Water Polo

Texas Longhorn Aquatics Water Polo is one of the premier youth clubs in the state of Texas, and one of a kind in Austin. Founded in 2012, the program has always valued sportsmanship and teamwork above all else in their pursuit of aquatic excellence, but enjoying practices and games with teammates comes in at a close second. The small but dedicated crew of athletes is always looking for new members to join in on the fun.

For more information on how to join our team, please contact: Coach Tom Andrew

Longhorn Novice

Group Coach: Tom Andrew

Practices: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5-5:45 water

Skill Requirements: Program aimed at developing water polo fundamentals for athletes ages 6-12 yrs that are new to the sport.

 


 

Longhorn White

Group Coach: Tom Andrew

Practices: Monday & Wednesday, 7-7:30 dryland, 7:30-9 water

Skill Requirements: All-purpose program for beginning to experienced water polo players looking to improve in all facets of the sport. In addition to regular practices on Mondays and Wednesdays, athletes are eligible for informal scrimmages and USA Water Polo tournaments.

 


Longhorn Orange

Group Coach: Tom Andrew

Practices: Monday-Thursday, dryland tba, 7:30-9 water

Skill Requirements: Designed for athletes planning to compete at the Junior Olympic tournament held at the end of July each year. Orange members will focus on more advanced and team oriented skills in preparation for tournament competition. In addition to regular practices, athltes are eligible for informal scrimmages and USA Water Polo tournaments.

 


Masters Water Polo

Group Coach: Tom Andrew

Practices: Monday-Thursday

Skill Requirements: Training group open to athletes 18 years of age or older. Beginning to experienced athletes welcome. A versatile practice that involves basic technique work, team concepts and scrimmages. The masters group is beneficial to both first timers looking to learn the sport as well as veterans that need time and pool space to work on the most detailed parts of their game. The focus of the program is to place members in the center of the Austin area water polo scene. Practices will often include members of Zilla, the UT Men’s and Women’s water polo clubs and the Austin Water Polo Club.

 

 

Join Water Polo Checklist

  • Register Online*

  • Provide proof of USA Water Polo membership**

  • Submit a physical completed in the past 24 months, or a signed physician’s authorization form

*Additional fees will be incurred during the season. These fees may include tournament entry fees, league fees, and coaches travel. You will be notified when these fees are added to your online account. Travel fees: $40 per athlete for local tournaments, $60 per athlete for travel tournaments within Texas, JO’s TBD.

 

**All participants MUST be currently registered members of USA Water Polo. You will need to submit a copy of your USA Water Polo card within 30 days of joining the team. Please contact Coach Tom for more details on USA Water Polo if you are unsure which group to join.