Welcome Coach Eleanor Duffy Orange / Blue Coach

Welcoming Orange / Blue Teams Coach Eleanor Duffy

Coach Eleanor started playing water polo about six years ago, along with nearly 12 years of competitive swimming. From Oviedo, Florida, she found her passion for water polo. Her favorite position is “wherever she can be best utilized at the moment,” and she is a fantastic team player. Two years of ODP and was selected for the SEZ national tournament in California, 2022 Seminole County Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, 1 of only 12 girls from all of High School Sports in Florida Selected for the Florida Dairy Farmers Scholar-Athlete of the year. She also led her team to a victory in the 2022 Junior Olympic Championship in Dallas, Texas. Currently playing for the University of Florida Women’s Water Polo team as a Sophomore. Welcome to Gainesville and GWP Coach Eleanor.

Welcome Head Coach Danny Ramirez

Welcoming Head Coach Orange / Blue Teams Danny Ramirez

Coach Danny has been playing water polo since he was eight years old and began his career playing for Colegio Brains International School La Moraleja in Madrid, Spain. He moved to Gainesville at 13 and started playing for GWP and then Gainesville High School. Danny was a 4-year starter at GHS and helped build the GHS team and lead them to their 1st district title in 2019. After graduating during COVID-19 in 2020, he returned to Spain (Barcelona) to play professional water polo for Club Natacio Sant Feliu. When Danny returned from Spain, he continued his passion for photography and video at the First Institute in Orlando, graduating recently with an excellent filmography portfolio. We can also credit some of our superb Instagram posts recently to Coach Danny (the.darkroom.visualz). We can’t think of anyone more qualified than an alum of this program to lead our Orange / Blue team and GWP into the future. Welcome Coach Danny back to GWP.