Training Trips

California 2019:

This year we will be flying to LAX on July 8th and training in Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach. We will compete in 2 tournaments: the John Hale Invitational and the National Junior Olympics. Boys will fly home on July 24 and girls will fly home on July 29. Here are some of the California trip details:

BOYS’ SCHEDULE

  • July 8: Fly MIA to LAX / Beach workout to loosen up after flight depending on arrival time
  • July 9 – 11: Train at Mira Costa HS with Trojan WP & Mira Costa HS plus beach workouts (Manhattan/Redondo Beach)
  • July 12 – 14: Compete at John Hale Tournament
  • July 15 – 23: Train at Mira Costa HS with Trojan WP & Mira Costa HS plus beach workouts (Manhattan/Redondo Beach)
  • July 24: Day Off / Potential Fun Activity –> Switch to JOs Hotel
  • July 25 – 28: Junior Olympics
  • July 29: Fly Home

GIRLS’ SCHEDULE

  • July 8: Fly MIA to LAX / Beach workout to loosen up after flight depending on arrival time
  • July 9 – 11: Train at Mira Costa HS with Trojan WP & Mira Costa HS plus beach workouts (Manhattan/Redondo Beach)
  • July 12 – 14:Compete at John Hale Tournament
  • July 15 – 23: Train at Mira Costa HS with Trojan WP & Mira Costa HS plus beach workouts (Manhattan/Redondo Beach)
  • July 24: Day Off / Potential Fun Activity –> Switch to JOs Hotel
  • July 25 – 28: Junior Olympics
  • July 29: Fly Home

HOTELS

  • July 8 – 11: The Redondo Beach Hotel (400 N. Harbor Drive Redondo Beach, CA 90277)
  • July 11 – 15: SpringHill Suites Ontario Airport (3595 E. Guasti Rd. Ontario, CA 91761)
  • July 15 – 19: The Redondo Beach Hotel (400 N. Harbor Drive Redondo Beach, CA 90277)
  • July 19 – 24
– Girls: The Redondo Beach Hotel (400 N. Harbor Drive Redondo Beach, CA 90277)
– Boys: The Westin South Coast Plaza (686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626)
  • July 24 – 29 Girls: The Westin South Coast Plaza (686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626)
COACHES/CHAPERONES:
Eric Lefebvre
Jeremy Davie
Jaime Yapp-Shing
Allyson Pearson (boys)
Cristi Edmunds & Brad Gould (girls)

The cost for the trip is roughly $150 per day which includes: hotel (free breakfast), rental vans (gas & insurance), coaching costs, tournament entry fees, and snacks and drinks for tournaments. This does not include flight, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks for training and activities (movies, bowling, etc.).


California 2018:

 We flew into San Francisco and took a quick tour of UC Berkeley. We then wasted no time to start training in Sacramento. We practiced at Granite Bay High School with their local high school and club team, coached by Andrew Reego who comes to Miami for the Alumni Camp each year! For JOs, the boys went to compete in San Jose while the girls continued training in Sacramento. Once boys JOs finished, the girls competed in JOs in San Jose as well.


California 2017:

This year’s trip was based in Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach (where we scrimmaged with Trojan WP and Costa Mesa HS). We also competed in the John Hale Tournament at various pool sites near Ontario. We then competed in the Junior Olympics in Irvine.


California 2016:

This year’s trip started in San Diego and ended in San Jose. The stops along the way included: Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach (where we scrimmaged with Trojan WP and Costa Mesa HS), Ontario (competed in the Hale Championships), Santa Barbara, Monterey (Monterey Bay Aquarium), and finally San Jose. The 18U boys competed in JOs and placed 10th in the gold division.


Southern California 2015

This summer the 16U boys, 16U girls and 14U boys trained with some of the best club teams in Southern California and at some of the best beaches in Southern California. The kids also went on a daylong excursion to Santa Cruz Island. The 16U boys competed in JOs and placed 10th in the gold division.


Northern California 2014

The 18U girls competed in JOs and placed 6th in the gold division.

girls jos


Hungary 2014

We travelled to 5 different cities: Dunaujvaros, Budapest, Szeged, Kecskemet, and Pecs. The boys competed in a tournament which included teams from Serbia, California, and Hungary. The girls trained with the youth national team of Hungary. We watched women’s USA team play Hungary in Kecskemet. We also got to watch the Hungarian Men’s National team play a tune up scrimmage against theis Junior National team at Margaret Island.

hungary


Germany 2011

We were hosted by Blau Weiss club team. We stayed in their homes and we reciprocated when they came to the US. We competed in a tournament where we camped out at the pool with all the other teams from Germany and Poland.