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Ann Arbor Huron Girls Names U of M Alum Chatigny New Head Coach

Former University Of Michigan Water Polo Standout Mary Chatigny has been named the new head coach of the Ann Arbor Huron girl's water polo program.

Chatigny, who's playing and coaching experience is extensive, will take over the team with more girls state championships (8) than any other in the Michigan Water Polo Association. The River Rats won seven straight from 1993-1999, another in 2001, and finished as the state runner up four times (2000, 2013, 2014, 2018).

The Palm Springs, California native was a two-year team captain for the Michigan Wolverines, helped them to three College Water Polo Association (CWPA) Championships, a pair of NCAA Final Eight Appearances, and is the program record holder for games played for the University of Michigan.

As a driver for the Wolverines, she ranked in the top-10 all-time in assists, freshmen scoring and games played.

Chatigny has served in the past as a volunteer assistant for the River Rats, and also helped Saline to a 2010 State Runner Up finish on the Hornet's coaching staff. Chatigny was also an officials during both the girls and boys polo seasons in the MWPA for two seasons.

At the club level, Chatigny starred for Cal/Diablo, where her team placed second at the 2009 USWP Women's Senior National Championships.

At the prep-level, Chatigny held records for single season goals, career goals, exclusions drawn and assists.

Ann Arbor Huron's coach contact information has been updated on the coach contact page here.

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