Thunder Bolt February 5th, 2019

Jason Ickert
Feb 5, 2019

Good Luck!!!

We want to wish all of our athletes competing at the Spinlob Tournament in Austin, TX and Kap7 International Tournament in Irvine, CA this weekend the best of luck. Show everyone what Texas Water Polo is all about!  Check out our Social Media accounts over the weekend for the latest on both of these tournaments FacebookTwitterInstagram

Spring Season Sign-Ups

Registration for the 2019 Thunder Spring Season is OPEN!  (This registration is for Local Program 8th/6thGrade and Under Athletes ONLY). All information is available via the   2019 Thunder Spring Season Event Page.

Registration Deadline – Monday, February 18th

Pegasus to Host 2nd Annual Spring Break Camp

Pegasus Water Polo Academy is happy to announce the 2nd Annual Pegasus Spring Break Camp for all of you that will spend your spring break in Dallas.  Pegasus Coaches will be running this half day camp.

Dates: March 11-15 at SMU from 10am-1pm.

Cost per athlete: $300

Registration Deadline – Monday, March 11th

Registration is open online at pegasuswaterpolo.org. Please follow this link or go under the “Event” section on the website.  All information is available via the Pegasus Water Polo Website Spring Break Event Page.

Thunder Spring Invite – Tournament Shirts

The Thunder Spring Invite will be held March 2nd & 3rd in Southlake Texas.  Information on athlete registration can be found below in the Thunder Events Section.

Tournament Shirts are now on sale!  Pre-orders are available now and will be distributed at the tournament.  Guarantee your size by ordering now!

          Ordering Deadline – Friday, February 15th

Thunder Yard Signs – ON SALE NOW - $40.00

Show your Thunder Pride and order a personalized Thunder Yard Sign today! These are great as a gift or just to remind everyone in the neighborhood that you have an athlete that plays one of the best sport on earth!  Complete this Thunder Yard Sign order form to place your order today.  Each sign cost $40.00.

There are two ways to Pay.  When completing your order form you can elect to “Pay at Thunder Spring Invite” where the apparel table will take your payment by Credit Card or Cash March 2nd - 3rd, or you can select “Bill My Card.” The payment will be charged to your Credit Card on file along with your March payment.  Any orders not paid for by March 4th will be excluded from the order.  Signs will be delivered in March to your athletes practice location.

Valentine’s Day Shopping

Will you be our Valentine? Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/27-5555694 and AmazonSmile donates to North Texas Thunder Water Polo.

Feel The Thunder Newsletter

The first edition of the “Feel The Thunder” Newsletter was released on February 1st.  This will be a bi-monthly communication focused on highlighting the accomplishments of our Athletes, Coaches, and Volunteers.  It will also detail club events, USA Water Polo News, and news happening within the Southwest Zone.  If you have not had a chance to read this inaugural edition you can find a copy at this link.

Kap7 International Tournament – February 9th – 10th – Irvine, CA

This event is for our National Team athletes in 18/16/14/12U boys and 14/12U girls. February 9th & 10th at Wollett Aquatic Center & Surrounding Pools in Irvine, CA.  Registration is now closed.

Spinlob Classic Tournament – February 9th – 10th – Austin, TX

This event is for our 16/18U National Girls only, and will be February 9th – 10th, at the UT Swim Center, 1900 Robert Deadman Drive, 1 University Stadium D4000, Austin, TX 78712.  Registration is now closed.

Thunder Spring Invite – March 2nd – 3rd – Southlake, TX

This event is open for ALL Thunder Athletes, and will be March 2nd – 3rd, at Carroll ISD Natatorium, 1501 W Southlake Blvd, Southlake, TX 76092.  For additional information and to register for this event please visit the Thunder Spring Invite Event page.  Order your tournament shirts here.

          Registration Deadline: Monday, February 18th

Graduating Seniors - Thunder Scholarship

Annually Thunder Water Polo supports our senior's in their college endeavors by awarding two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors.  The entry period for this scholarship is now open and runs through April 1st, 2019.  For additional details on how to apply for the scholarship please visit the Thunder Scholarship Page. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Dallas Summer Classic.

Application Deadline:  April 1st, 2019

Positive Coaching Alliance 

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See you at the pool!

Thunder Board of Directors

Thunder Mission Statement

North Texas Thunder Water Polo's mission is to promote a positive atmosphere that encourages self-esteem, hard work, physical fitness, teamwork and respect for self and others which will maximize each athlete’s potential and to develop players of character from novice to the national level