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Liz Grimes
Liz  Grimes

Last College:
Long Beach State '94

Assistant Coach


LBSU Battles UCI in Season Finale with Tournament Seeding on the Line

49ers poised to send out their seniors with a win Thursday against UCI


49ers Head to UCSD Before Starting Two-Game Homestand Against UCSB Sunday

LBSU rides a five-game win streak into final stretch of the season.


49ers Return Home for Conference Battle with No. 13 Cal State Northridge

The women's water polo team looks to build on last week's success in conference play Saturday.


Men's and Women's Water Polo Set to Host Its Inaugural Black & Goal Benefit May 4th

The end of year banquet will held at 3 p.m. in Bixby Knolls.

Liz Grimes is in her eighth season as an assistant coach at Long Beach State serving as an assistant coach for both the men's and women's programs. Along with being an assistant coach, Grimes is also in charge of the day-to-day operations of each program.

Grimes, a 1990 graduate of Long Beach State, returned to her alma mater after 20 successful years in the sports industry.

While at The Beach, Grimes was a member of the women's swim team and president of the Women's Water Polo Club. She was also a member of the USA Women's National Team. After graduating with a Bachelor's in Liberal Studies, Grimes went on to earn her Master's in Sport Management from the United States Sports Academy in 2004.

She comes to Long Beach State after working with USA Water Polo as Associate Director of Sport Development. Grimes also worked as a water polo commentator at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and assistant men's and women's water polo coach at Harvard University. There she helped guide the women's team to its highest Eastern Championship finish in 10 years.

Prior to working with USA Water Polo, Grimes worked in public relations for Major League Baseball and credentialing for the World Baseball Classic.

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