SE Zone Updates and Information

06/18/2018

USA Water Polo

Volunteer Signup: 2018 UANA Junior Pan American Water Polo Championships

USA Water Polo call for volunteers!

UANA Junior Pan American Water Polo Championships
Dates: 10 July- 15 July
Location: The Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Rd., Clearwater, FL 33765 | (727) 793-2320

Please sign up to help with this unique and exciting event! Duties for volunteers include the front gate, operating the game scoring system, clocks, and ejection board, acting as a game secretary and recorder, ball boys/girls, and general assistance as needed. Times and descriptions of each volunteer opportunity are below.

In return for volunteering you will have close access to the best water polo teams in the western hemisphere as well as a chance to watch both boys and girls Team USA compete for Gold. Florida high school students can receive volunteer hours for Bright Futures.

Each job type is listed in the link below. Please feel free to sign up for as many jobs and/or times as you would like!

Click here to sign up now

 

Questions? Please text MJ at (805)453-8863 for assistance.

Thank you for signing up to volunteer! Go Team USA!!

06/11/2018

These are the JO Qualifier Results:
 
14U Boys
1. Riptides
2. Saint Andrew's Aquatics
 
16U Boys
1. South Florida WPC
2. Riptides
3. Raider
18U Boys

1. Riptides

2. Thunder
3. Dynamo
14U Girls
1. Riptides
16U Girls
1. Riptides
2. Raider
3. Dynamo
18U Girls
1. Riptides
2. Dynamo
Below are the overall results from the SEZ Summer Classic
12U Mixed
1. SFWPC
2. Gator
3. Hialeah Storm
​14U Boys
1. Riptides
2. Scots
3. SFWPC
4. YCF
14U Girls
Riptides
16U Girls
1. Riptides
2.Raider
3.YCF
4. Dynamo
16U Boys
1. SFWPC
2. Riptides
3. Raider
4. Scots
5. YCF
6. Dynamo
7. Gator
18U Girls
1 Riptides
2. Orlando United
3.Dynamo
4. Thuinder
5. YCF
6. Central; Florida Suns
7. SFWPC
18U Boys
1. SFWPC
2. MBI
3. Riptides
4. Central Florida Suns
5. Thunder
6. YCF
7. Dynamo
8. Gator
​We played 70 game sin three days with 35 teams thank you all for your understanding and support. I will separate the two events next year though played on the same weekend. JO Quals on Friday and the Summer Classic on the weekend. Please plan to play on that Friday as this was the biggest obstacle to overcome and made for very long days for staff and referees. Big thank you to YCF for the outstanding table support over the weekend.

05/02/2018

Atleto Sports Program would like to offer the following:

 

European Water Polo Camp featuring Italian national Team member and professional player for Pro Recco, Niccolo Figari

  • Dates 13 July-15 july
  • Location: Belen Jesuit School,  500 SW 127 Ave, Miami, Fl. 33184
  • Contact: Alain Guillen at email: atletosportsprogram@gmail.com

Click here for more information European WP Summer Camp 

 

 

04/23/2018

Here is a very interesting read on the history of our sport and the rules as they have changed.

The History of The Rules of Water Polo: The finest game under the sun, or, what's wrong with this Olympic Sport?  click to read.

04/16/2018

Congratulations to Seth Berke, SAAWPC and Rene Peralta, Riptides WPC for being selected to the USAWP ODP Futures Team. They will be traveling to NYC for training before heading to Budapest Hungary to train and compete. In addition Coach Kurt Predmore from SAAWPC was selected as a member of the coaching staff and will be assisting head coach Ian Davidson on this trip.

04/10/2018

Gregory Nordheim and Max Zelikov, Saint Andrew's Aquatics, were selected for the the USAWP Developmental National Team this past weekend in Orange County, Ca After a long weekend of training at NTSC the two were selected as a center defender and center forward. They will now train and compete this summer for Team USA.

03/12/2018

Congrats to the following Female Athletes for being selected to the USAWP  National Team Selection Camp and To our Nick Johnson Award Winners
2001/2002 Youth Team
  • Paolo Dominguez- Hialeah Storm WPC

2003 Cadet Team

  • Isabella Galbis- Orlando Thunder
  • Sabrina Shipley- Raiders

2004 & Under Developmental Team

  • MJ Bailey-Suncoast- Water Polo Foundation
  • Sarah Fitzsimmons-Dynamo WPC

Nick Johnson Award Winners

  • Paolo Dominguez
  • Sabrina Shipley
  • Rebekah Harkins

Coach Ira Berke was named Top Coach for the Cadet Girls Division

Congrats to the following Male Athletes for being selected to the USAWP  National Team Selection Camp and To our Nick Johnson Award Winners
2001/2002 Youth Team
  • Luke Carey - Orlando Thunder
  • Rene Peralta - Riptides
2003 Cadet Team
  • Sole Fratila - Orlando United
  • Luksa Vlasic - South Florida WPC
  • Kamal Kay-Ramos - Riptides

2004 & Under Developmental Team

  • Max Zelikov - Saint Andrew's Aquatics
  • Gregory Nordheim - Saint Andrew's Aquatics

Nick Johnson Award Winners

  • Seth Berke - Saint Andrew's Aquatics (3 times)
  • Alan Shiman - South Florida WPC
  • Gregory Nordheim - Saint Andrew's Aquatics
  International Futures Team
  • Seth Berke 

 

 

 

 

 

02/28/2018   SEZ Zone Update

Congratulations to Kurt Predmore - Saint Andrew’s Aquatics HC, SEZ ODP HC, SEZ Chair. Coach Predmore has been selected as USAWP Barbara Kalbus National Volunteer of the Year Award. This award is presented in recognition of distinguished service and brilliant performance in regards to the commitment of furthering USAWP goal of growth and excellence through leadership. He will be recognized at USAWP’s Annual Gala on May 19th in San Diego , CA.

Upcoming Events:

March

  • 2-3 Wildcat Invite hosted by Winter Park HS@ YMCA I-Drive Orlando
  • 2-3 Tennessee HS West Division Games
  • 8-10 Forza Stefano Memorial Invite hosted by PPC@ PPC
  • 8-10 Ian Supra Memorial hosted by Dr Phillips@ YMCA I-Drive Orlando
  • 9-12 Girls ODP Nationals@ Pleasanton, CA
  • 15-17 Bobcat Invite hosted by Boca Raton HS@ Boca HS
  • 16-17 St Patrick Day Invite hosted by Gainesville HS@ Gainesville, Fl.
  • 23-24 Gulliver Invite hosted by Gulliver Prep@ Gulliver
  • 24 Tennessee(TNHS) West Division Games

April

  • 6-7  Palm Beach Invite hosted by Saint Andrew’s School@SAS
  • 6-7 Tennessee West Division Games
  • 7 TNHS East Division Games
  • 13-14 Ransom Invite hosted by Ransom Everglades School@ RANSOM
  • 14 TNHS West Division Games
  • 16-21 FHSAA District Champs@ various locations
  • 20-22 TNHS West Sectionals
  • 21 TNHS East Sectionals
  • 21-22 Dynamo Youth Clinic hosted by Dynamo Masters@ Atlanta,  Ga
  • 24-26 FHSAA Regional Semi and Finals@ various locations

May

  • 4-5 FHSAA Final Four@ Ransom
  • 6-7 TNHS State, Knoxville, TN
  • 19 Guy Harvey Beach Water Polo@ Clearwater Beach

June

  • 8-10 SEZ Club Champs and JO Qualifier@ YMCA I-Drive Orlando
  • 22-24 Sunshine State GAmes @ Coral Springs AQC

July

  • 7 Boys Top Gun @ SAS
  • 8 Girls Top Gun @ SAS

All events are on the SEZ Calendar along with contact information. Please go to www.usawpsezone.com

**If you have any Information, Events. News, Camps, Clinics, anything water polo related. Please Please send to Kurt Predmore at kpredmore@usawp.org

 02/08/2018 Reminders and Update

Florida High School Water Polo is about to begin with the pre-season underway. Here is a list of FHSAA Tournaments throughout the season. If you are running an event not listed email us and we will add it to our calendar.  Also we have an updated list of USAWP sanctioned events her as well.

All contact information and detail of each event can be accessed through the zone website and calendar at

www.usawpsezone.com

Feb

  • 16-18 SFWPC International
  • 16-17 Lake Nona HS Invite hosted by Lake Nona HS @Lake Highland Prep Orlando
  • 23-25 Boys ODP Nationals@ Pleasanton CA.  

March

  • 2-3 Wildcat Invite hosted by Winter Park HS@ YMCA I-Drive Orlando
  • 8-10 Forza Stefano Memorial Invite hosted by PPC@ PPC
  • 8-10 Ian Supra Memorial hosted by Dr Phillips@ YMCA I-Drive Orlando
  • 9-12 Girls ODP Nationals@ Pleasanton, CA
  • 15-17 Bobcat Invite hosted by Boca Raton HS@ Boca HS
  • 16-17 St Patrick Day Invite hosted by Gainesville HS@ Gainesville, Fl.
  • 23-24 Gulliver Invite hosted by Gulliver Prep@ Gulliver

April

  • 6-7  Palm Beach Invite hosted by Saint Andrew’s School@SAS
  • 13-14 Ransom Invite hosted by Ransom Everglades School@ RANSOM
  • 16-21 FHSAA District Champs@ various locations
  • 21-22 Dynamo Youth Clinic hosted by Dynamo Masters@ Atlanta,  Ga
  • 24-26 FHSAA Regional Semi and Finals@ various locations

May

  • 4-5 FHSAA Final Four@ Ransom
  • 19 Guy Harvey Beach Water Polo@ Clearwater Beach

June

  • 8-10 SEZ Club Champs and JO Qualifier@ YMCA I-Drive Orlando
  • 22-24 Sunshine State GAmes @ Coral Springs AQC

July

  • 7 Boys Top Gun @ SAS
  • 8 Girls Top Gun @ SAS

All events are on the SEZ Calendar along with contact information. Please go to www.usawpsezone.com

02/01/2018

The Official Athletic Site of USA Water Polo Olympic Development Program, partner of CBS Sports Digital. The most comprehensive coverage of USA Water Polo on the web. Click below for the game schedule and rosters for this year's ODP Championships

Source: USAWATERPOLO.ORG :: Olympic Development Program

Position

Zone Chair

Vice Chair

Treasurer

Zone Head Referee

    

    

    

    

    

Name

Kurt Predmore

Ira Berke

Priam Rosenberg

Humberto Navarro

David Huelsman

Scott Ennis

Nick Gaffey

JR Perez

Matt Tomlinson

e-Mail Address

kurth@usawpsezone.com

iraberke@usawpsezone.com

priamrosenberg@usawpsezone.com

humberto@usawpsezone.com

david@usawpsezone.com

scottennis@usawpsezone.com

nickgaffey@usawpsezone.com

jrperez@usawpsezone.com

matttomlinson@usawpsezone.com

Term

2020

2020

2020

2018

2020

2020

2018

2020

2018