Are you a prospective water polo athlete with dreams of playing at the collegiate level in the USA? Well, here’s an exciting opportunity for you! Platform Sports is hosting New Zealand’s first USA water polo showcase this December, and it’s the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your talent in front of college coaches and take the next step in your water polo journey.
Key Event Details:
- Location: St. Cuthbert’s College, Auckland
- Female Showcase: December 18th – 19th
- Male Showcase: December 20th – 21st
- Our contact phone number: 027 666 4404
- Cost: $500 NZD
- Open to any and all high school water polo athletes in New Zealand
- Age accepted: 14 – 20 years
- Registration form: Register Here
Our event will be operated By:
- Amrit Rai: Amrit will be hosting the college coaches and ensuring the event runs smoothly. As the Director of Platform Sports, he has secured over $50 million in scholarships for student-athletes and has recently partnered with ASM Scholarships to place over 1700 student-athletes.
- Albert Español Lifante: Albert will be running practice sessions in front of college coaches. He boasts an impressive list of achievements, including Silver and Bronze medals in World Championships and Water Polo World League Super Finals.
Colleges Confirmed Attending:
- Brown University – Ivy League
- University of Pacific – NCAA D1
- Wagner – NCAA D1
- Penn State – NCAA D1
- Golden West (CA) – Junior College
- Connecticut – NCAA D1
- San Jose State – NCAA D1
- Navy Club – Looking for junior Olympic athletes
- Big Valley Club – Looking for junior Olympic athletes
- Sacramento WPC – Looking for junior Olympic athletes
Not Attending but have confirmed they will watch the live stream of the event:
- Stanford – NCAA D1
- Sierra College (CA) – Junior College
- West Valley College (CA) – Junior College
Our college water polo showcase is more than just a display of athletic talent, it’s a pivotal moment for aspiring athletes to propel themselves into the collegiate water polo scene. By competing in front of college coaches, participants have the unique opportunity to showcase their skills, resilience, and strategic prowess in a live setting. Beyond the pool, the event will foster direct networking between athletes and college coaches, creating valuable connections that extend far beyond the showcase itself. This showcase is an educational platform where athletes gain insights into the intricacies of the US college system. Workshops and seminars provide a comprehensive understanding of the recruitment process, scholarship opportunities, and the holistic experience of collegiate water polo. This showcase, set against the breathtaking backdrop of New Zealand, not only elevates sporting abilities but also serves as a stepping stone for athletes to begin their journey into higher education through water polo!