Listeners get some special inside info about how high flying podcasting actually works. That and we intro the new year with a review of the USA Men’s National Team friendlies in North Texas, ODP’s new and improved Super Regional tournament, and we preview the coming spring highlighting just how
POD: Happy Christmas, Holidays, New Year!
Year 2022 is at an end and it was an eventful one. Do you like high school water polo? Well you had two full separate seasons for the first and only time. Want the US Men’s National Team playing in North Texas? Done and done. JO’s a permanent fixture
POD: The Success of the First UIL Water Polo Season
The first-ever UIL-sanctioned state high school water polo champions were crowned last Saturday at the end of a truly historic season. The Foster girls finished the season undefeated, and the Brazoswood boys took down first-year program, Boerne Champion, to hoist the top prize. Joe was there and shares his
POD: Prep Regionals, Team USA in North TX, Mark Lawrence
Regional championships are already here as the (very exciting) first UIL water polo season comes to a head. We go over some of the brackets and some of the surprises of the earlier rounds. Meanwhile, plenty of club water polo on the calendar in the coming month, and breaking
POD: Alamo Recap, Ty Halford, 38-1?!
Another 8th grade and under tourney in San Antonio is in the books where Coaches James and Joe (kinda) met head to head with one coach leaving far more frustrated than the other. Plus UIL playoffs are well under way. Joe talks with the man of many hats, Ty
POD: UIL Brackets, Alamo Weekend, Justin Pudwill
We’re in district play for UIL water polo and the championship brackets are taking shape. Bi-district games begin on October 11 and feature some teams new to the sport, an exciting sign for future growth. Plus, Pegasus boys edged Thunder in a unique playoff game this week to earn
POD: UIL Playoffs Deep Dive and Tom Arredondo
Friday morning again. This time Joe get in the weeds with the way UIL playoffs will actually happen. It might surprise you. We also do our coaches rankings and players of the week. Finally, Joe talks with Round Rock HS Head Coach Tom Arredondo about the (positive) switch from
POD: Foster Tops National Rankings, ‘Roos go 3-1, Jonathan Landero
Austin College hosted four noisy matches on campus last weekend coming away from it with a 3-1 record, including a surprising loss to Augustana that James brings up and Joe evades… Meanwhile, MaxPreps has put Texas water polo on the map with Foster atop its national girls’ prep rankings
POD: Armadillo Recap, NCAA in Sherman, Donzie Lilly
Donzie Lilly has dived knee deep in to the water polo coaching world in the past few years. Now Head Coach at Texas Mavericks, Hebron High School, and with the Olympic Development Program, he speaks with Joe about the first UIL season and the first ODP camps that are
POD: ‘Roos Return from Brown, Kari Brothers, an Empty Nest
The nest is empty at James’ house and it shows in this maudlin edition of the TXWaterpolo Podcast. We recap the new-look Kangaroos as Austin College returns from their season-opening tournament in the Northeast where they defeated DIII opponents Connecticut College but fell to the pesky Engineers of MIT.