16U/18U Boys Summer Session

Our 16U/18U boys Summer Water Polo Session is a 12-week program that will run May 6th through July 23rd. This competitive program is designed to teach all athletes the technical and tactical water polo skills needed to compete at the highest level of play. Athletes in this program will compete in both regional and national-level tournaments. Our summer session is open to ALL high school athletes.

Updated: 3/18/24, 4:30pm

Practice Schedule

Please note: this practice schedule is subject to change

May 6 through June 7:

- Mondays & Wednesdays
- All boys 7:15-9:00pm at Granite Bay HS

June 10 through July 18:

- Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
     - Silver Group:
          - 16U boys
          - 5:00-7:00pm @ Granite Bay HS
     - Gold Group:
          - 18U boys + 16U "A" JO Team
          - 7:00-9:00pm @ Granite Bay HS

Coaching Staff

Joey MacLeane - 18U
Reilley Waterman - 16U
Hank Wildenradt - 16U
Scott Bergemann - 16U/18U Assistant

Tournament Schedule

18U & 16U "Black" Teams:
   - April 28 - Futures WPL
   - May 5 - Futures WPL
   - June 1 - Scrimmage Day (JOQ Tune-Up)
   - June 14-16 - Jr. Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Clovis)*^
   - June 28-30 - Futures WPL Super Final (Orange County)*^
   - July 13 (18U) / July 14 (16U) - Santa Cruz Classic
   - July 20-23 - National Jr. Olympics (Bay Area)*^

16U "Red" Teams:
   - May 18/19 - Marin County Cup
   - June 1 - Scrimmage Day (JOQ Tune-Up)
   - June 14-16 - Jr. Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Clovis)*^
   - June 29-30 - Golden State Invite (Stockton)
   - July 13 (18U) / July 14 (16U) - Santa Cruz Classic
   - July 20-23 - National Jr. Olympics (Bay Area - must qualify)*^

* additional participation fee required
^ team hotel reservation link will be made available

Team Suits

All athletes will be required to purchase a team suit. The team suit must be worn to all scrimmages, games, and tournaments. Athletes who do not arrive with a team suit to any scrimmage, game, or tournament will not be allowed to participate.

Please visit our team store to purchase a suit.

USA Water Polo Membership

All athletes are required to have a current USA Water Polo membership in order to participate in our summer water polo session. The USAWP membership covers the necessary insurance to participate in practices, scrimmages, and games.

USAWP offers three levels of membership. Any athlete is plans to particiapte in Junior Olympic Qualifying and/or National Junior Olympics is requried to have a "gold" level membership. Any athlete who does not wish to participate in Junior Olympic Qualifying and/or National Junior Olympics is requried to have a "bronze" level membership. To purchase a USAWP membership, visit www.usawaterpolo.org.

Fees & Registration

Registration for our Summer Water Polo Session will open shortly. Login to your club account to register. If you are new to Cal Republic, you must first create a club membership by clicking the "Registration" tab at the top of the page, then click "New Member Registration." The registration fee is $625 (sibling discounts available). This fee is up $10 from 2023, but the session is also one week longer than 2023. The registration fee will include all practices, scrimmages, and local tournaments.

Athletes will not be billed upon registration. The billing date for our summer session is Wednesday, May 15th. No refunds issued after May 15th. There will be an additional fee to participate in the Junior Olympics Qualifying, Futures Super Final, and National Junior Olympics.

Questions?

If you have any questions about our Summer Water Polo Session, please email us at admin@calrepublicwpc.com.

 

16U/18U Boys Spring Session

Our 16U/18U boys Spring Water Polo Session is a 9-week program that will run Februay 12th through April 14th. This competitive program is designed to teach all athletes the technical and tactical water polo skills needed to compete at the highest level of play. Athletes in this program will compete in both regional and national-level tournaments. Our winter session is open to ALL high school athletes.

Tryouts for Junior Olympics 2024

Any athlete who wishes to compete on our 16U "A" or 18U "A" team for Junior Olympics will be required to tryout for the team during the first week of our Spring session. All athletes on our Junior Olympic "A" teams must participate in both the Spring and Summer sessions, and must commit to participating in all tournaments. For a complete list of required "A" team tournaments, please click here. Athletes who wish to tryout for one of our "A" teams must be present at the first two practices of the spring session.

Athletes who do not wish to compete on our "A" team, or do not make the final cut, are still encouraged to participate in our Spring session. Athletes who are not on an "A" team roster will still compete in local tournaments during the Spring and Summer sessions. There will be another tryout for our 16U/18U "B" teams at the start of our Summer session (early May).

Spring Tryout Schedule - 16U/18U "A" Team:
Any athlete who wishes to tryout for an "A" team must be present at both tryout days. When you arrive at the first tryout, please inform the coaching staff of your intention to tryout. Here are the two mandatory tryout dates:
   - Monday, February 12 - 7:15-9:00pm @ Granite Bay HS
   - Thursday, February 15 - 7:00-9:00pm @ Granite Bay HS

Practice Schedule

Please note: this practice schedule is subject to change

All 16U & 18U Boys:
   - Select Mondays @ Granite Bay HS: 7:15-9:00pm
          - 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/25
   - Thursdays @ Granite Bay HS: 7:00-9:00pm
   - Select Saturdays @ Granite Bay HS: Time TBA
          - 3/23, 4/6
   - Scroll down for a complete training schedule

**MANDATORY PARENT MEETING -- SAVE THE DATE**
   - Thursday, February 15th at 7:00pm on the GBHS pool deck

**First practice is Monday, February 12 (whether trying out or not)**

Coaching Staff

Joey MacLeane - 18U Black
Branko Otasevich - 18U Red
Scott Bergemann - 16U/18U Assistant
Reilley Waterman - 16U Black
Hank Wildenradt - 16U Red

Tournament Schedule

Futures Water Polo League (18U "A" and 16U "A" only):
   - Sunday, March 3
   - Sunday, March 24
   - Sunday, April 14
   - Sunday, April 28

18U "B" and 16U "B" teams only:
   - Sunday, March 17 - Local
   - Sunday, April 7 - Local
   - One other tournament to be added

Future Important Dates:
June 14-16 - Jr. Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Clovis - all teams)
June 28-30 - Futures WPL Super Final (Orange County - "A" team only)
July 20-23 - National Jr. Olympics (Bay Area - qualified teams)

Complete Spring Training Schedule

Mon, Feb 12 - 7:15-9:00pm
Thu, Feb 15 - 7:00-9:00pm
Mon, Feb 19 - 7:15-9:00pm
Thu, Feb 22 - 7:00-9:00pm
Mon, Feb 26 - 7:15-9:00pm
Thu, Feb 29 - 7:00-9:00pm
Thu, Mar 7 - 7:00-9:00pm
Thu, Mar 14 - 7:00-9:00pm
Thu, Mar 21 - 7:00-9:00pm
Sat, Mar 23 - Time TBA
Mon, Mar 25 - 7:15-9:00pm 
Thu, Mar 28 - 7:00-9:00pm
Thu, Apr 4 - 7:00-9:00pm
Sat, Apr 6 - Time TBA
Thu, Apr 11 - 7:00-9:00pm

Team Suits

All athletes will be required to purchase a team suit. The team suit must be worn to all scrimmages, games, and tournaments. Athletes who do not arrive with a team suit to any scrimmage, game, or tournament will not be allowed to participate.

All registered athletes will receive more information on how to purchase a team suit.

USA Water Polo Membership

All athletes are required to have a current USA Water Polo membership in order to participate in our spring water polo session. USAWP offers three levels of membership: bronze, silver, and gold. A bronze membership is all that is necessary for our spring water polo session. The USAWP membership covers the necessary insurance to participate in practices, scrimmages, and games. To purchase a USAWP membership, visit www.usawaterpolo.org.

Fees & Registration

Registration for our Spring Water Polo Session will open shortly. Login to your club account to register. If you are new to Cal Republic, you must first create a club membership by clicking the "Registration" tab at the top of the page, then click "New Member Registration." The registration fee is $495 (sibling discounts available). The registration fee will include all practices, scrimmages, and local tournaments.

Athletes will not be billed upon registration. The billing date for our spring session is Tuesday, February 20th. No refunds issued after February 29th. There will be an additional fee to participate in the K7 Cup Tournament in Orange County, CA on April 13-14, 2024.

Questions?

If you have any questions about our Spring Water Polo Session, please email us at admin@calrepublicwpc.com.