Del Mar Water Polo Club

The San Diego based Del Mar Water Polo Club aims to help boys and girls water polo players throughout San Diego county develop the necessary skills to be successful throughout their water polo careers and beyond. Teamwork, cooperation, and relationship building are highly emphasized by the head coaches who have both played for the USA Olympic Water Polo Team. Fundamentals and individual skills are the primary physical focus since they allow athletes smoother transitions into higher levels of water polo. Ultimately, we hope to instill a love for the game and a healthy appreciation for the hard work it takes to be successful as a water polo player. If you are an experienced water polo player in San Diego or interested in learning water polo fundamentals as a new player, contact our club today

 
New Players Welcome!! 

Follow this easy 2 step process to register

First Time DMWP Registrants 1. To join USA Water Polo and get your membership number, Click Here Select “CA” Select Your Club “Del Mar Water Polo Club” (ID #18227) 2. Once you complete your USAWP registration and get your membership number, you can proceed with the DMWPC registration and payment: Simply Click Here to complete the rest of the forms. If you have a question, email delmarwaterpoloreg@gmail.com

FALL SIGN-UP   IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN!

September 2–November 13

Age group is determined by age as of August 1, 2015

10U Coed T/Th 5:30-7:00 pm

Sign up here $250  Sibling Discount $200

12U Boys T/W/Th 5:30-7:30 pm

Sign up here $350  Sibling Discount $300

14U Boys T/W/Th 6:30-8:30 pm

Sign up here $350  Sibling Discount $300

12/14U Girls M/T/Th  5:30-7:30 pm

Sign Up Here $350  Sibling Discount $300

16U Girls M/T/Th 5:30-7:30 pm

Sign Up Here $350  Sibling Discount $300

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DEL MAR WATER POLO NEWS:

1st ANNUAL PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST, MONDAY, OCT 20, 5 PM AT ASHLEY FALLS PARK

16U GIRLS WIN PACIFIC TOURNAMENT

JESSE SMITH CLINIC FRIDAY

What: Exclusive Del Mar Clinic with 3x Olympian Jesse Smith
When: Friday, October 10 from 430-730pm
Where: Cathedral Catholic High School Pool
Cost: $50 cash or check made payable to “Jesse Smith WP Camp”
Focus: Individual offensive and defensive skills, passing and shooting

Your Child

PURCHASE APPAREL HERE

2015 SUMMER TRAVEL–18U BOYS TO ITALY AND MONTENEGRO AND 16U GIRLS TO ITALY AND BARCELONA, SPAIN

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JOIN US FOR OUR 16U GIRLS PROGRAM

14U GIRLS WIN HALE TOURNAMENT

BRYCE HOERMAN MVP OF UANA JUNIOR PAN AM TOURNAMENT

DEL MAR ATHLETES SELECTED TO NATIONAL TEAMS

14U GIRLS WIN ZONE CHAMPIONSHIP

DEL MAR ATHLETES SELECTED TO BOY’S ODP NTSC

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Congratulations to our 16U girls for winning the Pacific Fall Classic Tournament. Way to go girls!! See MoreSee Less

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JESSE SMITH CLINIC FRIDAY

What: Exclusive Del Mar Clinic with 3x Olympian Jesse Smith

When: Friday, October 10 from 430-730pm

Where: Cathedral Catholic High School Pool

Cost: $50 cash or check made payable to “Jesse Smith WP Camp”

Focus: Individual offensive and defensive skills, passing and shooting
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17 Former Del Mar Water Players, representing 8 teams, are participating in the NorCal tournament at UOP this weekend.
UCLA with 4 players vs Stanford with 1 player in the championship game.
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Sign up for the Holiday Camp at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs!! For more information: www.usawaterpolo.org/odp/holiday-camp-13.html See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to the Del Mar Water Polo Club Academic All-Americans

De Vito John Del Mar Water Polo Club
McComb* Griffin Del Mar Water Polo Club
Middleton* Cole Del Mar Water Polo Club
Siegel Erik Del Mar Water Polo Club
Stanchi* Marco Del Mar Water Polo Club
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Del Mar Water Polo
ELITE COACHESBrett OrmsbyOlympian and NCAA Champion, 3X CIF champion and 3X SD Coach of the Year, Youth National Team Coach.Djoko RadunovicJunior Olympic winning coach, one of the best age group coaches in the country, head coach of Olympic Development Program in SD, from Montenegro,a hotbed of water polo.Coaching Staff Includes Current& Former UCSD PlayersAndrew Moore, Chase Cockerill, Joe Dietrich, Tiki Toplak, Andie Nishimi, and Sarah Lizotte get in the water and demonstrate water polo fundamentals.Scott McGihonFormer UCSD swim coach, works with athletes on stroke technique and instruction.
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Linda TothGo Djoko Radunovic :)) and B Ormsby…. Awesome coaches and people!!!2 months ago   ·  1
Djoko RadunovicThanks Linda. Toth family are our favorite Huns :)2 months ago

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Meet Coach Sarah Lizotte–Head Coach 16U Girls

In 2014, Sarah Lizotte earned her second straight Player of the Year honor and fourth straight All-America First Team accolade. The senior totaled 92 goals to tie the UCSD all-time single season record and dished out 56 assists in 2014. The Riverside native concluded her career as UCSD’s all-time leader in goals scored and assists.

Sarah graduated from Riverside Poly where she won 3 CIF Championship titles and earned 4 Scholar/Athlete awards. She earned All-CIF First Team honors in 2010. She also competed with SoCal Water Polo Club, winning a Junior Olympic Championship in 2010. As a Freshman at UCSD in 2011 she scored 46 goals and had 21 assists in helping the team earn an NCAA birth. In 2012 Sarah scored a school record 91 goals for the season.
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Nicola RuskinSo happy Sarah is our coach!2 months ago

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Meet Coach Djoko Radunovic–Head Age Group Coach in charge of 14U Boys–emphasis on learning the proper fundamentals.

Djoko was born and raised in Kotor, Montenegro. He started playing water polo at age 8. He went through all selections of Water Polo Club Primorac in 10 years that he spent with the club. With Primorac he was a member of a team that won multiple national championships. While still in Montenegro, Djoko had an honor to compete with what used to be Serbia and Montenegro cadet team, as well as Montenegro junior team.

Djoko has been living in United States since 2005. He played at LBCC under a 2 time Olympian Chris Oeding. While at LBCC he was a member of a team that captured one state and 2 conference championships.

Djoko started his coaching career at age 18. Teams that he has coached won Junior Olympics, as well as having placed in the top 3 of the highest divisions.

Djoko has been serving as ODP coach for 4 years and as of 2014, is the head coach for Pacfic Southwest ODP region.
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Renee Raynal MizellExcited to have you for the 14s2 months ago

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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Program
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING DEL MAR WATER POLO

1. Why should I join Del Mar Water Polo Club?
Del Mar Water Polo Club practices at the state-of-the-art facilities of Cathedral Catholic High School. We have exclusive use of the 50 meter pool for our teams, with the earliest practices to get the player’s home for studying and a good night’s sleep. We employ a strength coach and use the weight facilities at the school. We have top coaches that have played at the highest levels including the Olympics. We also have coaches that have coached or are currently coaching in the USA National Team Program.

2. How do I join Del Mar Water Polo Club?
To join, go to our registration tab on the home page of our website. You can do the registration and payment right online.

3. What are the seasons?
The seasons are divided into 4 quarters:
Fall—September to November
Winter—December to February
Spring—March to May
Summer—June to August

4. Can I try it out to see if I like it?
Certainly! We will allow you a trial period at no charge to see if you like it.

5. What skills do I need?
You need to feel comfortable in the water and be able to swim 100 yards. Eggbeater and breaststroke kicks are important when you are in a vertical position. We will provide you the proper fundamentals to excel in the sport.

6. When can I join Del Mar Water Polo Club?
You may start at any time. We welcome all players from beginner to advanced.

7. What are the age groups?
18 & Under Boys and Girls
16 & Under Boys and Girls
14 & Under Boys and Girls
12 & Under Boys and Girls
10 & Under Boys and Girls
Splashball—ages 5 to 9 Coed

8. What is Splashball?
Splashball is a combination of learning swimming and water polo skills. It is conducted in a safe and fun environment. Athletes can use 2 hands, wear or use floatation devices, and wear caps. They practice swimming, learn water polo skills and play games. Splashball runs from April to October.

9. What is USA Water Polo and why do I have to join?
USA Water Polo is the national governing body of the sport of water polo. It is under the direction of the United States Olympic Committee. All athletes must be a member of USA Water Polo to practice or compete in tournaments. USA Water Polo membership provides important insurance in case of injury. Membership costs $70 per year from January 1 through December 31st.

10. How much does it cost to join Del Mar Water Polo Club?
Costs can very from quarter to quarter. You can expect to pay $400 for the 18’s, 16’s and 14’s per quarter, 12-and-unders $225 and Splashball $100.

11. What is a Individual Tournament Account (ITA)?
Tournaments, Leagues and National Events are very expensive, some costing over $1000 for one team. Del Mar Water Polo Club will share in the costs with the players. If you are selected to participate in one of these events, you will need to pay into the Individual Tournament Account for each event you participate in. Payment is made online, at our website.

$30 for a one day event
$60 for a 2 or 3 day event
$10 per day for scrimmages

12. When are the best times to plan a vacation so I do not miss out on training and games?
The two week school break at Christmas and New Years is excellent, as is the time after Junior Olympics—end of August beginning of September, until school starts or the high school water polo season begins.

What if I have more questions, who do I ask?
Please contact our registrar at delmarwaterpoloreg@gmail.com
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