The Two Daves tournament which serves as a training tournament for new and veteran Illinois High School Association water polo officials will take place at Fenwick on Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16. Nine teams will compete including eight teams from Illinois and one team from Wisconsin.
On February 23rd and February 24th Naperville Central will be hosting education programs.
February 23rd will be a New Coach Orientation. For additional information see our event posting – http://illinoiswaterpolo.net/event/new-coach-orientation/
February 24th will be an NCAA Eligibility & Recruiting session for all Coaches, Athletes, and Parent. For full information see our event posting – http://illinoiswaterpolo.net/event/ncaa-eligibility-recruiting/
Questions about either event can be sent to Jeff Plackett – email@example.com
USA Water Polo is seeking applications for their Olympic Development Program. The Midwest Zone is seeking quality applicants for all coaching positions. If you are interested, please see the attachment for the application process.
All resumes and inquiries must be sent to Bryan Lynton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois Water Polo will meet on Sunday, January 26 7pm, Sunday, March 8 7pm, Sunday, April 26 7pm, Sunday, September 13 7pm, and Sunday, November 15 7pm. All meetings will take place in the Fenwick High School Library (505 Washington Blvd. Oak Park, IL 60302). Anyone interested in promoting water polo in Illinois is welcomed to attend. In November, elections for the president, secretary, and two board of director positions will be up for election. There are attendance requirements for nominations and voting privileges as stated in the IWP By-Laws. Hope to see you at our next meeting!
Water Polo Coaching Clinic December 1st 2019
Topic: Counter Attack Xs and Os
Speakers: Ashley Hill and Ryan Castle
Date: December 1st 2019
Time: 10-12pm Lecture (Room 5044)
12-1pm Q&A lunch
1-3pm Pool Demo
Location: Stevenson High School
Cost: $30 (checks made out to Illinois Water Polo)
Current: Head Swimming and Diving Coach Cathedral High School Indianapolis Indiana
Math/English Teacher LSP Program
Assistant Program Director Stanford Water Polo Club
Coach Stanford Water Polo Club
USA Midwest Development Assistant Coach
20+ Years High School teaching/Coaching
10+ Years High School and club Administration
Current Carthage College HC
12 years at Division 1 (ASU, Hartwick, Michigan, Hawaii, Indiana)
Southwest Zone Head Coach 2008-2010
Kazakhstan National Team Head Coach 2011
New Zealand Video Coach 2009
South Africa Asst Coach 2002-2005
South Africa Youth Team Head Coach
10+ years High School coaching
10+ years Club coaching
Illinois Water Polo College Programs Liaison
Loves long walks on the beach and playing frisbee with his dogs.
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Join Illinois Water Polo players, family, and friends for an evening of fun at the Chicago Wolves hockey game on Saturday, November 30. Everyone will be seated together in the same section and receive a free Chicago Wolves hat. Each water polo player will also recieve a Chicago Wolves silicone swim cap! The flyer here can be used to purchase tickets, or you can order tickets:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 9/13/2019 or call 610-277-6787
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!