Randy Franke has been associated with UC San Diego water polo for nearly 35 years, and is in the second season of his second stint as assistant coach with the Triton women's program in 2019. Franke previously spent nine seasons as an assistant coach under former Triton teammate Larry Sanders from 2000-2008.
Nicknamed "The Franchise," Franke had an outstanding playing career at UC San Diego from 1984-88. He earned All-American Honorable Mention as a senior in 1988 and was also named WWPA Player of the Year. His 776 saves in the net rank fifth all-time in program history.