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KAP7 Presents: Ocean Water Polo with Wolf Wigo

KAP7 Presents: Ocean Water Polo with Wolf Wigo

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — Olympian and KAP7 co-founder Wolf Wigo takes the KAP7 inflatable goal out in to the Pacific Ocean for some training. Beautiful scenery and some great trick shots.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAT8m78tHYI&feature=emb_logo

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212 Claim 2019-20 American Water Polo Scholar-Athlete Award

212 Claim 2019-20 American Water Polo Scholar-Athlete Award

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — American Water Polo (AWP) recognizes 212 members with 2019-20 Scholar-Athlete recognition. Athletes honored by AWP must meet the following standards: Student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). If no GPA...

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The Pingry School (N.J.) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

The Pingry School (N.J.) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. -- The Pingry School (Somerset County, N.J.) seeks to hire a head water polo coach for the fall season. This coach will mentor and motivate student-athletes in their water polo while emphasizing their holistic growth. In accordance with Pingry’s...

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2020 National State Challenge Cancelled

2020 National State Challenge Cancelled

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. --  Unfortunately, based on the current situation caused by the Coronavirus, American Water Polo is cancelling the National State Challenge for 2020.  AWP is hopeful that the situation in the next few months will change sufficiently to allow smaller...

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Edition – Balance

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Edition – Balance

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with another video focusing on goalies. This week, Jack Bowen demonstrates legwork for goalies to maintain their balance in the water.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5NWPzThvQI

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Germantown Academy (Pa.) Seeks Girls’ Water Polo Coach

Germantown Academy (Pa.) Seeks Girls’ Water Polo Coach

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Germantown Academy seeks a part-time, experienced, dynamic head coach for varsity girls' water polo to start in August 2020. Qualified applicants will meet the following criteria: Requirements: Direct the instruction in the sport of Water Polo for...

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Workout – Firewalk

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Workout – Firewalk

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with another video focusing on goalkeeper leg-conditioning. This week, Jack Bowen presents his favorite leg-conditioning drill "Firewalk".   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMqyuta-ZGI

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Workout/Bronco Drill

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Workout/Bronco Drill

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with another video focusing on goalkeeper leg work and conditioning. This week, Jack Bowen presents "Bronco" a drill named after his Stanford University goalie coach.  This drill works on conditioning and...

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American Water Polo Cancels Main Line League Until April 1

American Water Polo Cancels Main Line League Until April 1

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Based on the decisions made by various schools and the recent statement from the Governor of Pennsylvania, all Main Line League competition has been canceled until April 1st. We will evaluate the situation as it changes to determine if additional...

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Exclusion

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Exclusion

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with another video focusing on goalie exclusions. This week, Olympian Wolf Wigo talks about making and executing a plan for when the goalie gets excluded. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm9IUdGmLxw

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American Water Polo Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

American Water Polo Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The recent news involving the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) has created numerous challenges as teams decide whether to practice and/or compete in tournaments. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is closely monitoring the issue and...

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Off the Water Shots (Part II)

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Off the Water Shots (Part II)

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with another video focusing on off the water shots. Stanford University standout Kelly (Eaton) Mann discusses/demonstrates three types of shots (Push-Off, Screw and Tee Shots) with a defender....

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Off the Water Shots

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Off the Water Shots

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with a video focusing on off the water shots. Stanford University standout Kelly (Eaton) Mann discusses/demonstrates three types of shots: Push-Off, Screw and Tee Shots....

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Drive Defense

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Drive Defense

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with a video focusing on drive defense. Stanford University standout Kelly (Eaton) Mann talks through and demonstrates defensive techniques and body positioning to help prevent drives....

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Drive Offense

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Drive Offense

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week series continues with a video focusing on drive offense. Stanford University standout Kelly (Eaton) Mann talks about some drive and pick plays. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTN8-lozQ3Y&feature=emb_logo

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Passing Drills

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Passing Drills

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — New videos in the KAP7 Tip of the Week series return this week with the launch of “Passing Drills”. Olympian and KAP7 co-founder Wolf Wigo demonstrates passing drills and explains how each can help improve a player’s game....

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KAP7 Tip of the Week (Goalie Edition): Goalie Corner Lunge

KAP7 Tip of the Week (Goalie Edition): Goalie Corner Lunge

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week continues with more helpful guides to improve your game. This week, two-time water polo All-America and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Most Valuable Player at Stanford University, 2006 United States Olympic...

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KAP7 Tip of the Week (Goalie Edition): One on Goalie

KAP7 Tip of the Week (Goalie Edition): One on Goalie

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The KAP7 Tip of the Week continues with more helpful guides to improve your game. This week, two-time water polo All-America and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Most Valuable Player at Stanford University, 2006 United States Olympic...

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New Water Polo Club at Episcopal Academy

New Water Polo Club at Episcopal Academy

  Bridgeport- PA- Established in 2019, Alpha Water Polo Club aims to develop the best boys and girls water polo players in the Greater Philadelphia Area. We attempt to accomplish this goal in four ways: Teaching Fundamentals, Fundamentals, Fundamentals Specific...

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KAP7 Tip of The Week: Shot Faking

KAP7 Tip of The Week: Shot Faking

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The KAP7 Tip of the Week continues with more helpful guides to improve your game. This week, three-time Olympian and KAP7 co-founder Wolf Wigo offers tips on shot faking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWUCZ15Gdu4

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Utica College Seeks Women’s Water Polo Athletic Assistant

Utica College Seeks Women’s Water Polo Athletic Assistant

UTICA, N.Y. — Utica College has an immediate opening for athletic assistant coach for women’s water polo.   To apply, CLICK HERE. Responsibilities: Assists Head Coach with all facets of a varsity sports program including organizing and planning of all practices and...

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KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Edition – Communication

KAP7 Tip of the Week: Goalie Edition – Communication

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The wait is over as the KAP7 Tip of the Week series returns with more helpful guides to improve your game. This week, two-time water polo All-America and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Most Valuable Player at Stanford University,...

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353 Athletes Earn Scholar Athlete Award for 2018-19

353 Athletes Earn Scholar Athlete Award for 2018-19

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- American Water Polo (AWP) recognizes 353 student-athletes with 2018-19 American Water Polo Scholar-Athlete awards. Athletes honored by AWP must meet the following standards:Student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point...

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2019 National State Challenge: Day 4

2019 National State Challenge: Day 4

Orlando Thunder Blue Takes 2019 National State Challenge Boys' 18U Title Via 23-10 Defeat of MaverickLANSDALE, Pa. -- Touma Mack and Danny Cruz both scored seven times, while Alec Johnson punched in five goals, as Orlando Thunder Blue (Fla.) overwhelmed...

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2019 National State Challenge: Day 3

2019 National State Challenge: Day 3

Tiger Water Polo Collects Third Place in Bracket A by Grounding Cardinal, 17-4, in Final Boys' 18U Contest on Third Day of National State Challenge LANSDALE, Pa. - Blake Camerlin scored four times to lead Tiger Water Polo (Pa.) to a 17-4 win versus...

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2019 National State Challenge: Day 2

2019 National State Challenge: Day 2

Buxmont Busts La Salle, 14-8, to Notch Second Win in Boys' 18U Bracket A at 2019 National State Challenge AMBLER, Pa. - Goalie Caine Dusza posted 14 saves, including five in the first quarter, as Buxmont (Pa.) overcame an early 1-0 deficit to snag a 3-1...

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2019 National State Challenge: Day 1

2019 National State Challenge: Day 1

Team Chicago Cracks Orlando Thunder White, 23-7, to Conclude Day One 18U Boys' Action at 2019 National State Challenge LANSDALE, Pa. -- Team Chicago (Ill.) received six goals from Austin Russell and five from both Dan Adamson and Ruari Murphy to overpower...

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KAP7 San Diego Clinic hosted by Wolf Wigo

KAP7 San Diego Clinic hosted by Wolf Wigo

 BRIDGEPORT, Pa Come join 3x Olympian Wolf Wigo in a unique clinic experience.  Athlete's will learn from the best with in-water instruction from Coach Wigo as well as other Olympians and high level coaches.  The morning session will focus on the fundamental skills...

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Chamblee Water Polo (Georgia) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

Chamblee Water Polo (Georgia) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Chamblee Water Polo is a high school team that plays in the Georgia High School Water Polo Association.  Our team is comprised of approximately 30 co-ed students from 6th to 12th grade.  Practices are held at Chamblee High School which is located...

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Wolf Wigo Clinic 11/17 @ Fordham

Wolf Wigo Clinic 11/17 @ Fordham

  BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) in conjunction with American Water Polo (AWP) will host a Water Polo Clinic with former Olympian Wolf Wigo on Saturday, November 17, at Fordham University’s Col. Francis B. Messmore Aquatic Center...

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Free Membership Promotion

Free Membership Promotion

Bridgeport, PA- For the remainder of 2018 American Water Polo will be giving away free membership to an entire team.  A full year absolutely free (Includes t-shirt, membership card and insurance coverage) Teams that have never been members of American Water Polo are...

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The Pingry School (N.J.) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

The Pingry School (N.J.) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The Pingry School (Somerset County, N.J.) seeks to hire a head water polo coach for the Fall season. This coach will mentor and motivate student-athletes in their water polo while emphasizing their holistic growth. In accordance with Pingry’s Honor...

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Chicago Area Water Polo Pioneer Rob Lindgren Passes Away

Chicago Area Water Polo Pioneer Rob Lindgren Passes Away

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Chicago area water polo and aquatics pioneer Rob Lindgren passed away on Sunday, July 15, after battling pancreatic cancer since last November. A longtime supporter of American Water Polo (AWP) in the Midwest, Lindgren started Hersey High School’s...

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Haverford School (Pa.) Seeks Assistant Water Polo Coach

Haverford School (Pa.) Seeks Assistant Water Polo Coach

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The Haverford School, located in Haverford, Pa., is looking for an assistant coach for the upcoming 2018 Fall season. The boys prep school is looking for a coach that can help with the high school and middle school programs. The season starts August...

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Walt Whitman High School (Md.) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

Walt Whitman High School (Md.) Seeks Head Water Polo Coach

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Walt Whitman High School, located at 7100 Whittier Boulevard, Bethesda, Md., seeks a head high school coach for the season of August 21-November 9, 2018. The only Public School in the greater Maryland/Washington D.C./Virginia area with a water polo...

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MLL Senior Champs 2018 Penn

MLL Senior Champs 2018 Penn

  BRIDGEPORT, Pa--The Main Line League B Division wrapped up competition this past weekend with the Penn Quakers remaining unbeaten. After setting an undefeated regular season with six wins and no losses or ties, the Quakers headed into the championship as the...

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LaSalle Wins 2018 Main Line League Senior

LaSalle Wins 2018 Main Line League Senior

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. --The Main Line League Senior “A” Division wrapped up play this week with La Salle University posting a perfect season. The Explorers opened with two victories over Kingfish Vets (West Lawn, PA) 21-8 and the Harrisburg HAWCS (Harrisburg, PA) 5-0 and...

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Daylight Saving Time to Begin on Sunday, March 11

Daylight Saving Time to Begin on Sunday, March 11

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — American Water Polo (AWP) reminds its membership that Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 11. Clocks officially “spring forward” at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. That means that the time between 2:00-3:00 a.m. on Sunday doesn’t...

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