Water Polo - 18 & Unders

About the group

Athletes 9th grade and older participate in 2 hour-long practices, focused on fundamentals and teamwork. egg-beater while working on fundamental passing and body position skills. The second half of practice usually involves shooting drills, frontcourt work, and counter-attack drills. The goal of the Santa Clara program is to develop athletes for high school varsity, national-level competitions, and collegiate level water polo.


Expectations / Required skills

  • Proven attendance record of missing no more than 2 practices per month

  • Has mastered balancing a high level of an academic workload with elite-level athlete requirements

  • Has made Santa Clara Water Polo and teammates the highest priority extracurricular activity


Age Eligibility

A player's age division is determined by the athlete's age on August 1st of the year in which the tournament is being held.

  • Example: If a player is 14 years old on August 1, they are eligible to compete in the 14&U division. If an athlete turns 15 on or before August 1st, his/her age is 15 on August 1st and is therefore no longer eligible for the 14&U division. They are, however, able to participate in the 16&U division.


Registration Dues 

Log in to iClasspro here to register. 


Practice Schedule 

Practice schedule is located on the team google calendar and on the Practice Schedule webpage. 



Tournament Dates 

Tournament schedule is located on the team google calendar and on the Practice Schedule webpage.


Scrimmage: June 3 (HS Girls)

Santa Cruz Classic: June 11 & July 9 (Girls) June 10 & July 8 (Boys)

JO Quals - June 16-18

Junior Olympics
  • Boys: July 15-18
  • Girls: July 20-23