The American Water Polo Coaches Association has named its Division I all- American team for the 1998 season. The Player of the Year was Marco Pintaric, from the University of Southern California. Pintaric led his team to its first NCAA Water Polo Championship in history. The Division I Co-Coaches of the Year were Jovan Vavic and John Williams, also from the University of Southern California.
In Division II, the Co-Players of the Year were Ryan Phillips from Slippery Rock University and Andre Doria from Queens College (NY). Coach of the Year honors for the second straight year went to Pedro DeLima, from Queens College.
In Division III, the Player of the Year for the second straight season is Ross Mecham, from the University of California, San Diego. Also repeating for the second straight year is Denny Harper, earning Coach of the Year honors and leading his team to a third place finish at the NCAA Championships.