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Sign Of The (COVID) Times: La Salle Cuts Men’s Water Polo

In a sign of just how deadly the coronavirus has been to collegiate athletics, on Tuesday La Salle University in Philadelphia announced that it was cutting men’s water polo as a part of clearing out seven NCAA varsity  sports. It is the third varsity polo program that has been eliminated during the ...

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In a Decade at UC Davis, Leyson Bring Harmony to Aggie Water Polo

Daniel Leyson has been all over the world for water polo, including an appearance at the Olympics—the highest level of competition for his sport. Along the way on a career that has taken him from club coaching with Rose Bowl to collegiate stops at his alma mater, USC (Class of ’92), and UCLA, to pla...

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On The Record with Dan Klatt of UC Irvine Women’s Water Polo

Like his peers in the water polo coaching community, Dan Klatt has endured an unexpected stretch of inactivity brought on by the coronavirus pandemic—which as of today has infected more than six million Americans and killed almost 190,000 in the U.S. For Klatt, head coach of the UC Irvine women's te...

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Mount St. Mary’s Water Polo Unveils Rosters for Inaugural Seasons

Head coach Alyssa Diacono Thursday announced the inaugural men's and women's rosters for Mount St. Mary’s water polo teams. The university announced in January that it would add water polo to its athletic offerings. The inaugural rosters include 11 men and nine women, with 12 of the players being fr...

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Passages: Andy Burke, Devoted US Water Polo Administrator, 91

Andy Burke, a long-time administrator for water polo who served on numerous U.S. and international committees, passed away last Friday at the age of 91. For his efforts on behalf of American water polo, in 2018 Burke was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) for his substanti...

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Paul Ramaley, Head Coach, Chelsea Piers Water Polo: What Went Wrong?

Editor's Note: Following is one in a series of articles and interviews about the situation with the Chelsea Piers age group water polo club. For the past eight years the club had been under the Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) umbrella until the program was cut two weeks ago, a victim of the coronav...

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High School Sports in California Delayed through the Fall by CIF

The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has announced that high school sports in the state will be indefinitely delayed with start dates anticipated in December or next January. In an opaque press release Monday, the CIF announced that “education-based athletics for the 2020-2021 school year...