SOVA Water Polo

2019 Fall Session for Girls & Boys Ages 14 and below

SOVA FALL 2019 SESSION GIRLS & BOYS REGISTRATION

South Valley Water Polo is currently assigning coaches and scheduling pool time for the 2019 Fall Water Polo Session. We expect practice to start in the first week of September. We will update the website with open registration within the next week. Please check back often!

Girls & Boys ages 8 to 14

 
SOVA Pool Locations
  • El Diamante (EDHS) 5100 W. Whitendale Visalia, CA 93277

  • Golden West (GWHS) 1717 McAuliff Road Visalia, CA 93292

  • Mt. Whitney (MWHS) 900 South Conyer Visalia, CA 93277

  • Redwood (RHS) 1001 W. Main Street Visalia , CA 93291

  • Exeter (EUHS) 505 Rocky Hill Dr Exeter, CA 93221

  • Lemoore (LHS) 101 E Bush St. Lemoore, CA 93245


 
SOVA BOYS 12U, 14U & 16U TEAMS EARN JO CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

SOVA BOYS 16U & 14U & 12U FINISH JO QUALS TOP SIX FOR USA WATER POLO: CALIFORNIA - CENTRAL ZONE

The South Valley Water Polo Club (SOVA) entered boys teams in three divisions at the 2019 USA Water Polo Central Zone Junior Olympic National Championship Qualifier Tournament held in Clovis, CA June 21st thru 23rd. The 2019 SOVA teams made club history as SOVA has qualified all three age group teams for the Championship bracket of the Junior Olympic National Tournament July 20th to July 24th in Orange County.

We are so proud of the effort, commitment and sportsmanship of our SOVA players. Parents and coaches are thrilled to have these deserving players not only represent SOVA but also their families and the entire South San Joaquin Valley water polo community. The core value of SOVA is the knowledge, dedication and commitment that our coaches invest in the success of our players.

Congratulations to all the players, their parents and our coaches. Well done!

SOVA BOYS 12U TEAM

Coaches: Breanne Phillips, Jason Feierbach, Matt Hopper

SOVA BOYS 16U TEAM

Coaches: Rick & Sawyer Nordell

SOVA BOYS 14U TEAM

Coaches: Matthew Hatcher & Joey Gendron

 
Boys 16U Red & White Team - 2019 Golden Eagle Summer Bash
 
SOVA 2019 SUMMER/JUNIOR OLYMPIC SESSION

2019 SUMMER/JUNIOR OLYMPIC SESSION - ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN

**************** Registration & Tournament Fees ****************

SUMMER/JUNIOR OLYMPIC SESSION REGISTRATION:

Coed 12U: $50.00 for Summer Session

Boys & Girls 14U, 16U & 18U: $250.00 for Summer Session

Family/Multi-Player Discount*: is $50.00 off for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th family player.

*Coed 12U does not have a family discount because the entire session fee is only $50.00 (per player)

Payment Plan Option*: $100.00 at sign up (per player), Auto-withdrawal of $75.00 on June 15th & $75.00 on July 15th (per player)

*Coed 12U does not have a payment plan option because the entire session is only $50.00

Tournament Fees: Paid separately online by due date for each tournament (per player). Tournament dates and Fee amounts will be posted online.


*SOVA is committed to making water polo available to all student-athletes interested in playing. If there is a financial issue inhibiting a player from participating please contact a SOVA coach. SOVA provides partial registration fee scholarships on a case-by-case basis to ensure everyone has the opportunity to play.

**************** Practice Schedules ****************

Boys 18U: CONFIRMED - COACHES; M. Yenigues & J. Hohne

May 13th - June 7th: Monday & Wednesday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM @ MWHS, Thursday 8 PM to 10 PM @ MWHS (With Masters & Pioneer Polo)

June 11th - July 19th: Tuesday 1 PM to 3 PM @ MWHS, Thursday 8 PM to 10 PM @ MWHS (With Masters & Pioneer Polo), Friday 3:30 - 5:30 @ EDHS

Boys 16U: CONFIRMED - COACHES; R. Nordell, S. Nordell

May 13th - June 7th: Monday & Friday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM @ GWHS

June 11th - June 20th: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM @ GWHS

June 21st - July 19th: Tuesday, Thursday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Friday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM @ GWHS

Boys 14U: CONFIRMED - COACHES; Joey Gendron & Mattie Hatcher

May 13th - June 7th: May 15th thru June 5th: M, T, W 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM @ RHS

June 10th - July 17th: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:15 PM to 10:15 PM @ RHS

GIrls 14U: CONFIRMED - COACHES; Brenna Hatcher

May 13th - June 7th: Friday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM , Saturday 10:00 AM to Noon @ EDHS

June 11th - July 17th: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon @ GWHS

Coed 12U: CONFIRMED; B. Phillips, J. Feierbach, M. Hopper

May 13th - June 7th: Tuesday, Thursday 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM @ MWHS

June 10th - August 2nd: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM @ RHS


 
16U Boys - K7 Tournament - Irvine Ca.
Posted Apr 18, 2019

SOVA 16U Boys team at the K7 Tournament in Irvine, Ca.

Great job boys!


 

Calendar of Events

South Valley Water Polo Club - Visalia

SOVA is South Valley Water Polo Club. SOVA offers teams for boys and girls from ages 8 to 18. We are a registered USA Water Polo club and we attend water polo tournaments throughout the state. Our focus is on the development of basic and then advanced water polo skills and techniques for the individual and the team. Our SOVA players come from Visalia, Three Rivers, Exeter, Strathmore, Tulare, Hanford, Lemoore and Kingsburg. SOVA boys and girls players represent 30 different South Valley schools. Players are welcome from any city and school in the South Valley.

Current South Valley Water Polo (SOVA) players attend the following High Schools, Middle Schools and Elementary Schools:

17 High Schools 12 Middle Schools 5 Elementary Schools

El Diamante HS

Redwood HS

Mt. Whitney HS

Golden West HS

Lemoore HS

Hanford HS

Hanford West HS

VTEC

Mission Oak HS

Tulare Western HS

Tulare Union HS

Sierra Pacific HS

Kingsburg HS

Strathmore HS

Exeter HS

Monache HS

Porterville HS

Green Acres

Sycamore Valley Academy

Valley Oak

Live Oak

Three Rivers Union

La Hoya

St. Paul

Valley Life Charter

Central Valley Christian

Alpine Vista (TCSD)

George McCann

Sundale

Royal Oaks

Hurley

Waukena

Shannon Ranch

Oak Grove

Board of Directors

  • Jeff Hohne Director

  • Michael Yenigues Director

  • Molly Niederreiter Director

  • Rick Nordell Director

  • Rory Collinwood Director