SOVA Water Polo

SOVA Pool Locations

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

  • El.-Diamante (EDHS) 5100 W. Whitendale Visalia, CA 93277

  • 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 Players Earn High School Honors!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SOVA PLAYERS

FOR THEIR 2019 HIGH SCHOOL SEASON HONORS

These SOVA players had a great high school season:

(Please contact us if we have missed a SOVA player so we can update - director@sovawaterpolo.com)

El Diamante Coach David Mitchell will coach the SOVA Boys 18U Team in 2020 (El D won the D2 Central Section Championship and advanced to the D3 State Semi Finals)

Thomas Contreras - El Diamante: D2 Central Section Championship, 2nd Team All WYL

Collin Chase - El Diamante: D2 Central Section Championship, 1st Team All WYL, 1st Team D2 All CIF

Robert Perez - El Diamante: D2 Central Section Championship, 1st Team All WYL, 1st Team D2 All CIF, East-West Senior All Star Game

Aidan Mills - El Diamante: D2 Central Section , East-West Senior All Star Game

Redwood High School - WYL League Champions & Advanced to 2nd Round D1 Playoffs

Logan Parsley - Redwood: WYL League Champions, 1st Team All WYL

Mt. Whitney High School Coach Michael Yenigues will coach SOVA Boys 18U team in 2020 (MW advanced to the D3 Central Section Finals)

Johnny Northcutt - Mt. Whitney: D3 Central Section Runner up, 1st Team D3 All CIF, WYL MVP, 1st Team WYL, State Scoring Leader, East-West Senior All Star Game

Travis Applegate - Mt. Whitney: D3 Central Section Runner up, 1st Team D3 All CIF, WYL Honorable Mention

Ethan Bennett - Mt. Whitney: D3 Central Section Runner up, WYL Honorable Mention, D3 2nd Team All CIF

Jack Hohne - Mt. Whitney: D3 Central Section Runner Up, WYL Honorable Mention, D3 All CIF Honorable Mention, East-West Senior All Star Game

Connor Bruton - Mt. Whitney: D3 Central Section Runner Up, WYL Honorable Mention, D3 All CIF Honorable Mention

Sam Dean - Mt. Whitney: D3 Central Section Runner Up

Hanford High School - Advanced to D3 CIF Playoffs

Camden Hampshire - Hanford: 1st Team WYL

Tulare Western High School - D3 CIF Central Section Champions (Advanced to State playoffs)

Zach Schoneau - Tulare Western: D3 Central Section Champions, 1st Team All CIF, 1st Team All EYL

Joseph Machado - Tulare Western: D3 Central Section Champions, 1st Team All CIF, 1st Team All EYL

 
2019 College & High School Season Review
 
2019 Holiday Session for Girls & Boys Ages 8 to 18

2019 HOLIDAY SESSION

Online Registration Open Now! - $60.00 Per Player Fee


NOVEMBER 18th thru DECEMBER 21st

Practice Schedule:

Mt. Whitney HS Pool
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM No Current
16U & 18U Girls 12U Coed &14U Boys 16U & 18U Girls 12U Coed &14U Boys
Golden West HS Pool
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM No Current
14U Girls 16 & 18U Boys 14U Girls 16 & 18U Boys

 
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
 
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 Joya

St. Paul

Valley Life Charter

Central Valley Christian

Alpine Vista (TCSD)

George McCann

Sundale

Royal Oaks

Hurley

Waukena

Shannon Ranch

Oak Grove

2019 Holiday Session

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Board of Directors

  • Jeff Hohne Director

  • Michael Yenigues Director

  • Molly Niederreiter Director

  • Rick Nordell Director

  • Rory Collinwood Director