Water Polo Players

DO YOU WANT TO PLAY MEN'S COLLEGE WATER POLO?

ABOUT MEN'S COLLEGE WATER POLO RECRUITING

Men's College Water Polo offers athletes the opportunity to play against high-level competition while also studying at a University. Water Polo has limited colleges that offer it, however is a fast growing sport and as it continues to grow, so will competition for roster spots and scholarships. 

 

To maximize your exposure and be discovered by college coaches you need to create an online recruiting profile with an NCAA verified third party. Your profile will allow college coaches to properly assess you as a prospect because it includes all the information they want to see including your recruiting video, key stats, academic level (GPA) and contact information.​

WHY PLAY MEN'S COLLEGE WATER POLO?

  • Maximize your potential: Learn and apply the values that are useful in all aspects in life. College sport teaches you the importance of teamwork, leadership, goal setting, work ethic, time management, discipline and handling pressure.

  • Develop relationships and make connections: The network you create from your sport can open the door for many things in life including job opportunities, friendships and partnerships.

  • Live a healthier lifestyle: Regular exercise helps boost immunity and contributes to overall physical health. 

MEN'S WATER POLO SCHOLARSHIP STATISTICS

The following table numerically summarizes the availability of men's water polo scholarships across the United States. Note: This shows the number of maximum scholarships a college can provide. This is called “fully funded”. However, many colleges do not have the maximum and therefore the number of total scholarships can be less than shown in the table. Athletic scholarships at colleges change yearly with increases and decreases, so you cannot fully determine who has available scholarships except by joining a network like IMRecruitable where you can find out directly what is available from the coaches. 

HOW TO MAKE A WATER POLO RECRUITING VIDEO

Knowing what to include attracting a coach’s attention is important. We have listed some guidelines to follow when filming your highlight video: 

  • Keep it short—no more than three minutes.

  • Include a mix of training exercises and drills.

Recruiting video for water polo goalies

  • Goalies must have a strong core, leg strength and quick reflexes.

  • College coaches want a goalie that is able to cover the entire cage with quick lateral movements, anticipate a shot, track the ball and explode out of the water to stop the shot.

Recruiting video for water polo utility players

  • Utility players are the most versatile athletes on the team.

  • Comfortable playing offense and defense 

  • Utility players should include footage of them switching from defense to offense quickly when given an opportunity to score.

  • Show pool vision and awareness 

Center forward water polo recruiting video

  • Playing center forward requires great physical strength, endurance and vision.

  • Center forwards should demonstrate their strong swimming ability and physical presence.

  • College coaches want to see these athletes lead the offense, communicate clearly with teammates and execute strategic plays.

Center back water polo recruiting video

  • Center backs are tough athletes with the physical advantages of a wide wingspan.

  • College coaches are looking for center backs with strong swimming skills who can move quickly from one side of the course to the other and have the endurance to support themselves throughout the game. 

Driver water polo recruiting video 

  • Drivers are quick, alert and persistent in the water, which is exactly what college coaches want to see in their recruiting video.

  • Drivers should focus on highlighting their explosive starts and ability to quickly change directions.

  • Drivers need to demonstrate their understanding of and ability to execute all drive shots.

CREATE A FREE recruiting PROFILE

Men's College Water Polo recruiting is highly competitive and requires you to get access to college coaches. This is where ImRecruitable can provide you with a competitive edge and 10x your chances to get recruited! We can connect you with EVERY college and coach to help you maximize your exposure and opportunities. It takes one minute to register and then your baseball profile will be accessible to college coaches: The decision makers! Click Here to create our FREE profile.

Tarek Merchant

Recruiting Expert, CEO/Founder - ImRecruitable 

"It's never too early or late to start your recruiting process! There is an opportunity for everyone, so start your recruiting profile today and give yourself the best chance to play college sports and earn a college degree."

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