Michael Randazzo - (Author)

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USA Water Polo at World Championships: One Up, One Down in Doha

The results from the desert—Qatar, to be exact—at the 21st World Aquatics Championships were decidedly mixed for USA men’s and women’s water polo. The women, coached by Adam Krikorian, delivered in the clutch as they so often have during Krikorian’s impressive tenure. Last Friday the Americans captu...

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Water Polo Profile: Spain's Judith Forca Eager to Chase Olympic Glory

Water Polo Profile: Spain's Judith Forca Eager to Chase Olympic Glory If Judith Forca has her way, 2024 will be the best year ever for Spanish women’s water polo. Which would be quite the accomplishment. Forca, Swimming World’s 2023 Female Player of the Year and her teammates were tremendous last ye...

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A Dive Into the Deep End - Emotionally

A Dive Into the Deep End - Emotionally A sight common to many pools in America is, in fact, surprisingly uncommon in New York City. On a weekday night in a well-lit indoor facility in Downtown Brooklyn, adults, new to swimming or getting back in the water after a substantial time away, confront thei...

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Terence Ma, Former VP of USA Water Polo, Reflects on Leadership

In unraveling how USA Water Polo’s current leadership—including Board Chair Michael Graff and CEO Christopher Ramsey—have dominated U.S. polo for the past 15 years, the thread leads to Terence Ma. Second in command to former USAWP President Rich Foster, Ma was bounced out of the organization in 2007...

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Harry Hauck: Polo Pirate of the Caribbean

Editor’s Note: erroneous reports out of Puerto Rico said that Harry Hauck, considered by most to be the grandfather of water polo on the island, had passed away after a lengthy illness. Swimming World inadvertently published an obituary to this effect. In fact, Coach Hauck is alive and—even though h...