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Bison Water Polo

Categorized as: Sports & Recreation
Event tags:

  • Weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Starting on: Jun 01, 2015
  • Ending on: Aug 07, 2015
  • 07:30AM - 09:00AM
  • 150.


This programming requires no previous water polo experience, this club team is for all levels. The focus of trainings will be to learn the fundamentals, enhance skill development, learn team tactics, and above all have fun while working hard!

Minimum water polo requirements:

Be able to swim two lengths of the pool without stopping.

Be able to tread water for 3 minutes without stopping.

Must have goggles.

All training equipment supplied.


John McBride

Head Water Polo Coach, Certified Lifeguard

John has been the head water polo coach for the men’s and women’s NCAA Division 1 programs at Bucknell University since 2011. In addition to being a highly successful collegiate coach John also coaches at the national level. He has been the head coach of the men’s Northeast Zone Olympic Development Team since 2009. He has also served as head coach of the Southeast Zone Olympic Development Program.

John is not only an exemplary coach he was also a highly decorated player. He graduated from Rhode Island and was a four-year starter in goal as a member of the NCAA Division 1 water polo program. McBride was a three-time First Team All-New England selection and was twice a First Team All-East honoree. John also played internationally in goal for the U.S. National “B” Team in 1993.

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