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Stanford Water Polo Club
2015 Boys Spring Session

February 23 - April, 26 2015
(All Groups)

(updated 3/4/15)


Registration for the 2015 Spring Session is closed as we are at capacity in all groups. If you would like to be added to the wait list please email Dawn (email).


Wedensday, March 4, 2015

Weekend Game Schedule Posted: Rosters, game times, game locations and maps to the pools are now posted below for this weekend's games.  Please have athletes at the pool no later than 45 minutes prior to the start of their game for team meetings and warm up. We will need parent volunteers to help at the desk so if you are available please let the coaches know upon arriving at the pool. All athletes must have a headshot uploaded onto their USWP membership account no later than 12:00 pm on Thursday in order to be included on the verified rosters, which referees will be checking before each game. If you have any questions please contact your son’s age group coach for this weekend (contact information listed below).

18&U: Brandon Johnson – email
16&U: Jamie Frank – email
14&U: Clarke Weatherspoon – email
12&U: Tim Kates – email

14&U D Team Update: The 14&U D team will have practice this Sunday from 9:00-11:00 am at Stanford and will have games on Sunday, 3/15 at Palo Alto HS (game times TBD).

Spring Session Competition Schedule Update: We have an updated list of spring competition dates listed below. Please note that team rosters may change from completion to competition.

Coach Matt Johnson Awarded Top ODP Coach: Congratulations to Coach Matt Johnson who was awarded the Top Coach in the Cadet division of last weekend’s USA Water Polo ODP Championship. Stanford Athletes and coaches were well represented this past weekend in all age divisions.

Age Group Spring League
Saturday, March 7

14&U A
14&U B
14&U C
14&U D
12&U A
12&U B
12&U C
Game Day: Sat, 3/7
Game Times: 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm
Game Location: Acalanes HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sat, 3/7
Game Times: 8:00 am, 9:00 am
Game Location: Acalanes HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sat, 3/7
Game Times: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm
Game Location: Acalanes HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sun, 3/15
Game Times: TBD
Game Location:TBD
Map:
Game Day: Sat, 3/7
Game Times: 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm
Game Location: Miramonte HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sat, 3/7
Game Times: 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm
Game Location: Miramonte HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sat, 3/7
Game Times: 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm
Game Location: Soda Aquatic Center
Map: click here
Aliaga, Auggie
Ballack , Kyle
Churukian, Andrew
Discipulo, Gabe
Graessle, Jake
King, Jack
Kirk, Dominick
Kujawa, James
Lozinski, Frank
Patterson, Maxwell
Plaschke, James
Rapperport, Benjamin
Riley, William
Seymour, Walker
Untrecht, Sam
Vort, Alec
Weigle, Larsen
Aksoy, Berk
Alasti, Javid
Aliaga, Lucca
Berndt, Otto
DePuy, Finnegan
Enright, Connor
Gormley, Dexter
Gran, Cooper
Housenbold, Noah
Pak, Hudson
Smyth, AJ
Strober, Jared
Tocchini, Steven
Tran, Ethan
Zamlich, Luke
Arnold, Luke
Baldwin, Henry
Chappuis, Bertil
Cheung, Colby
Fitzgerald, Sean
Gallagher, Joe
Hogan , Jack
Mihalko, Alex
Pasquesi, Theodore
Ponterio, Christopher
Poulos, Joshua
Rossi, Mason
Shah, Amar
Vitakis, Christian
Abiezzi, Samir
Bais, Abhimanyu
Gerhard, Nat
Ha, Justin
Hale, Jack
Hovsmith, Nick
Kiss, Rahul
Liu, Philip
Newby, Conor
Schoenthaler, Robert
Spunt, Leo
Srinath, Aditya
Torabi, Ryan
Heller, Michael
Johnston, Luke
Montoya, Gabriel
Price, Griffen
Rohlen, Harrison
Siminoff, Ben
Stephens, Atticus
Swart, William
Tsotadze, Jake
Vort, Jack
Weigle, Luke
Graessle, Nicholas
Hilderbrand, Gregory
Irwin, Isaac
MacMitchell, Connor
ODonnell, Terence
Plaschke, Andrew
Seed, Aidan
Seed, Kai
Skinner, Colin
Untrecht, Joe
Angelov, Martin
Briger, hunter
Briger, william
Chu, Andrew
Gillis, Ryder
Hammarskjold, Luke
Howe, Kyle
Jergovic, Leo
Kaprelian, J.T.
Kawaja, Alex
Kirincich, John
Montoya, Julian
Portugal, Memo
Sahasrabuddhe, Siddhartha
Vergnano, Enzo
Warshawsky, Jake


High School Spring League

Sunday, March 8

18&U A
18&U B
16&U A
16&U B
16&U C
Game Day: Sun, 3/8
Game Times: 11:00 am, 2:00 pm
Game Location: Gunn HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sun, 3/8
Game Times: 8:00 am, 10:00 am
Game Location: Gunn HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sun, 3/8
Game Times: 8:00 am, 11:00 am
Game Location: Palo Alto HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sun, 3/8
Game Times: 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm
Game Location: Palo Alto HS
Map: click here
Game Day: Sun, 3/8
Game Times: 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm
Game Location: Palo Alto HS
Map: click here
Asplund, Kevin
Bisconti, Nick
Conner, William
Goodenough, Andrew
Harvey, P. Grant
Kirk, Patrick
Knox, John
Nemeth, Alexander
Pickard, Jack
Raisch, Trevor
Rosati, Winston
Somple, Max
Swart, Michael
Viollier, Benoit
Wayne, Ari
Xi, Christopher
Znidarsic, Christian
Ayoob, Hart
Breeden, Andrew
Costello, Wells
Crouch, Will
Curry, Cade
Duffy, Patrick
Govil, Eshan
Hansen, Kevin
Hilde-Jones, Calder
Lowdon, William
Newsom, Xavier
Pagano, Luca
Sankarraman, Anup
Shepherd, Ian
Spence, Micha
Stratton, Alex
Thygesen, James
Waschura, Jackson
Bailey, Charles
Bhatia, Niko
Bistrin, Henry
Caryotakis, Nikolas
Fero, Mostyn
Geschke, Miller
Hamilton, Quinn
Koustoumbardis, Andrew
Kunwar, Jayden
Landrum, Jacob
Mallery, Jonathan
Marco, John Claude
Puentes, Nathan
Rethans, Anthony
Sonsini, Michael
Stanley, Jared
Viollier, Alan
Andersen, John
Babian, Aaron
Batista, Lucas
Burlinson, Jack
Clevenger, Jackson
Ferrari, Sean
Freudenstein, Dakota
Given, Samuel
Gur, Ben
Lee, Young
Leung, Kyle
Little, Scott
maxwell, andy
Rosenblatt, Benjamin
Smith, Noah
Wall, David
Warmoth, Eric
White, Cooper
Zhao, Patrick
Arita, Jason
Auger, Kevan
Baab, Cameron
Barman, John
Bignell, Jack
Cui, Kevin
Diekmann, Garrett
Dzotsenidze, Ilia
Fairon, E. Max
Fatica, Giorgio
Ha, Brian
Jones, Trevor
Marston, Gary
Modric, Nikola
Phillips, Thomas
Rouhani, Parsa
Steinback, William
Trady, Chouaib
White, Parker

Updated Spring Competition Schedule
18&U A
March 8: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS
March 20-22: Regency Invite, Orange County, CA (select athletes by invitation only)
April 12: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS
May 3: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS

18&U B
March 8: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS
April 12: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS
May 3: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS

16&U A
March 8: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
April 12: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
April 17-19: Del Mar Invite - San Diego, CA (select athletes by invitation only)
May 3: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS

16&U B
March 8: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
April 12: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
May 3: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS

16&U C
March 8: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
April 12: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
May 3: NorCal Spring League @ Palo Alto HS

14&U A
March 7: NorCal Spring League @ Acalanes HS
March 22: Cal Cup Northern Finals @ TBD
April 11: NorCal Spring League @ TBD
April 17-19: Cal Cup State Finals @ Miramonte HS/Acalanes HS
May 1-3: County Cup - San Diego, CA (select athletes by invitation only)

14&U B
March 7: NorCal Spring League @ Acalanes HS
April 11: NorCal Spring League @ TBD
April 19: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS
May 1-3: County Cup - San Diego, CA (select athletes by invitation only)

14&U C
March 7: NorCal Spring League @ Acalanes HS
April 11: NorCal Spring League @ TBD
April 19: NorCal Spring League @ Gunn HS
May 1-3: County Cup - San Diego, CA (select athletes by invitation only)

14&U D
March 15: Pacific Zone Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
March 29: Pacific Zone Spring League @ Palo Alto HS
April 12: Pacific Zone Spring League @ TBD
April 26: Pacific Zone Spring League @ Palo Alto HS

12&U A
March 7: NorCal Spring League @ Miramonte HS
March 22: Cal Cup Northern Finals @ TBD
April 11: NorCal Spring League @ TBD
April 17-19: Cal Cup State Finals @ Miramonte HS/Acalanes HS
May 1-3: County Cup - San Diego, CA (select athletes by invitation only)

12&U B
March 7: NorCal Spring League @ Miramonte HS
April 11: NorCal Spring League @ TBD
April 19: NorCal Spring League @ TBD

12&U C
March 7: NorCal Spring League @ Soda Aquatic Center
April 11: NorCal Spring League @ TBD
April 19: NorCal Spring League @ TBD


Wedensday, February 25, 2015

Thursday Age Group Practice Update: Due to Stanford Women’s Water Polo games being hosted at the Avery Aquatic Center there will be no practice for all Age Group 1 and Age Group 2 athletes this Thursday, 2/26.

Team Shop Sale Sunday: We will be having a blowout sale on Sunday, March 1 from 10:30-11:30 am, on all the items we have left in stock. Don’t miss this opportunity to get our club gear at discounted prices! We are looking for a couple of parent volunteers to help during the clothing sale. If you are available please email Coach Barnea (email).

High School Practice Update: Due to group size we will be splitting the high school group into two different practices. Beginning next Monday, 3/2, all 18&U athletes will practice on Mondays from 6:15-8:15 pm at Stanford. All 16&U athletes will practice on Wednesdays from 6:15-8:15 pm as originally scheduled. If you have any questions regarding the schedule change please email Coach Barnea (email). The Practice Group and Schedule page has been updated to reflect this change.


Welcome to the Stanford Water Polo Club. Details for the upcoming 2015 Spring Session can be found below. Information will be updated as it becomes available, so please be sure to check back on a regular basis.

SESSION DATES
All Groups:
February 23 - April 26, 2015

No Practice Dates: There will be no practice from April 3 - 9, 2015. Practices will resume Friday, April 10, 2015.

REGISTRATION
Registration for the 2015 Spring Session is closed as we are at capacity in all groups. If you would like to be added ot the wait list please email Dawn (email).

*Important note: Returning members will no longer recieve an email with the registration link. Please visit the Registration Page on Monday, February 9, to register for the Spring Session. Be sure to review and update your information before submitting your online registration form.

Registration is on a first-come first-served basis and we will close registration as groups reach capacity. We encourage athletes to complete registration as soon as possible to ensure enrollment. Once registration is closed, please email Dawn (email) to be put on our wait list. Individuals on the wait list will be added on a should space open up in the appropriate practice group.

USA Water Polo Membership
All athletes must be current members of USA Water Polo (either Silver or Gold Athlete Membership; Splashball membership is not applicable).  To register or renew with USWP click here.

Spring Session Costs
Practice Group
(see table below for description)
Early Registration
(submitted by 2/18)
Registration
(submitted after 2/18)
Age Group 3
$340+$20 Equipment Fee
$355+$20 Equipment Fee
Age Group 1 & 2
$700+$25 Equipment Fee
$715+$25 Equipment Fee
High School 1& 2
$400+$25 Equipment Fee
$415+$25 Equipment Fee

Equipment Fee
Age Group 3: $20 per athlete.
Age Group 1 & 2 and High School 1 & 2: $25 per athlete.

Sibling Discount
Additional siblings are $40 less than the regular fee.

Two-Week Trial
February 23-March 8 for new athletes only.

Please email Dawn prior to registering to request the Trial (email). Athletes must complete the normal registration process, including USA Water Polo membership before they can participate.  However, if you choose not to continue for the remainder of the session, you must email Dawn on or before the last day of the Trial, and you will receive a full refund, less the $50 transaction fee the Club incurs. 

For questions regarding registration, please email Dawn (email).

Refund Policy
20% of the Session Dues Payment and Equipment Fee is non-refundable. The balance is refundable at a pro-rate during the first three weeks of the program. After week three refunds are no longer available. Refunds are pro-rated from the day the e-mail is received. For a refund, please e-mail Dawn (email).

PRACTICE GROUPS
The table below contains general information on practice days, times, and locations, as well as a brief description of each group. Please see the Calendar for individual practices and exceptions to the general schedule. Criteria for each athlete's placement into a group is based on, but not limited to age, position, ability level, experience, and longevity with Stanford WPC. Practice groups will be posted on the Practice Groups and Schedule page by Friday, February 20th.

Athletes will be assigned to a practice group once their registration, including online registration, payment and verification of current USWP membership, has been submitted and confirmed. Athletes with incomplete registration will not be allowed to particpate.

There may be some changes to practice group assignments during the first few weeks of the session while coaches assess athletes in their pre-assigned practice groups. Questions regarding practice group placement should be emailed to Coach Barnea (email).

Practice Group
Practice Days/Times
Practice Location
Practice Group Description
Age Group 3 Mon, Wed:
6:30-8:00 pm
Avery Aquatics Center,
Stanford
Designed for boys ages 11 (born in 2004) and younger with little to no previous water polo experience.
Age Group 2

Tues, Thurs:
6:30-8:00pm;

Fri: 6:15-8:15pm


Sunday:
11:00 am-1:00pm

Avery Aquatic Center, Stanford Designed for athletes 8th grade and younger with varying experience, who are looking to develop a better understanding of water polo fundamentals. (Includes athletes 12 and older who are new to water polo.)
Age Group 1 Tues, Thurs:
6:30-8:00pm;

Fri: 6:15-8:15pm


Sunday:
11:00 am-1:00pm
Avery Aquatic Center, Stanford Designed for athletes 8th grade and younger who have displayed the ability to play at a higher level and have developed a solid base of water polo fundamentals.
High School - 16&U Wednesday:
6:15-8:15pm;

Sunday:
9:00 am-11:00 am
Avery Aquatic Center, Stanford Designed for athletes currently in high school who have competed at the Varsity/JV/16&U level, who want/need to further their development of water polo fundamentals, and who have displayed the ability to play at a high level.
High School - 18&U Monday:
6:15-8:15pm;

Sunday:
9:00 am-11:00 am
Avery Aquatic Center, Stanford Designed for athletes currently in high school who have competed at the Varsity/18&U level, who want/need to further their development of water polo fundamentals, and who have displayed the ability to play at a high level.

Note: There will be no practice on Sundays/weekends of scheduled competitions.

CLOTHING & TEAM GEAR
We are in the process of launching our new team shop and will be having a blowout sale on Sunday, March 1 from 10:30-11:30 am, on all the items we have left in stock. Don’t miss this opportunity to get our club gear at discounted prices!

COMPETITION
Pacific Zone Spring League: All Age Group 1 and 2 athletes will participate in the Pacific Zone Spring League. The league provides athletes with great competition against other clubs in the Pacific Zone.
Competition dates: March 15, March 29, April 12, April 26.

California Cup/Ironman League: Select High School and Age Group Athletes will participate in the California Cup League. The league will provide athletes with competition against clubs from the Pacific and Centeral Zones. Competition dates TBD.

Junior Olympics Selection: During the Spring Session, the coaching staff will be evaluating athletes for the summer Junior Olympic teams. Our 2015 Summer Session is currently scheduled to begin on Monday, May 18th, with Junior Olympics being held July 25th-28th in Orange County, CA

The JO Qualifying Tournaments, mandatory for all athletes selected for and wishing to attend JO's, are shown below for each age group.
10&U athletes (see birthdates below): June 26-28
12&U athletes (see birthdates below): June 26-28
14&U athletes (see birthdates below): June 19-21 & June 26-28
16&U athletes (see birthdates below): June 12-14 & June 26-28
18&U athletes (see birthdates below): June 19-21 & June 26-28

Per USA Water Polo's Conduct of Championships, an athlete's age for USA Water Polo Zone Qualification Tournaments and National Championship events will be determined by his age as of August 1st.

More information about Junior Olympics will be discussed at the Summer Session orientation meeting. (TBA)

EVENTS CALENDAR
Below you will find information on the 2014 Spring Session and upcoming events. Please also see the Calendar (button on left) for practice days and times, competition dates, and special events.

2015 Spring Session Events Calendar
Date Event Practice Group/Age Location
February 23
Spring Session Start
All Groups
n/a
March 1
Team Shop Blow Out Sale
All Groups
Stanford
March 7-8
NorCal Spring League
select 12&U, 14&U, 16&U, 18&U athletes
TBD
March 15
Pacific Zone Spring League
select 14&U and 12&U athletes
TBD
March 21-22
United Invitational
select 18&U athletes
Orange County, CA
March 27-29
Newport Invitational
select 14&U athletes
Newport Beach, CA
March 29
Pacific Zone Spring League
select 12&U and 14&U Athletes
TBD
April 3-9
Spring Break - No Practice
All Groups
n/a
April 11-12
NorCal Spring League
select 12&U, 14&U, 16&U, 18&U athletes
TBD
April 17-19
Cal Cup Championships
Select 12&U and 14&U athletes
Northern California
April 17-19
Del Mar Invitational
select 16&U athletes
San Diego, CA
April 26
Pacific Zone Spring League
select 12&U and 14&U athletes
TBD
May 1-3
San Diego County Cup
select 12&U and 14&U athletes
San Diego, CA
May 3
NorCal Spring League Finals
select 16&U and 18&U teams
TBD
May 12
Pre-Summer Meeting
All Groups
Stanford
May 18
Summer Session Starts
All Groups
n/a