Florida International Summer Water Polo Camp

USA Water Polo

2020 Florida International Summer Water Polo Camp

Hosted at the University of Florida, Gainesville Florida

Coed Camp Ages 12-19

Session 1

June 29th - July 3rd 8:30AM - 3:00PM

Session 2

July 6th - July 10th 8:30AM - 3:00PM

Session 3

July 13th - 17th 8:30AM - 3:00PM

Camp Information:


The registration for Summer Camp 2020. Space is limited to 60 athletes per session.

Gator Water Polo in conjunction with BIWPA, RFLearning, and USA Water Polo. The camp will have a very low coach to athlete ratio.

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USA Water Polo Membership is required: Bronze level or higher.

(If you are not a member of USA Water Polo, please contact us.)


Led by BIWPA Academy and University of Florida Coaching Staff:


Quim Colet:

Currently Head Coach of the CN Sabadel men’s senior team and BIWPA Sports Manager

Assistant Coach of Spanish National men’s team Beijing 2008 & London 2012

Head Coach - Spanish Junior National men’s team - World Championships (one gold medal in Los Angeles 91, and two silver medals) - European Championships

Technical Director of the Catalan Swimming Federation

BIWPA Founder


David W. Huelsman:

University of Florida Head Men's Water Polo Coach

2017 / 2018 Undefeated CWPA Florida State Champions

2017 / 2018 CWPA All Conference Coach of the Year


Sarah Lizotte:

Currently a professional water polo player in Spain’s top division (for CE Mediterrani) and USA Sports Relations Manager at BIWPA

D1 Collegiate Water Polo Athlete - UC San Diego

All-Time leader in Goals

All-Time leader in Assists


Yuri Colet:

Currently Head Coach of CN Poble Nou and BIWPA Academy

Technical Director at Water Polo Acuatics of Mallorca

Head Coach of Balear Region

BIWPA Co-Founder


Ferran Pascual:

Currently Player and Coach of CN Rubi and BIWPA Academy Coach

Certificate of Higher Education in Physical Sports Activities

Maximum degree of the coaching certificate for the Catalan Swimming Federation

Player at CN Rubi (Spanish top division and first national division)

Coach at CN Rubi: U14, U16 and U18

Assistant coach at the high performance center CAR Sant Cugat (Barcelona)


Enric Arnella:

Coordinator and Manager at CN Sabadell

Head Coach at CN Sabadell

Former Project Manager and Camps Coordinator at BIWPA

Former Professional Player at Spain’s top division (CN Catalunya)

National Coach for the Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN)

Residential Campers $750:

  • Camp Registration Monday 8:30AM
  • Includes room and board Monday - Friday
  • Camp Check Out Friday 1:00PM
  • Each athlete will receive a Camp Shirt, at registration.

Typical Day (a detailed itinerary outlining each day will be provided in check-in packet):
Wake Up 7:15AM
Breakfast at Hotel 7:30AM
Vans to Pool 8:00AM
Training 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Lunch at Pool 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Training / Scrimmages 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Afternoon Activity (Away from Pool) 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Dinner at Dining Hall 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Lights Out 10:00PM

Day Campers $495:

  • Camp Registration Monday 8:30AM
  • Monday - Friday
  • Camp Check-out Friday 1:00PM
  • Each athlete will receive a Camp Shirt, at registration.

Typical Day (a detailed itinerary outlining each day will be provided in check-in packet):
Arrive at Pool 8:15AM
Training 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Lunch at Pool (provided) 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Training / Scrimmages 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Daily Release 3:00PM

Gap Weekends, Florida Based Excursions $590:

For our local athletes between the two sessions we have excursions. Transportation, and entrance to each excursion is included. (athletes are expected to have an appropriate amount of spending money to enhance their enjoyment of the Florida based excursions)
Amenities include:
» Excursion to Manatee Springs (Friday Afternoon)
» Excursion to St. Augustine Day Beach (Saturday)
» Excursion to Bush Gardens "Athletes will need spending money for lunch inside the park." (Sunday)

Video Performance Evaluation $50:

Watlicam - Specialized water line video equipment is used for an individual session with the athlete and a coach with 1 on 1 analysis. Camper will also receive a copy of the video for use with their home coach.

Team Discounts Available (over 12 athletes):

  • Contact camp@gatorwaterpolo.com for details.

Local Airport Pickup and Drop off $0 - $100:

For our athletes coming from International, or US based locations, we will pickup and/or drop your athlete off at the airport. Individual athlete transportation is available at the Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) at no charge and at the Orlando International Airport $100 per direction. For Orlando, vans leave Orlando International Airport at 5PM Sunday the night before camp starts (please plan your flight accordingly.)

*if you are traveling with a team, we can also pickup / drop off for your entire team. The airports available for team pickup / drop off are: Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, Gainesville. Contact us to discuss arrangements for your team.

To Bring to Camp:

  1. USA Water Polo Trial Membership Form (International Athletes) / Gator Water Polo Release Form Packet
  2. Appropriate street clothes for the week (or two weeks if multiple sessions)
    • Laundry facilities available
  3. Dry-land Training Gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts)
  4. Hoodie (Sweatshirt)
  5. Healthy Snacks
  6. Water Bottle
  7. Backpack
  8. Suits (minimum two)
  9. Goggles (minimum two)
  10. Towel (minimum two)
  11. Sunscreen
  12. Hat / Visor
  13. Sun Glasses
  14. Sandals / Flip Flops
  15. An appropriate amount of spending money

Payment Plan:

Final camp payment for reservations and payment plans must be made by May 15th 2020. (You can also add "Add On's" onto your athletes reservation with the link below.)

Option 1: Credit Card Payment (Camp Payment Page)

Option 2: Mail check to

Gator Water Polo

P.O. Box 13313

Gainesville, FL 32604

Reference Line (Your Athletes Name)

Cancelation Policy:

Athletes session fee, minus a $100.00 non-refundable administrative fee, will be refunded without questions if cancellation occurs before May 1st 2020. Refunds will not occur after this time. It is possible to obtain a future full camp credit as an alternate to the refund or transfer to another athlete.



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