Grades 4-8, coed
June 24-28 (Mon. - Fri.) | 12 - 3 p.m. | $225
This camp is designed for beginning water polo players who are interested in learning more about the game. Water polo is the oldest Olympic team sport and the aquatic skills needed to enjoy it are fun and rewarding. Instruction will include:
- rules, terminology and history
- water and dry land conditioning
- treading water, eggbeater and scissor kick
- ball handling, passing, shooting
Campers must be able to swim 25 yards.
- discussion of skills and goals
- in-water and dry land conditioning
- ball handling and shooting
- body movement and positioning
About The Coaches
Allie Lamb has been involved in water polo for more than 15 years, has played for some of the greatest coaches in the United States, including Rich Corso, former Olympic coach and currently the head water polo coach at U.C. Berkeley; former Olympic coach Ricardo Azevedo; and Keith Wilbur, past U.S. national team player, currently head coach at Santa Clara University. Ms. Lamb served one year as a volunteer assistant coach at Santa Clara University and has coached at Harker for the last two seasons. She played four years of Division I water polo at Santa Clara University, and served as a team captain of the team in 2009.
Ted Ujifusa began playing water polo in 1964. After playing at Lincoln High School in San Jose he was recruited to play at the University of California, Berkeley, which won their first NCAA championship his senior year. He began his coaching career in 1974. He is the only coach in CCS history to win championships at two different public high schools (Leland, Cupertino). He has also been an assistant coach at Cal for both the men’s and women’s team, Coast Conference Coach of the Year while at De Anza College, women’s head coach at San Jose State University, and winner of a National Master’s Championship (Club U, 40+). More than 45 of his players have been named All-American. Mr. Ujifusa was recently inducted into the Lincoln Higih School Athletic Hall of Fame. He is currently the head boys water polo coach at The Harker School.