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Nike 5meter Water Polo to host 5th Annual Winter in the Tropics Camp

November 19, 2013

San Rafael, CA - US Sports Camps, Inc. offers Nike sponsored 5meter water polo camps nationwide and is pleased to announce the 5th annual Winter in Tropics Water Polo Camp taking place December 27-30 in Miami, Florida.

Directing the camp is USA Water Polo Olympian, Genai Kerr.  "Hosting the Winter in the Tropics camp in Miami, Florida is always one of the highlights of the year,” says Genai Kerr. Genai was a member of the United States Men's National Water Polo Team for 12 years and played in the 2004 Athens Olympics, 2003 & 2007 Pan American Gold Medal games, and multiple World Championships.  He is one of the only athletes in history to compete internationally as a goalie and as a field player. 

Assisting Genai at the Winter in the Tropics Water Polo Camp will be Felix Mercado - Head Men’s and Women’s Coach at Brown University, John Abdou - Associate Head Coach at UC Santa Barbara, and Corali Simmons - Head Coach at Sonoma State University. Other staff members include past and present U.S. National Team Members, Olympic Medalists and College Coaches from all over the country.

“We focus on in-water instruction on the fundamentals of the game,” says Coach Kerr.  “Our winter camp is a tremendous opportunity to train and play with the top players and coaches in the country over the holiday break.”  

The Nike 5meter Winter in the Tropics Water Polo Camp is designed for boys and girls ages 8-18 and focuses on fundamental passing, shooting, team and individual defense, along with tactical discipline, and individual aspects of protecting the cage.

Overnight campers reside at the Hampton Inn Miami Dadeland located just minutes from the Gulliver Preparatory School where camp will be held. A day camp option from 8:45 AM to 4:30 PM each day is also available. Please see the website for more details.

About US Sports Camps - US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America's largest sports camp network and the licensed operator of Nike Sports Camps. The company has offered camps since 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.

Coaches, Parents, and Campers interested can visit http://www.ussportscamps.com or call 1-800-645-3226.

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