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North Texas - Harvard Water Polo Camp will be hosted at the Keller ISD Aquatic Center May 19-20th!!


Ted Minnis, the Harvard University Head Coach for Men’s & Women’s Water Polo Head Coach, will be coming to North Texas on May 19-20 for a two day water polo camp at the Keller ISD Natatorium, North Texas – Harvard Water Polo Camp (online registration click here).  Coach Minnis has been the Head Coach of Harvard Water Polo for the past eights years and is the winningest coach in Harvard Water Polo history for both the men’s and women’s programs winning multiple Coach of the Year Awards and coaching prior to Harvard with the Stanford Water Polo Club where he won two Junior Olympic bronze medals, a U.S. Club Championship and finished among the top 10 at various national tournaments numerous times.  Coach Minnis will be accompanied by Cassie Churnside who has been the Assistant Coach at Harvard since 2014, won two NCAA Championships at Stanford in 2011 & 2012, and played for SET Water Polo prior to attending Stanford.  
 

The two day camp will allow athletes to get practical, world class training.  There will be an emphasis on the fundamentals needed to succeed at the NCAA level as well as an introduction to the collegiate lifestyle and training regimes.  Additionally, there will be a “College Meeting” at the end of the camp which will go over the process of playing NCAA water polo and an opportunity for athletes/parents to ask questions about playing in college.  The camp will be open to 7th-12th grade athletes, all genders, and levels of ability.  There is limited space available.  Please pass along to your athletes/parents (All are welcome!!!).  Online Registration:  5meter.com/Harvard.  For $25 off the registration please use the discount coed of “Harvard25”.
 
North Texas - Harvard Water Polo Camp on Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20 in Keller, TX:  Below are the basic details for the North Texas – Harvard Water Polo Camp on May 19-20
Dates:  Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20, 2018 Location:  Keller ISD Natatorium, 1000 Bear Creek Pkwy, Keller, TX 76248.  Website:  http://kellerisdnatatorium.wixsite.com/kisdnatCamp Timeline: Saturday, May 19th:  1:00-7:00 pm (Check-in at 1:00 pm)Sunday, May 20th: 8:00-1:30 pmSunday College Meeting:  2:00-3:00 pm (in stands of the facility) Cost:  $175 per athlete, includes all water sessions and the College Meeting (Discount Coed for $25 off is “Harvard25”)Eligibility:  7th-12th Grade athletes (Boys & Girls)Maximum amount of Registrations:  50 athletes (up to 60 athletes unofficially)Online Registration:  5meter.com/HarvardCoaches (see bios below): Ted Minnis, Head Coach Men’s & Women’s Coach at Harvard UniversityChassie Churnside, Assistant Coach Men’s & Women’s Coach at Harvard University 
Ted Minnis, Harvard University Head Coach for Men’s & Women’s Water Polo:

 
Ted Minnis has been the Head Coach of Harvard Water Polo for the past eights years and is the winningest coach in Harvard Water Polo history for both the men’s and women’s programs.  The Harvard Men’s program qualified for the NCAA Tournament in 2017.  Ted was recognized as the USA Water Polo National Distinguished Men's Coaching Award Winner in 2016.  Coach Minnis was named the CWPA Division 1 Women's Coach of the Year, the first such honor obtained by a Harvard women's water polo coach. In 2013, Coach Minnis was named the 2013 CWPA Division 1 Men’s Coach of the Year.  Minnis has competed and coached at the youth, club and high school level and before coming to Harvard, Ted served as the interim director of athletics, aquatics director and head water polo and swim coach as the Castilleja School in Palo Alto, Calif.  Additionally, Minnis is a veteran coach at the Stanford Water Polo Club where he won two Junior Olympic bronze medals, a U.S. Club Championship and finished among the top 10 at various national tournaments numerous times. Minnis served as the head coach for the Olympic Development Program Pacific Zone for three years and in 2009 worked with the National Youth team staff.  In 2007, Minnis was named the USA Water Polo National Development Coach of the Year and in 2005 and 2007 was a Positive Coaching Alliance finalist for coach of the year.
 
Chassie Churnside, Harvard University Assistant Coach for Men’s & Women’s Water Polo:
 
Cassie Churnside joined the Harvard's men's and women's water polo coaching staff in June 2014 and has helped guide the program through its most successful years ever.  Churnside is an Orange, Calif., native and helped lead the Stanford Cardinal to the 2011 and 2012 NCAA titles.  Churnside was captain her senior year and graduated from Stanford in 2012 with a bachelor of arts in communication.  Prior to attending Stanford, Cassie played at Villa Park High School where she captained the water polo team her junior and senior years, was a four time All American, finished her time at Villa Park as the all time leading goal scorer in program history, and was the Century League MVP three times.  Cassie was also on the USA Water Polo Women’s Youth National team from 2005-2007 and played club water for SET where she placed in the top five multiple times at various national championships including the the National Junior Olympics, US Open Nationals, and the USA Water Polo Top 40 Festival.