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NEW Website

Our New Website is well under way ... all new material will be posted at http://www.bcwaterpolo.ca

Some material will remain on this website during the transition of archive material but for new materials after December 4, 2011 please go to the new website.

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Youth Men's National Camp - Christmas Camp (93's - 94's) - WPC Announcement

please see: http://bcwaterpolo.ca/events/events-upcoming/wpc/130-youth-mens-national-camp

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Lower Mainland Water Polo League - Tournament

please see: http://bcwaterpolo.ca/events/events-upcoming/club-and-regional-events/84-lmwpl-tournaments

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BC Open - Women's Dates Announced

please see: http://bcwaterpolo.ca/events/events-upcoming/bcwpa/bc-open/35-bc-open-women

BC Open Ball

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BC Open - Men's Event

please see: http://bcwaterpolo.ca/events/events-upcoming/bcwpa/bc-open/50-bc-open-men.

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BC Provincial Championships

please see: http://bcwaterpolo.ca/events/events-upcoming/bcwpa/bc-provincial-championships

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BC High School Championships

please see: http://bcwaterpolo.ca/events/events-upcoming/bcwpa/bc-high-school-championships

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Canada excels at Junior Pan Am Water Polo Championships

Canada wins the gold medal at Junior Pan Am water polo championships

Canada Junior Pan Am Winners

SAN JUAN – Canada overcame a 0-3 first quarter deficit to defeat the U.S., 7-6 in the women’s championship final on Friday at the Junior Pan Am Water Polo Championships. The Canadian men took the fifth place match.

In the women’s final, Gurpreet Sohi of Delta, B.C., scored three goals with singles to Hayley McKelvey of Delta, Rachel Krieger of Regina, Taylor Molde of Weyburn, Sask., and Samantha Banks of Calgary.

The Americans grabbed a 3-0 first quarter lead but the Canadians roared back to tie it 3-3 at the half. Canada led 6-4 after three quarters and held on for the win.

In men’s play Canada defeated Puerto Rico 8-7 in the fifth place match. With the victory Canada earns a berth for next year’s world junior championships in Australia.

Women's Team Roster

1. Claire Wright (Goaltender) - Lindsay, ON
2. Morganne Kratzenberg - Edmonton, AB
3. Gurpreet Sohi - Delta, BC
4. Rachel Krieger - Regina, SK
5. Danika Kotylak - Maple Ridge, BC
6. Taylor Molde - Weyburn, SK
7. Donia Momen - North Vancouver, BC
8. Hayley McKelvey - Delta, BC
9. Samantha Banks - Calgary, AB
10. Emily Bidinosti - Kitchener-Waterloo, ON
11. Kindred Paul - Edmonton, AB
12. Alexa Tielmann - Abbotsford, BC
13. Kelsey Jensen (Goaltender) - Weyburn, SK

Staff

Head Coach: Nishant Damani - Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC
Ass Coach: Christi Bardecki - Toronto, ON
Ass Coach/Manager: Laura McKenzie - Pointe-Claire, QC

Men's Team Roster

1. Pavle Curcin (Goaltender) - Toronto, ON
2. Harrison Watt - Beaconsfield, QC
3. David Lapins - Gatineau, QC
4. Martin Pelland - Montreal, QC
5. Mathew Halajian - Maple Ridge, BC
6. Jackson Schaefer - New Westminster, BC
7. Jovan Bakoc - Etobicoke, ON
8. Maxime Gallant - Montreal, QC
9. Russell Lenferna (Team Captain) - Weyburn, SK
10. Rodrigo Rojas - Ottawa, ON
11. Devon Thumwood - Calgary, AB
12. Steven Hutton - Surrey, BC
13. Almin Ribic-Klino (Goaltender) - Gatineau, QC

Staff

Head Coach: Francis Gross - Richmond Hill, ON
Ass Coach: Fedja Avlijas - Edmonton, AB
Team Manager: Bill Meyer - Ottawa, ON

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3rd Annual Masters Invitational Water Polo Festival

More Hardware for British Columbia

Vancouver Senior Water Polo (with help from Storm and a couple of Alberta imports) brought home silver medals from the 3rd Annual Canada Masters Festival in Calgary July 2011.

Dave Macdonald of Vancouver Senior Water Polo was named the tournament's Best Defensive Player while Rob Barton and Fraser received gold medals for the men's over 40 and Barton received gold for the over 50.

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2011 National Club Championships - 16 U

Congratulations Storm!

U16 Nationals  Girls
Pacific Storm U16 Girls = Gold

Congratulations to these high performing BC Athletes and coach:
ALL STAR TEAM
Hayley McKelvey (Pacific Storm 1)
Danika Kotylak (Fraser Valley WP Club 1)
MVP Donia Momen (Pacific Storm 1)
MVC Kalee Harris (Pacific Storm 1)

U16 Nationals Boys
Pacific Storm U16 Boys = Gold

Congratulations to these high performing BC Athletes and coach:
Gaelan Patterson (Tournament All Star Team)
Austin Brimm (MVP - Most Valuable Player)
Nikola Maric (MVC - Most Valuable Coach

 

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2011 National Club Championships - 18 U

CONGRATULATIONS! FVWP 18U Men - Silver Medal Team of the 2011 National Championships
Kevin Mitchell - named Most Valuable Coach Nathan Kotylak - named to All Star Team

CONGRATULATIONS! FVWP 18U Women - Bronze Medal Team of the 2011 National Championships
Gurpreet Sohi - selected to All Star Team
Alexa Tielmann - selected to All Star Team

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BC Provincial High School Championships

April 14-17, 2011
SSLC

Event Schedule filled in with game scores can be found here: <link>

Final Results and Individaul award pictures can be found here: <Results>

Sportsmanship Award- Burnaby Mountain

Team Spirit Award- Centennial Port Moody

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Pacific Sport - Fraser Valley 2010 Coach of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS to Justin Mitchell, Head Coach Fraser Valley Water Polo Club! Justin's coaching achievements have been recognized  by PacificSport Fraser Valley, as was recently acknowledged at the June 4th, 2010 PSFV Awards Night as the 2010 Coach of the Year!

Justin Mitchell

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Fraser Valley Water Polo U16 Team: National Bronze Medalists

Congratulations to the Fraser Valley Squad for taking the bronze at the U16 National Club Championship

FV U16 NCC bronze medalists

Gurpreet Sohi & Alexa Tielmann of FVWP were named to the 2010 16U Girls NCC All Star Team at the tournament

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Pacific Storm Water Polo U18 Team: National Bronze Medalists

Congratulations to the Pacific Storm squad for toaking the bronze at the womens U-18 National Club Championship.

Pac Storm 2010 U18 Women NCC Bronze

The WPC press release detailing the tournament, including all stars and MVPs can be found here

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Fraser Valley Water Polo U18 Team: National Champions

Congratulations to the FVWP squad for winning the title. The WPC press release detailing the tournament, including all star and MVP performances by several of the squad members can be found here.

FVWP 2010 Championship Team

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Thank you to our Sponsors, Funders and Partners

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development

 

 

 
 

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