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

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

 

 

DEL MAR WATER POLO NEWS:

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

DMWPC FALL PROGRAM AGE GROUP FLYER

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

WELCOME COACH DJOKO

DEL MAR 16′S WIN DEL MAR INVITE

DEL MAR ATHLETES SELECTED TO BOY’S ODP NTSC

14 GIRLS & 16 BOYS B WIN SILVER AT KAP 7 TOURNAMENT

BRETT ORMSBY SELECTED NATIONAL YOUTH TEAM COACH

CATHEDRAL REPEATS AS CIF D3 CHAMPIONS

CATHEDRAL ENDS MATER DEI’S 105 GAME WINNING STREAK

18U BOYS WIN JUNIOR OLYMPIC SILVER MEDAL!!

16/18 BOYS TRAIN IN SPAIN AND HUNGARY–WATCH WORLD
CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES IN SPAIN.

 

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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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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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Del Mar Water Polo features north county’s finest aquatic facility. See MoreSee Less

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Del Mar 18U Boys will be training in Italy and Montenegro this next summer. (3 photos) See MoreSee Less

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Join Del Mar Water Polo To Train With Elite Coaches

Brett Ormsby
Olympian and NCAA Champion, 3X CIF champion and 3X SD Coach of the Year, Youth National Team Coach.

Djoko Radunovic
Junior 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 Players
Andrew Moore, Chase Cockerill, Joe Dietrich, Tiki Toplak, Andie Nishimi, and Sarah Lizotte get in the water and demonstrate water polo fundamentals.

Scott McGihon
Former UCSD swim coach, works with athletes on stroke technique and instruction.
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USA Cadet Team includes Del Mar’s player Dennis Blayashov and head coach Brett Ormsby.

USA Cadet Men Open Competition In Serbia With 14-9 Victory Over Hungary
Belgrade, Serbia – August 13 – The USA Men’s Cadet National Team got off to a good start at the Darko…
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14U Girls finish up JOs with an 8-6 victory over Stanford A.
They finish up in 11th place in the Platinum Division. Way to go girls !!
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14U Girls suffer first loss to Santa Barbara A. See MoreSee Less

14U girls remain undefeated with a 4-3 win over Greenwhich See MoreSee Less

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14U girls warming up for 7:00 am game at Stanford. See MoreSee Less

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16s win last game 10-6 against Huntington Beach. See MoreSee Less

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12′s ready for a big game at JO’s!! See MoreSee Less

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16 A’s leading SHAQ 7-3 at Avery Aquatic Center at Stanford. They beat Set earlier this morning. See MoreSee Less

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18 A’s finish 2-0 on the day
16 A’s now 1-1 one more game tonight. Lost to Bruin 8-7.
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