Cristian Iordache is GBR Men’s Water Polo
Team Head Coach.
Cristian was born and raised in Bucharest, Romania
and started playing Water Polo when he was 10 years old.
Playing as left driver or pit defender, he progressed through
the national age group squads as well as playing for the respective
junior and youth teams at Dynamo Bucharest. He continued to play
for Dynamo Bucharest and the senior national reserve squad before
becoming coach of the Romanian under-20 team in 1998.
In 2002, Cristian left Bucharest for Egypt where
he worked at Sporting Club Alexandria for six years and El Saeid
in Cairo for another year. He then moved to Manchester in May
2008 to join British Water Polo as the assistant men’s coach
and head coach for the under-18s. In April 2009, Cristian took
over as head coach of the men’s team.