Rachel Griepsma is in her first season as Grove City College's head women's water polo coach. The College hired her in August 2012 as head women's water polo coach and assistant swimming and diving coach.

She joined the College's Department of Physical Education and Athletics after spending the 2012 season as a graduate assistant coach at her alma mater, Mercyhurst University.

Griepsma started from 2008 to 2011 for Mercyhurst's women's water polo team and compiled one of the finest careers in program history. She graduated as Mercyhurst's all-time leading scorer with 246 goals, including an 80-goal season in 2008.

She earned Collegiate Water Polo Association Western Division First Team honors in all four of her seasons and twice earned Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches First Team All-America status.

A native of Lindsay, Ontario, Griepsma also spent three seasons as the starting goalkeeper for Mercyhurst's women's soccer team. She compiled 22 wins and 16 shutouts in her career.

Griepsma earned a bachelor of science degree in sports medicine (exercise science concentration) in 2011 at Mercyhurst. In summer 2012, she completed her master's degree in exercise science at Mercyhurst.

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