LAST WEEK OF SUMMER PRACTICE! 7/17-7/21

The summer has FLOWN by. We are now entering our last week of practice!

Please see the schedule below. Note- There is NO high school night league.

MONDAY 7/17:
- No morning practice
- All athletes please go to the 4pm practice

TUESDAY 7/18:
-Normal schedule

THURSDAY 7/20:
-Normal Schedule

FRIDAY 7/21:
- LAST PRACTICE!!!
- No morning practice. All athletes please go to the 4pm practice.

Thank you all for a great summer!

WEST VALLEY TOURNAMENT 7/15 & 7/16

We will be having our 16u and 18u play in the West Valley Tournament this coming weekend. Please see the rosters and schedule on the TeamApp and additional information below.

All games are at West Valley Junior College

16U: 
Saturday 7/15:
8:20 am vs SJ Express
9:10 am vs BAC
10:50 am vs DACA

18U:
Sunday 7/16:
1:20 pm vs Amador Valley
2:10 vs Napa
3:50 vs ATOWN

1) Their is a $5 gate fee per person.

2) Each team playing must provide a person to work the table, either running the clock and/or keeping score sheets.

3) If you are playing at WV remind your parents to bring quarters and dollars to pay for parking. Everyone needs to park in parking lot 7.

Parking vending machines are by the tennis courts and in parking lot 7.
 

COACH BRANDON AWARDED TOP COACH

Congratulations to @StanfordWPC Head Coach Brandon Johnson on being awarded Top Coach at this year’s 18U @KAP7WaterPolo Futures Superfinals! 
 

SCHEDULE- WEEK OF 7/10-7/14

Please see the schedule below as there will be some changes to the practice times due to M-A leaving for high school championships.

All groups will have tomorrow off as most athletes played in games today. We will have our first annual Club Day tomorrow night, 5:30-8pm on the pool deck at M-A. Please make sure you have RSVP if you are coming. There will be food provided.

Monday 7/10: 
NO PRACTICE
Club Day 5:30-8:00pm
-Agenda:
5:30 pm  Check in
6:00 pm Parents vs players game
7:00 pm Dinner
8:00 pm End


Tuesday 7/11:
Normal Practice

Wednesday 7/12:
-Wednesday Night League
Rosters will be sent out Monday

Thursday 7/13:
NO morning practice. HS1 will practice 4-6pm. 
HS2 and MS are normal

Friday 7/14: 
-NO morning practice. HS1 will practice 4-6pm. 
HS2 and MS are normal

See you all at Club Day!! 

16U SANTA CRUZ TOURNAMENT 7/9

16U players and parents:

Please see the information below regarding this weekend's tournament.

Game 1: 9:20am vs Cal Republic @ Cabrillo College

Game 2: TBD @ Cabrillo College

Game 3: TBD @ Cabrillo College or Santa Cruz HS

Please be at Cabrillo College at 8:30 am

Here is a link to the schedule:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dCLXzMIS26F7b_bK_90kZWN89wW_Uh14myRrrp6Hry4/edit#gid=2136321166

Message from tournament director:

There is free parking at all sites, but there is an adult $4.00 gate fee. This is a summer fund-raiser for our local high schools. Thanks for your support! 
 

14U WEST VALLEY TOURNAMENT 7/9

14U players and parents:

Please see the information below for the upcoming tournament on Sunday 7/9.

ALL GAMES AT MT. VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Game 1- 9:30 am vs Oakwood
Game 2- 10:15 am vs West Valley B
Game 3- 11:30 am vs. Bay Area Polo

Please arrive by 8:45 am on Sunday.

The schedule is on TeamApp under the tournament section.

Additional information from the tournament director:

1) There is a $5 gate fee per person.

2) Each team playing must provide a person to work the table, either running the clock and/or keeping score sheets.

Note: We are running two courses at MV for the lower divisions. Be ready to warm up on deck and ready to go.

4TH OF JULY WEEK- PRACTICE SCHEDULE, GAMES, AND TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Reminders and highlights for next week:

Monday 7/3- No Practice
Tuesday 7/4- No Practice
Wednesday 7/5- Night League game - 16u 5 pm, 18u 5:30 pm
Thursday 7/6- Normal practice
Friday 7/7- ALL athletes will practice in the morning. NO afternoon practice
Sunday 7/9- 16u Wax Em Tournament & 14u West Valley Tournament

Rosters for the night league games and weekend tournaments are listed on the TeamApp, and under the team selection section. The schedules for the tournaments have not come out yet.

FRIDAY 6/30 HS SCRIMMAGE

Please see the roster on TeamApp for the scrimmage tomorrow morning from 9 to 11 AM at St. Francis High School.

We originally told HS2 athletes to attend the morning scrimmage, but that has changed.

Athletes not on the roster please attend the 4-6 PM practice tomorrow evening.

FRIDAY 6/30 AND 7/7 PRACTICE

Friday 6/30:
HS1 and HS2 athletes will be at St. Francis from 9-11am. We will be scrimmaging with their HS team. MS practice will be normal time 4-6pm at M-A.

Friday 7/7:
All athletes, HS and MS, will practice in the morning from 8-10am. There will not be a 4-6pm afternoon practice. 
 

UCSB CAMP PICTURES/VIDEOS

Coach Brandon will post photos and video from the camp in the gallery section of the TeamApp throughout the week.

He has posted a few already from today's morning session.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE 6/28

Only 16U has a game this week. We are playing at 5:00 pm vs College Park. Please arrive at 4:00 pm.

Find the roster for this week's game under the Team Selection section on TeamApp. We would like to keep numbers limited to ensure everyone plays. We will rotate players in and out each week.

Please email coach Brandon at info@mpwaterpolo.com with any questions.


 

PRACTICE TOMORROW AND NEXT WEEK: CHANGES

A reminder that tomorrow, Friday 6/23, all high school 1 and 2 athletes will be practicing in the morning from 8-9 am at M-A. There will not be a 4-6pm practice. All 14u players who are available will be going to Stanford to scrimmage from 5-6:30 pm.

Coach Brandon will be taking those who signed up for the UCSB camp next week to Santa Barbara. As a result, HS practice on Monday and Tuesday will be changed to 4-6pm.

There will NOT be 8-10am morning practices on Monday or Tuesday. All athletes please attend the 4-6pm afternoon practices.

We will go back to our regular schedule starting Thursday.

Night League on Wednesday will only be 16U. Coach Brandon will send out the rosters on the ‘team selection section on TeamApp today or tomorrow. We want to keep the numbers around 12-13 so we can get everyone enough playing time. We will rotate players each week.

Go MidPen! 

PRACTICE SCHEDULE 6/19-6/23

This week's schedule will look a little different than normal. Monday and Friday we will have scrimmages for our 14u group, and there will not be 4-6pm HS2 practice on those days either. Tuesday and Thursday are normal. Wednesday we have our night league games.

Please read the details below:

Monday 6/19:

ALL high school players will come to the 8-10am practice, there will NOT be a 4-6pm practice. *(The athletes who played in JO Quals this weekend have tomorrow off.)

All 14u players will have a scrimmage at Belle Haven pool from 4:30-6:30 pm. See the roster below (if you are not on the roster you can still play)

Batista Joey
Brosius Zacharia
Brosius Noah
Garff Jackson
Jackson Jakob
Kaskade Trevor
Kaskade Devon
Sheeper Makay
Swinnerton Will
Tarnarider Ethan
Watkins Sonny
Zaragoza Juan Carlos
Burfoot Dylan
Seed Kai
Seed Aiden
Camens Griffin

Tuesday 6/20:

Normal practice schedule

Wednesday 6/21:

Night League Games- 
16u- 6 pm vs SoPen
18u- 5:30 pm vs. Holy Cross

**Rosters under team selection section in TeamApp

Thursday 6/22:

Normal practice schedule

Friday 6/23:

HS 1 & 2- 8am-10am. *No 4-6pm practice
Middle School- Scrimmage 6:00pm-7:30pm @ Stanford

FINAL PRE-SUMMER PRACTICE/ SUMMER PRACTICE GROUPS

A reminder that Tuesday was the LAST practice for the Pre-Summer program. Due to graduation at M-A we will NOT practice today, June 8th.

We will start our summer schedule on Monday, June 12th.

The schedule will be as follows:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
HS1- 8am-10am
HS2- 4pm-6pm
MS- 4pm-5:30pm

No Practice July 3, 4 for all groups.
*
Tuesday June 13th HS1 will practice 8-9am due to pool constraints.

Practice groups are posted in the ‘team selection’ section of the TeamApp. Please check for your practice group. 

2017 SUMMER NIGHT LEAGUE

We will start our summer night league games next Wednesday, June 14th. We will have a game every Wednesday evening.

Our first games on June 14th are: 
18U- 4:30 pm vs Atherton
16U- 6:00 pm vs Holy Cross

Please locate the full schedule under the ‘Tournament’ section.

I will post the rosters each week under the ‘Team Selection’ section.

All games will be played at Sacred Heart Prep. Please arrive 1 hour before game time.

If you are unable to make a game that is fine. We have large rosters for these games. But please let me know in advance.

Go Mid-Pen! 

USA VS. CROATIA- SUNDAY JUNE 11TH

Tony Azevedo will be playing in his final game for team USA this Sunday at Avery Aquatic Center. There is also a player clinic beforehand for those interested. Tickets can be purchased at the link below:

https://stanpactickets.ticketspice.com/usavcroatia

Event Details: USA vs. Croatia

Date: Sunday, June 11th

Game Time: 3:30 pm

Clinic with Team USA: 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Location: Avery Aquatic Center, Stanford University

18U WEST VALLEY TOURNAMENT INFO

We will have our first 18U tournament this Sunday 6/11. Please locate the schedule under the “Tournament” section, and the roster under the “Team Selection” section of the TeamApp.

Parents and players, please note the following:

1) Their is a $5 gate fee per person.

2) Each team playing must provide a person to work the table, either running the clock and/or keeping score sheets.

3) If you are playing at WV remind your parents to bring quarters and dollars to pay for parking. Everyone needs to park in parking lot 7.

Parking vending machines are by the tennis courts and in parking lot 7.