North Texas was well represented and fared even better at the recently completed Cousineau Cup in SoCal and Rocktober in Arizona. Plus, Austin College returned from Colorado with three losses to some serious competitors, the UIL makes things official, and more about Joe’s and James’s former coaches jumping in
The title says is all. McCoy Patrick Linehan (insert Pogues here) has joined us for our first post-partum podcast (listen for faint sounds of dissatisfaction from the lad as Joe pontificates). Joe and Steph welcomed the boy a few weeks early but everyone is home now, only slightly sleep-deprived
Our nominee for America’s most interesting varsity water polo coach, Cody Pletcher of Alvin was named Interim Head Coach at Cal Lutheran in June. The three-time world rodeo champion has one of the most unique backgrounds in all of water polo and will attempt to garner the Kingsmen’s first
Sixteen athletes were selected to participate at USA Water Polo’s National Team Selection Camp and five of them were selected to national team rosters, huge news for Texas water polo. Speaking of which, did you know Junior Olympics session 3 will take place in North Texas in a couple
Mainly, a recap of the past weekends tournaments in North Texas, including some mild scolding of certain individuals who are unaware of the tourney guidelines about wearing masks (!). Then a conversation with Austin native and UOP freshman poloist Cooper Gaderson on becoming part of a highly successful collegiate
Over one hundred athletes descended on Lewisville for the second ODP clinic of the season on Nov. 29. The turnout was great but the pool was crowded! Perhaps some changes afoot with the next ODP clinic, as James and Joe discuss. Then the first interview with brand new St.
Wishing all our generous and loyal listeners a wonderful Thanksgiving week, we keep the show short and amateurish with some dodgy audio quality, but some good info on how this Sunday’s ODP clinic will play out, and about Joe’s new house (their offer was taken). Plus, Joe makes fun
It’s election week, which means… not much. This is a water polo podcast. We skate over the complexities of national politics and head straight to the Covid-19 guidelines for the upcoming Texas Challenge Cup and whether they will influence those that are implemented at the Texas Age Group Championships
The Central Texas Festival ended with some mighty satisfied athletes, happy coaches, and a very high proportion of fans wearing masks. James and Joe were both there hosting and recap Texas’ return to competitive water polo. Plus, news is improving with three more tournaments on the calendar with more
One weekend done and one big one to go for the Central Texas Festival. We recap the high- and low-lights of weekend one, and speak with Tom Davis, coach of the Gold Coast Water Polo club from Ventura, CA, the only teams from outside Texas that are taking part.