Catalina’s athletic director, she serves as chair of the Physical Education Department.