Coaches

 

George Gross Jr

Created TORONTO CITY GOLDEN JETS club (1980)
Was player-head coach from 1980-1991 (except 1985)
Grew team from 12 to 125 members covering men and women, junior and senior
Overall club champions in Ontario for first 5 years award created
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Predrag Pejanovic

Predrag was introduced to the Toronto Golden Jets by head coach and mentor George Gross Jr, in 2010. He has coached U12, U14, U16 and U19 teams becoming age group head coach in 2014. During this time, his teams won gold at the Canadian Eastern National Championships , gold and three silver medals at Ontario provincial championships…more

Mohamed Rezk

Mo began playing Water Polo in Gezira Sporting Club in Cairo, Egypt at the age of 12. He moved to Canada at the age of 20 and trained in Waterloo for 4 years under 2-time Olympian Paul Pottier. He then moved to Halifax ​and​ played with Dalhousie University for 3 years. There he won Nova Scotia Male Water Polo Athlete of the year award in 2012 and helped Dalhousie go undefeated for 3 years while also registering as top scorer in 6 tournaments… more

Slobodan Stojanovic

Slobodan, also known as Slobo, coaches the Academy program for the Toronto Golden Jets. Slobo gained his knowledge of water polo instruction for age group players under the tutelage of Zoran Gobcevic, Nenad Manojlovic, Petar Kovacevic and Nenad Vasilevski, all Serbian National Level coaches in water polo. Slobodan is assisted by instructors who are all accredited water polo coaches with the Coaching Association of Canada. These instructors are generally players on the University of Toronto and Golden Jets senior teams and will have trained under club Head Coach and two-time Olympian, George Gross, Jr. Also, Slobo’s years of work teaching swimming in Learn-to-Swim clubs and at the “Y” have helped him gain a keen awareness both of how to motivate younger kids AND get them to acquire skills quickly.