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Jason Ickert

We have a lot of great content in this week's message.  Thank you for your time in reading through the entire message to find all the great things going on with Thunder Water Polo. Thunder Summer Season To view the full summer practice schedule for all age groups click here. Registration for Summer Season is now open for all local athletes. Invite your friends to join in on the fun!!!  Connect to the Thunder Water Polo Summer Events page here to register.  SafeSport Mandatory Training for Athletes 18 & Up As communicated in the National...

Jason Ickert

Thunder Summer Season Registration for Summer Season is now open for all local athletes. Invite your friends to join in on the fun!!!  Connect to the Thunder Water Polo Summer Events page  here to register.  LAST CHANCE - TAGS Shirt order!!! Tomorrow is the last day to order your  Texas Age Group State (TAGS) Championship shirts.  Pre-Order to ensure you get the size you need.  Shirts will be  distributed  at the tournament on May 11th & 12th in Keller.  Order Shirt:      https://www.customink.com/g/ehk0-00bt-q5w1 Thunder Flash Store - NOW OPEN Attention all parents the Thunder Flash Store is OPEN!  WE DO...

Jason Ickert

Congratulations to all of our Thunder Athletes and Coaches, who participated in the Southside Badger Brawl this past weekend! Thunder Black placed 2nd in the 8th grade coed Navy Division, and Thunder Silver brings home 3rd in the 8th grade coed Silver Division.  In the 8th grade Female Division, Thunder brings home 1st, and the 6th grade coed also brings home the Gold! USAWP North Texas - Town Hall Meeting Please join the USA Water Polo North Texas Town Hall Meeting this Sunday, April 14th at the Southlake Carroll ISD Aquatic...

Jason Ickert

We hope that everyone is enjoying their Spring Break! As a reminder practice will resume next week at all practice locations. We would also like to wish all of our female Thunder Athletes competing at the ODP National Championships this coming weekend in Riverside, CA the best of luck!  We know that you will represent Thunder and USA Water Polo Southwest Zone well. Go Thunder!!! Mandatory National Team Meeting All parents mark your calendars to attend the National Team meeting with your athletes. We will discuss summer participation expectations and National Junior Olympic timeline and information.  It...

Jason Ickert

Splashball - Learn to Play  Splashball is a form of Water Polo that combines skills from Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Football, Volleyball and puts these skills in the water. It is a non-contact kid friendly version of water polo played in a shallow pool and/or with a noodle for support. All the fundamentals of water polo will be taught in a fun and safe atmosphere.  We have programs for ages 5-11 at all the Thunder Water Polo Practice Locations seasonally.  The intent is to provide basic skills and understanding of the sport in a recreational...

Jason Ickert

Sign up today for the Tony Azevedo and Adam Wright Clinic June 2&3 https:/azevedo.sportngin.com/register/form/231124944 This is an excellent opportunity for training before Southwest Zones. With all the North Texas Clubs invited this camp will fill up quickly so sign up today! To Register for this Event visit:  https:/azevedo.sportngin.com/register/form/231124944

Jason Ickert

This is a big weekend for Thunder Water Polo as we host the Thunder Spring Invite.  We also have several of our male athletes participating in the Olympic Development Program (ODP) National Championship in Riverside, CA.  We wish them all the best of luck as they represent Thunder and the Southwest Zone!  Check out the full Thunder Bolt below for volunteer opportunities, new rules and event schedules. FINA Rules - March 1st Beginning March 1, select new rules and interpretations will go into effect for all USA Water Polo sanctioned events...

Jason Ickert

Thank You! Thank you Thunder families for supporting your athlete’s growth and desire to excel by encouraging their dedication to practice, attending tournaments, and supplemental camps. We have seen tremendous growth this year in our athletes as individuals as well as their ability to play as a team. The Thunder management team listened to your input and provided more competitive opportunities for your athletes this year and so far, we have sent multiple teams to play in 5 out of state tournaments. We no longer show up and hope to...