Featured Camp: Cal State – Monterey Bay Water Polo Camps

California State University in Monterey Bay – the jewel of California’s Central Coast – hosts the renowned Otter Water Polo & Swim Camps. Four sessions of water polo and swimming instruction and training are open to entrants 13 to 18 years old.

Otter’s Renowned Coaching Staff

Emily SchmitCamp director Emily Schmit is the head coach of the CSU Monterey Bay Women’s Water Polo team and is one of the most successful active West Coast/ Northern California water polo coaches. With over two-decades of collegiate and national-level championship experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our Water Polo & Swimming Camps.

Brian Potts is one of the most experienced swimming camp coach/instructors in Northern California. He is currently the head site coach for the Dolphins of Monterey County and swim camp director for the Pacific Swimming LSC in Northern California. Potts has over a dozen years of coaching and camp instruction – six of which were at the Dave Salo, USC Swimming Camp.

Camp Activities

Daily camp activities include dryland training, dry-side instruction, two daily in-water wet-side sessions in water polo and swimming while offering a perspective of “the college experience” nestled in an incredible destination. Guest speakers will discuss the following topics: nutrition, the college recruitment process, goal-setting and psychology of sport. The experienced staff and counselors allow for a 4:1 student instructor ratio in order to give the maximum learning experience. A planned trip to the Famous Monterey Bay Aquarium is part of the weekly itinerary.

Cal State Otters

Cal State Monterey Bay Water Polo

Camp Dates & Registration

Both overnight and day camp options are available. Click HERE to register online.

  • Session I: June 10th – 15th
  • Session II: June 17th – 22nd (Girls Only)
  • Session III: June 24th – 29th
  • Session IV: July 8th – 13th

Click HERE for a detailed camp schedule.


Contact Information

Camp Director: Emily Schmit, Head Coach

E-mail: eschmit@csumb.edu

Phone: (510) 703-9477

Fax: (831) 582-4023

Twitter: @CSUMBwaterpolo

Mailing Address:
Cal State University- Monterey Bay Women’s Water Polo
4113 2nd Avenue
Seaside, CA  93955

 

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Author: Kristy Kinzer

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Kristy Kinzer is a 2014 graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI and served two years as an assistant coach and aquatics director for the Calvin Knights. She made the All-American academic honors list in 2013 and was a captain of the women's team her senior year. She is pursuing a master's degree at Western Michigan with an exercise physiology concentration. She aspires to start a varsity women's triathlon team upon finishing her degree.

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