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 Midlakes Water Polo is a recreational league that emphasizes sportsmanship, education, skill development, and participation through friendly competition.  Participants must be active, dues-paying members of current Midlakes Clubs in good standing. Water Polo is open to any member of the 27 Midlakes Teams.


Welcome to the 2018 Season

Coaches     Parent Reps     Resources     Archives

Water Polo Google Drive

Water Polo Google Calendar



Referee Training

Thursday July 5th, 2018
1:00-3:00 pm
Edgebrook Club
 

Water Polo Clinic

Sunday July 15th, 2018
9:00-11:00 am
Mercer Island Beach Club
hosted by Northwest Water Polo Club
 

Champs week Game Location

For All games- first team listed wears white caps.  

Wednesday 8/16- 10 & under- @ Phantom Lake

Thursday 8/17- 12 & under- NHSTC

Friday 8/18- 14 & under EB

Saturday 8/19- 15 & over- MSC 


2017 League Results 

 

Awards

Coach Of The Year 2017 - Eric Kress (FW)

*Coach of Year goes to the Coach that demonstrated leadership in program development, skills training and sportsmanship

The 2017 Gary Haslam Award- Ellie Adams (SAM)

*The Gary Haslam award goes to a coach or assistant coach that is a graduating senior and who best represents what the Midlakes Waterpolo League hope to accomplish: growing the sport of water polo to include new recreation players at all levels, coaching with kindness, patience and excellence, and being an overall team player with peers and players.

 

Sunday 8/20- Championship Games Results

Congratulations!

10 & under Champs - MSC

12 & under Champs -  MSC

14 & under Champs - SAM

15 & over Champs - MSC

 

Special thanks to:

Leslie Adams, SAM, Season and Tournament Scheduling
Annie Price, KG, Lead Parent Rep
Colleen Pana, EB, Finance
Bob Bakh, PL, Rosters 
Melissa Lloyd OL/TRI Awards 
Farrah Kunkel, Referee Scheduling
Jonathan Alford, Board President, League Oversight 

 


 

***Athletes must be a current or past member of a Midlakes facility***
We will put together two teams with the athletes that come.  
 
Tentative Men's open Schedule! 
 
 Monday- 8/8 @ MIBC- PL vs MI @ 8pm
 
Tuesday- 8/9 @ MSC- MI vs EB @ 8pm
 
Wed-  8/10 @ EB  - PL vs EB  8pm
 
***Athletes must be a current or past member of the club they are playing for***

***Swim suit and Apparel clarification***

 

Suits that are NOT Allowed                                                         Suits that are allowed

Any Club swim suit                                                                             Any other suits, including high school

EX- Rain City

      Northwest

If an athlete is wearing a year round club team suit, the referee will give them a chance to change their suit,  If this does not happen, then that one athlete will be asked to exit the pool and will not longer be eligible to play until they change their suit.

Pool deck apparel-

Coaches and referees are restricted from wearing any year round club apparel.  

Athletes should not wear year round apparel or suits in field of play. 

Spectators have no restrictions.  


Ref Schedule

Ref Schedule Week 2

Saturday August 5th: Jeannie & Tory

Sunday August 6th: Andrew & Jeannie

 

Ref Schedule Week 3

Thursday August 10th:  Jake & Tory

Friday August 11th: Kevin & Jake 

Saturday August 12th: Jeannie & Jake

Sunday August 13th: Andrew & Blake

 


Regular Season Game locations for 2017 season

 

Thursdays for 12U

Fridays for 10U

Saturdays for 14U

Sundays for 15O

Regular Season practice will start Monday July 24th!

 

 


Information for Coaches

A reminder that every member of the coaching staff must be certified in Lifeguard Training or Coaches Safety Training before the season begins. Head coaches must also attend a mandatory rules clinic and pass a rules test before the first game of the second week of the season. Finally, coaches must maintain official regular season and tournament rosters that accurately reflect members participating on their teams.

Dates & Locations for 2017 Rules Clinic

July 20- coaches meeting and rules clinic.  6pm @ NHSTC.  Please have all your  coaches attend.  We will cover rules of the game as well as referee interaction.  

Coach Checklist 

A comprehensive document that helps organize due dates, game schedules, committee meetings, and more!

Agenda

 

Coaches must submit one roster form for each team, and they must keep these forms updated throughout the regular season by submitting any additions or subtractions. Initial rosters are due before the second week of games. Please feel free to download the document and submit digital copies of your rosters.

 

Regular Season Roster Form

10U Roster Form

12U Roster Form

14u Roster Form

15O Roster Form

Coaches must submit a tournament roster form that includes any athlete participating in the tournament. Rosters are due at the Tournament Coaches Meeting. Please remember that Midlakes recommends athletes play up no more than one age group.

Tournament Roster Form

BEST PRACTICES GUIDELINES

Skills and Drills-  If you  have any drills you would like to share, please send them to Farrah Kunkel- Newporknightswaterpolo@gmail.com.  Also, if you  are looking for more drills to do with your  teams, you may also email the address above for some ideas.  


Information for Parent Representatives

Every club that participates in Midlakes Water Polo must have one parent representative to sit on the Midlakes Water Polo Committee. Parent Representatives should also plan to attend all meetings of the Committee, and will also act as the primary liaison between their Club and the League.

PARENT REP CHECKLIST

A comprehensive document that helps organize due dates, committee meetings, and more!

REGISTRATION FORMS

Please remember that, as of the 2017 season, all water polo players must adhere to the same registration requirements as Midlakes swimmers. This means clubs are responsible for ensuring that athletes and parents have completed BOTH the Midlakes Hold Harmless Form AND Lystedt Act Concussion Information Sheet.

For a sample of a combined registration form (Swimming & Water Polo) CLICK HERE. For standalone and editable versions: HOLD HARMLESS FORM / LYSTEDT ACT CONCUSSION INFORMATION SHEET

2016 WATER POLO OPERATING PLAN -

2017 WATER POLO OPERATING PLAN -  updated 4/4/17

The governing document for the league.


Additional Documentation and Resources

Water Polo Director: Farrah Kunkel (Newport Hills)

COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDAS & MINUTES

Water Polo 101

History of Women's Water Polo

Clock Transfer Schedule: Click Here

Game Stat Sheet: Click Here


Current Midlakes Clubs that offer Water Polo:

 

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Edgebrook Club "Orcas"

425-746-2786

13454 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA  98006

www.edgebrookclub.org

 

     KG   (combining KGR - KGM - KGG - HW)

     Kingsgate Water Polo @ KGR pool

     425-823-1520

     11711 NE 137th Street, Kirkland, WA  98034

           http://royals.kingsgate1.org/royals.htm

 

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Mercer Island Beach Club

206-232-3125

8326 Avalon Drive, Mercer Island, WA  98040

www.mibeachclub.com

 

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Mercer Island Country Club

206-232-5600

8700 SE 71st, Mercer Island, WA  98040

www.mercerislandcc.com

 

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Mercerwood Shore Club "Manta Rays"

206-232-1622 

4150 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA  98040

www.mercerwood.com

 

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Newport Hill Swim & Tennis Club "Sharks"

425-746-9510

5464 119th Ave., SE., Bellevue, WA  98006

www.nhstc.com

 

NW

Norwood "Ducks"

425-747-1750 

2340 123rd Pl., SE, Bellevue, WA  98005

www.norwoodswimclub.org

 

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Overlake "Otters"

425-454-7971

8000 NE 16th St., Medina, WA  98039

http://www.overlakeotters.com

 

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Phantom Lake "Phantoms"

425-747-0260 

15810 SE 24th St., Bellevue, WA  98008

www.phantomlakeclub.com

    

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      Samena "Thunderbirds"

425-746-1160 

15231 Lake Hills Blvd., Bellevue, WA  98007

www.samena.com

 

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Somerset Rec Club

425-747-5575 

4445 Somerset Blvd. SE, Bellevue, WA  98066

P.O. Box 5615

www.somersetrec.org

 

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Tam O-Shanter "Water Rats"

425-746-3855

1313 183rd Ave., NE, Bellevue,WA  98008

www.tamoshanter.net

 

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Triangle "Tigersharks"

425-454-9975

1919 108th Ave., SE, Bellevue, WA  98004

www.trianglepool.org

 

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Woodridge Swim Club "Warriers"

425-746-7030

12320 SE 14th St., Bellevue, WA  98005

http://www.woodridgeswimclub.org/swimteam.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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