ABOUT US! 

  • NEXT LEVEL ISN'T JUST A PROGRAM, ITS A GOAL!!! AND ITS OUR JOB TO GET YOU THERE.​

  • WE TAKE PRIDE IN DELIVERING THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION TO ATHLETES

OF ALL AGES YEAR ROUND.

  • OUR PROGRAM FOCUSES ON DEVELOPING FUNDAMENTALS, SKILL APPLICATION,

AND GIVING ATHLETES

THE KEYS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN

ALL ASPECTS OF THEIR LIFE.

  • OUR COACHES ARE DEDICATED TO DEVELOPING THE SKILLS

YOUR CHILD NEEDS TO GROW

IN AND OUT OF THE POOL. 

JOIN THE PROGRAM THAT

DEVOTES ITSELF TO INSPIRING

THE NEXT GENERATION OF

WATER POLO PLAYERS. 

Our Team

ZACCHARY KAPPOS

Founder, Co- Director,  & Head Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • USAWP SEZ BOARD MEMBER

  • USAWP ODP COACH

  • GOLDENWEST COLLEGE COACH

      (2 TIME STATE CHAMPIONS)

  • CLUB COACH FOR 3+ YEARS

  • DEVELOPMENTAL COACH FOR 10U - 18U

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 TIME RECORD HOLDER AT LBSU

  • 2 TIME ALL-AMERICAN NCAA ATHLETE

  • PLAYED 5 YEARS DIV. I WATER POLO FOR LONG BEACH STATE UNIVERSITY

  • MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM

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DANIELA SCRENCI

Founder, Co- Director,  & Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • USAWP SEZ ODP COACH

  • BEGAN COACHING IN 2012 IN GREENWICH, CT.

  • YOUTH DEVELOPMENTAL COACH: 10U-18U 

  • HEAD GIRLS 16U/18U HIGH SCHOOL COACH

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • PLAYED ROFESSIONALLY FOR COSENZA  & MESSINA WATERPOLO IN ITALY

  • 4 YEAR DIV. I ATHLETE AT LONG BEACH STATE 

  • 4 TIME HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY WATER POLO & SWIMMING

  • CAPTAIN & NISCA ALL-AMERICAN

Blake Johnson

Coach

 COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • COACHED AGE GROUPS FROM 12U - COLLEGE CLUB LEVEL OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS

  • TAMPA BAY TROPICS AGE GROUP COACH

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • PLAYING WATER POLO FOR 15 YEARS

  • 4 YEAR PLAYER WITH UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI CLUB TEAM

  • ALL CONFERENCE & ALL TOURNAMENT TEAMS WITH U.M.

  • OLDEST OF 5 SIBLINGS, ALL OF WHICH ARE SUCESSFULL WATER POLO PLAYERS

 

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Lenora Guerra

Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Alonso HS Swim & Water Polo Coach

  • Current Splashball Instructor for both Tampa Bay WPC & Clear WPC.

Spencer Mendelson

Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Tampa Bay Water Polo Age Group Coach:

2020- Current

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • Tampa Bay Water Polo Masters (2019-Present)

  • Harvard Westlake Water Polo (2017-2019) Varsity

  • CIFSS 2018 Champion

  • Premier Water Polo Club / LA Water Polo Club (2010-2019

    • ​Junior Olympics -1st place in 2016 & 4th in 2018

  • Ironman/Futures Water Polo League - 1st place in both 2017 & 2018           

  • US Club Championships (2014-2019)-1st place in 2017

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Kyle Smethurst

Coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • TAMPA BAY WATER POLO COACH, 2019 - CURRENT

  •  COACHED NSD STARS FOR 10 YEARS

  • 14U, 16U, 18U LEVEL

  • VISTA HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT COACH (8 YEARS) 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • PLAYED AT VISTA HIGH SCHOOL

  • 4 YEARS PLAYING FOR NSD STARS

  • 2 YEARS PLAYING AT PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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