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USA Water Polo Men’s Olympic Coach coming to Chicago 10/5/19

This weekend Dejan Udovicic is running a clinic at Stevenson High School from 9-10:30 am on Saturday.  If you would like to observe from the stands feel free to come by at that time.

There will be a tournament for the Olympic Development Program at Conant, Stevenson, and Hoffman Estates High Schools.  Coaches from the Naitonal Team staff will be at each site throughout the weekend.  I am attaching a plan for what the clinic will cover as well as a schedule for the games all weekend.

College Recruiting Information Session 9/15 at Fenwick

College Night Fenwick 9.15.19

On Sunday, September 15, Fenwick High School will be the host site for a college water polo recruiting talk at 5:30pm in the Fenwick library.

Dan Sharadin, former Villanova water polo coach and current commissioner of the Collegiate Water Polo Association which oversees most of the water polo players on the east coast at the NCAA level and almost all of the water polo in the United States played at the collegiate club level, will be presenting.  This is a great opportunity for anyone thinking they might be interested in playing college water polo at any level in the future.

The maximum number of attendees will be capped at 70.  RSVP to office@americanwaterpolo.org by 9/13/2019 or call 610-277-6787

Illinois Water Polo 2019 All-Sectional Team Announced

The Illinois Water Polo 2019 All-Sectional Teams by Sectional –

Buffalo Grove Girls

Buffalo Grove Boys

Conant (Hoffman Estates) Girls

Conant (Hoffman Estates) Boys

Fenwick (Oak Park) Girls

Fenwick (Oak Park) Boys

Glenbrook North (Northbrook) Girls

Glenbrook North (Northbrook) Boys

Lincoln Way West (New Lenox) Girls

Lincoln Way West (New Lenox) Boys

Lyons (LaGrange) Girls

Lyons (LaGrange) Boys

Neuqua Valley (Naperville) Girls

Neuqua Valley (Naperville) Boys

St. Ignatius (Chicago) Girls

St. Ignatius (Chicago) Boys

Illinois High School All Star Games & Age Group Clinic Sunday, June 2nd @Stevenson HS

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: https://stevenson.revtrak.net/r3#/v/Water-Polo-Age-GroupClinic-060219-Registration

• Questions? Call or email

• Head Girls’ Water Polo Coach, Jeff Wimer at 847-8338767 jwimer@d125.org

• Head Boys’ Water Polo Coach, Sean Wimer at 847602-2273 swimer@d125.org

Download the flyer here.

Illinois Water Polo 2019 All-State & Hall of Fame Banquet Sponsorship Opportunities

The annual Illinois All-State and Hall of Fame Banquet brings the Illinois Water Polo community together to celebrate the successes of the high school water polo athletes, coaches, and officials and the to honor those inducted into the Hall of Fame.  The banquet along with our ad book and Social Media Promotion opportunities for supporters raises funds to ensure Illinois Water Polo’s sustainability and to create opportunities for further growth of our great sport!  This is your opportunity to show support as well as market your organization or brand to a targeted audience of over 250 people at the banquet, annual traffic on our website is close to 10,000 unique users, and our twitter currently is followed by 720 individuals. All proceeds are dedicated to the promotion and development of the sport of water polo in the state of Illinois at the age group, high school, and masters levels by expanded competitive opportunities for Illinois Water Polo athletes through player, coaching, and officiating clinics, the Dave Perry College Scholarship, and the high school All-Start game.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities:

 

Name of Level Sponsorship Amount Benefits
Event Sponsor $5,000 •    One VIP reserved table (ten dinner tickets per table)

•    Name recognition on the front of program book and a 2 full page ad in program

•    Name recognition on signage at the event (provided by the sponsor)

•    Name recognition within evening slide show, evening announcements, event eblast, invitations, and flyers

•    Name recognition on the Illinois Water Polo website

•    Opportunity for product giveaway or brand presence at each table

Award Sponsor $1,250 Boys Award Sponsor

$1,250 Girls Award Sponsor

•    Four dinner tickets

•    Name recognition on signage at the event (provided by the sponsor)

•    Acknowledgement of sponsorship on award page in program and a full page ad in program

•    Name recognition within evening announcements, event eblast, invitations, and flyers

•    Name recognition on the Illinois Water Polo website

Printing Sponsor $1,000 •    Four dinner tickets

•    Acknowledgement of sponsorship on award page in program and a full page ad on back of program book

•    Name recognition on the Illinois Water Polo website

Banquet Table Sponsor $800 •    Ten dinner tickets and a reserved table.

•    Acknowledgement of sponsorship on award page in program book

•    Name recognition on the Illinois Water Polo website

Gold Sponsor $500 •    Four dinner tickets

•    Acknowledgement of sponsorship on award page in program book

•    Name recognition on the Illinois Water Polo website

•    Full page ad if requested.

Silver Sponsor $300 •    Two dinner tickets

•    Acknowledgement of sponsorship on award page in program book

•    Name recognition on the Illinois Water Polo website

•    Full page ad if requested

Bronze Sponsor $200 •    Two dinner tickets

•    Acknowledgement of sponsorship on award page in program book

•    Name recognition on the Illinois Water Polo website

•    One half page ad if requested

Full Page Ad / Team Page $150 •    One full page ad or team page in the program book
One Half Page Ad $100 •    One half page ad in program book

Download the 2019 Sponsorship Form Here