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Water Polo Coaching Clinic December 1st 2019

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)

Ashley Hill
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

Ryan Castle
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.

Please RSVP for coaches clinic: https://forms.gle/5TeLKonVTsgV95bb6

If you have any questions please email Rose Schiavone at roseschiavone@gmail.com

For more information go to – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MfjA1s6swd__FWMru29Km2ivuOd8Rjzs-Zx4XRaKP-Y/edit?usp=sharing

ILLINOIS WATER POLO NIGHT WITH THE CHICAGO WOLVES Saturday, November 30 at 7PM Vs. Manitoba Moose

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:

Fax: 847-724-1652
Phone: 847-832-1939
NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY 4PM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (DEADLINE TO ORDER BY PHONE IS WED 11/27 AT NOON).
Illinois Water Polo looks forward to seeing you at the Wolves game next month!

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