Aug. 31, 2018 ODP Camp Registration
- ODP Information
Huntington Beach, CA - August 31 - As the summer water polo season winds to a close, the 2018-2019 USA Water Polo Olympic Development Program (ODP) season is just getting started. Registration is now open for ODP camps across the country and can be accessed by clicking here
. The camps are the first step in the ODP season that will culminate with ODP National Championships next March in Riverside, CA and the ODP National Team Selection Camps next April and May in Orange County, California. For more information on all things related to ODP including age group information and a newly updated ODP manual, click here
to visit the ODP homepage.
Key personnel remains in place for the 2018-2019 ODP season including Anne Laurence
as Senior High Performance Manager, Bryan Lynton as ODP Technical Administrator and Sean Nolan as ODP National Goalkeeper Coach. Chief High Performance Officer John Abdou
has brought on USA Water Polo Senior National Team Assistant Coaches Dan Klatt (Women) and Gavin Arroyo (Men) as technical advisors to further streamline the connections between ODP and the Senior National Teams.
The Futures International Program is back for its second year after a strong debut in 2018 that saw athletes compete in Budapest, Hungary. Once again ODP athletes that aren't selected to a National Team may have the opportunity to travel internationally with the Futures International Program in 2019.
While the Futures program returns, a new event is on the horizon in the 2018-19 ODP season. The ODP Regional Championship Selection Tournament will take place in Greensboro, North Carolina this January 11-13, 2019. More information will be released soon on this event that will bring another high level play opportunity for ODP athletes outside of California.
For more information on anything ODP related be sure to visit USAWaterPolo.org/odp