Events Calendar

Dave Perry College Scholarship Fundraiser at O’Sullivan’s in Forest Park @ O'Sullivan's Public House
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Dave Perry College Scholarship Fundraiser will again take place at O’Sullivan’s in Forest Park at 6pm.  This informal fundraiser is a great opportunity to help support the scholarship while catching up with water polo friends, families, and teammates!

Starting in 2013, the IWP Board of Directors is proud to announce The Dave Perry Scholarship in honor of legendary Coach Dave Perry. Annually IWP will award money per student athlete per year, as determined by the Selection Committee in support of athletes attending College and playing water polo.
The program is intended to assist those aspiring boy and girl water polo athletes to pursue their dreams in College while honoring the long and storied legacy of Coach Perry.
Applications for the scholarship will be accepted from Monday, April 15 through Wednesday, May 15.
IHSA State Championship Tournament @ Stevenson High School
May 16 – May 18 all-day

State Final Tournament

State Finals: Thurs.-Sat., May 16-18, 2019
Site: Stevenson H.S., Lincolnshire | Directions
Digital Tickets: GoFan
StreamingNFHS Network  –  Order DVD
Apparel & SouvenirsMinerva
Official Ball: KAP7 104

Deadline to for Illinois Water Polo Banquet Sponsorship Submissions
May 20 all-day
Illinois Water Polo All-State Banquet
May 28 all-day
Each year Illinois Water Polo is proud to honor it’s athletes, coaches and officials at the annual All-State Awards Banquet. This is a fantastic opportunity for all of the water polo community in Illinois to come together and recognized the dedication and excellence of so many people.
The 2019 All State Banquet will be on Tuesday May 28th.
Illinois High School All Star Games & Age Group Clinic @ Stevenson High School
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Illinois High School All Star Games HS Girls All Star Game at 12:30 (warm up at noon) HS Boys All Star Game at 1:45 (warm up at 1:30)

An Age Group Clinic is being sponsored by Illinois Water Polo & Stevenson HS prior to the All Star Games from 9:30 to 12 pm noon at the Stevenson High School Aquatic Center.

• This clinic is for girls and boys in 8th grade and under (ages 6 to 14)

• All clinic participants can watch the All Star games

• Registration Link:

• Questions? Call or email

• Head Girls’ Water Polo Coach, Jeff Wimer at 847-8338767

• Head Boys’ Water Polo Coach, Sean Wimer at 847602-2273

Download the flyer here.

Chicago WP Clinic hosted by University of Pacific Coach James Graham
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Dates & Times: June 7th 5-8pm, June 8th 9-11:30am & 1:30-4pm, June 9th 9-11:30am & 1:30-4pm
Location:GBS Pool
Cost:$120.00 – CO-ED, Capped at 40 participants

Camp Info: Glenbrook district 225 is proud to partner with University of the Pacific Head Coach, James Graham, this summer 2019 to bring you the Glenbrook Water Polo Camp! The camp will be held at the GBS pool.  The focus of the program will be in-water instruction on the fundamentals of the game. Fundamental passing, shooting, team and individual defense along with tactical discipline and individual aspects of the game will be discussed. There will also be position specific training for Drivers, Shooters, Goalies & 2 Meter Offense & Defense. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with one of the the top coaches in the country.

Here is the link to sign up for the camp. Contact John Przekota, Head Boys Coach GBN, with any questions. ​

2019 Chicago Water Polo Showcase @ Conant High School
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day

The Chicago Water Polo Showcase is entering its 12th year of existence. The goal of the clinic is to introduce Midwest area athletes to the college-level instruction from current NCAA and National Team Coaches, while also educating athletes on what it takes to be recruited and successful at the college level. Athletes must be entering at minimum their 10th Grade year in high school and be prepared for rigorous college-level instruction. Athletes will receive position-specific training for: Goalies, Centers, Defenders, and Attackers.

Athletes will also be given the opportunity to learn about the college recruiting process in a classroom setting and be evaluated by a diverse group of college coaches; including Divisions 1, 2, and 3.

Register here at USAWP (All Membership levels accepted).

Cost: $225

Staff (Click on name for Coach Bio) 

Camp Director: John Abdou – Former UCSB, Bucknell and National Team Coach

Coach John McBride – Bucknell University 

Coach Tamara Perea – Siena College 

Coach Jay O’Neil – St. Francis University 

Coach Colleen Lishwe – McKendree University 

(Local Coaches Tim Daniel – NWC and Miguel Figueras – SLAP also in attendance)

* Past College representatives include: Brown, Pomona-Pitzer, Indiana, Cal Baptist, Monmouth, Connecticut College.

* All local high school and club coaches invited to attend and observe camp.

Saturday June 22, 2019

* Girls at Hoffman Estates High School and Boys at Conant High School 

10:00-10:30 am – Registration

10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Skills & Drills

Lunch – Athletes on their own

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Training

Sunday June 23, 2019

* All Scrimmages at Conant High School

9:00 am – 11:30 am Girls Scrimmage

11:00 am – 1:30 pm Boys Scrimmage

College Water Polo Talk 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm


1). This camp is open to any and all entrants. The camp is designed to help facilitate the recruiting process for high school aged athletes in the Midwest. 2). Drugs, alchohol and smoking are strictly prohibited and constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from camp. 3). For your safety and benefit, we recommend that you choose a camp that fits your particular skills and level of development.


Register at –

Tony Azevedo Summer Clinic @ Niles North High School
Jul 6 – Jul 7 all-day

Download the flyer for full details.

Azevedo Clinic July 2019


BBCHS Water Polo Clinic
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
14U Fall Forms Due Monday August 12th
Aug 12 all-day

American Water Polo’s Illinois Water Polo fall leagues are accepting team registrations through Monday, 8/12/19.  Opportunities for clubs to compete in a high school boys league, a 14&Under coed league, a 12&Under coed league, and a 10&Under coed league are available throughout the fall season.  Sign up today!

14U Fall League Availability form 2019

Availability form HS boys 2019