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15 May 2013 8:23 PM •
Irvine Kahuna Water Polo is a community based program operating out of the world class William Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine California.
We fundamentally develop water polo athletes to play and understand the "Complete" game. We have players from all age groups and skill levels; from 6 years olds to high school players and some Masters players as well. We develop and train all athletes equally based on their proficiency and ability to learn.
We have introductory, intermediate, and advanced programs. We are currently training top nationally recognized players as well as those just beginning this exciting sport, and everything in between. Click on "Training Groups" on the left to know into which session event to register after you register to the club.
All athletes and coaches must register to the club. For families with more than one athlete please register with the "Athlete Family Bundle" option. Enter first (youngest) athlete into the Athlete Family Bundle membership category as the administrator of that bundle, then additional athletes. This will allow management of more than one athlete in the same family using one log in. After that one may login to register for a training session or league or tournament by clicking on the "Club Events Registration" tab. Each member must have a unique email address, so please create free email addresses using GMail or contact club director for irvinewaterpolo.org email address which forwards to designated parents' email.
Note: All parents should join as Parent Members (free) to receive communications. Keep in mind that each person must have unique email address.
KAHUNA 14U Boys Undesputed 2nd ranked team in the SOPAC zone, shown here finishing 1st in the Laguna Beach Classic! THe will be competitng in the Cal Cup State Finals going in as the 3rd seed.
Shawna Kedzie, a Freshman at Woodbridge HS and a member of the Irvine Kahuna Water polo Club, competed in the Girls USA Water polo ODP Regional Tournament held in Clovis, CA.
Representing the Southern Pacific Zone’s White team for 10th Grade and Under, she led her team to a second place medal; coming up short against the top seed in the finals of the fourteen team tournament. Her offensive firepower at the "Set" position accounted for over a third of her team's scoring.
This strong showing earned Shawna an invitation to attend the National Teams Selection Camp in Southern California in late May and a chance to play on a Pipeline National Team.
Madison Baba, sophomore at Dana Hills HS led her team to the quarter-finals of Division II of the CIF Southern Section, scoring a whopping 86 goals for the season while being a primary 2 meter defender! This earned her MVP for her team, 1st team All South Coast League, and 1st Team All CIF honors! Players on her high school team who have also played for Kahuna are Kelcie Pourzanjani and Jullianna Burke.
Casey Burke (photo coming soon!) was on the Division VII Yorba Linda CIF Championship team! This was Yorba Linda's very first CIF Championship in the school's history! Casey is hard at work to help her team hopefully repeat this awesome feat next year!
|plural also (ka·hu·na)
i.e. we are Kahuna, he is Kahuna, etc.
Definitions: a preeminent person or thing, a guru, any person or thing to whom larger-than-life power or authority is attributed, a person with specialized knowledge, expert in any profession.
As our club and corporate philosophy we continually strive for the highest proficiency in our endeavors, whether it be teaching the dynamic sport of water polo to the community, operating events, developing our club, or supporting the Irvine communities as a
501(c)3 Public Charity.
While many athlete, coach, and administrator members of our club have indeed achieved Kahuna status with respect to many aspects of the sport of water polo and in life, please understand that the use of the word "Kahuna" as our philosophy is not used with arrogance but as a constant reminder of what we teach and wish to attain!