Brianna Battles (formerly Brianna Wilson) completed her fifth season (2013-14) as an assistant coach with the nationally-ranked CSUN women's water polo team.
Her coaching talents have helped CSUN produce great water polo teams that have been nationally ranked. During her tenure at CSUN, the Matadors have chalked up a 114-65 overall record. The 114 wins included a school record 28 wins in 2010, 21 wins in 2011, 23 wins in 2013, and 23 wins in 2014.
In her first year, the 2010 season, Battles helped coach the water polo team to a regular season Big West Championship. In 2014, the Matadors were ranked as high as seventh nationally, the highest ranking in school history.
During her coaching tenure at CSUN, six players have captured All-American honors eight times. In Big West Conference competition, she has helped coach eleven players to all-league honors 15 times.
In the classroom, Battles has helped Cal State Northridge compile a yearly GPA that is comparable to such world class universities such as Stanford and Harvard. Twenty-four players have earned Academic All-American 38 times during Battles' tenure at CSUN.
Battles played three years in the Matador program after transferring after starting her collegiate career at San Jose State.
Battles, who earned a degree in Kinesiology at
CSUN, graduated in May 2008.
She also obtained her Masters degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University (Irvine) in May 2013.
She has worked in Corporate Wellness, designing exercise and
nutrition programs for a variety of companies.
She is married and has one son, Cade.
Battles graduated from Bonita High School in 2004 in LaVerne, Calif. While at Bonita, she was a swimmer and water polo player for four years.