Willamette Valley Water Polo has been providing a positive, competitive Water Polo experience in Salem and Albany for over 10 years. Our coaching staff is Nike Open Water 2015experienced, trained. We have been an integral part of USA Water Polo’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) coaching staff since its introduction in the Northwest three years ago. Our goal is to provide a positive place for young athletes to learn and compete in the sport of water polo through an experienced coaching staff and teams for all ages and abilities including:

  • Boys, Girls, and Co-ed
  • Master’s (post-High School)
  • 18 and under (High School)
  • 16 and under (High School)
  • Age Group (14 and under)

We provide a reasonable fee structure which includes:

  • a single fee for our entire 7 month season (January – mid August) which includes Team T-shirt and water polo suit (with NO additional pool use fees!)
  • OregonElite_245x301membership in USA Water Polo (our sponsoring body) required
  • nominal fees for optional local tournament opportunities
  • other optional out of state tournaments based upon travel costs
  • participation in the only Open Water Water Polo tournament in the country: 3 day tournament money based upon “hard” costs to the club
  • purchase of team sweat jacket and back pack
  • payment plans available
  • some scholarships and financial aid (for registration fee only) available
  • registration for 2014 is now open
WVWP is the only water polo organization in Oregon affiliation with Jack Kocur, Pepperdine University Head Coach 2006-2012, University of Southern California (USC) 2012-present and Performance Water Polo.

I have had the honor and privilege of running water polo camps for the Willamette Valley Water Polo Club (WVWP) for the past 8 years. Steve Sessa and I have developed a great relationship which has allowed us both to grow into better coaches for our athletes. Due to Coach Sessa’s guidance and his dedication to sharing his love of the game with youth in the Willamette Valley area, this club is now nationally known in the USA Water Polo community. I strongly recommend WVWP to any young athlete interested in water polo. The program will teach them sportsmanship, discipline, dedication, hard work, respect, and will ignite in them a love of the game.

I look forward to continuing this great relationship with WVWP, and to being a part of their great annual Nike Open Water Polo Tournament in the future.
Jack Kocur
USC Men’s Coaching Staff
USA Men’s Coaching Staff
USAWP Bio

Terry Schroeder

Terry Schroeder

WVWP is the only water polo organization in Oregon affiliated with Terry Schroeder
U.S. Men’s National Team Head Coach

 

 

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