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at Winter in the Tropics!

Get away to the warmth of the Florida sunshine during the holiday season at the Nike 5meter Winter in the Tropics Water Polo Camp. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with the top players and coaches in the country.

The focus of the program will be in-water instruction on the fundamentals of the game. Fundamental passing, shooting, team and individual defense along with tactical discipline and individual aspects of the game will be discussed.

This camp is open to any and all entrants. Drugs, alcohol and smoking are strictly prohibited and constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from camp. For your safety and benefit, we recommend that you choose a camp that fits your particular skills and level of development.

Highlights Include
  • Superior instruction from USA Olympians and College Coaches
  • Olympians get in the pool with you to demonstrate and lead drills
  • Low camper to instructor ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
  • Position Specific Training for Drivers, Shooters, Goalies & 2 Meter Offense & Defense
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Camp Coaches

  • Genai Kerr

    Camp Director Genai Kerr

    Genai Kerr is a USA Water Polo Olympian, coach, mentor, and true ambassador of the sport. 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.

    View Genai Kerr's Bio & Water Polo Tips
  • Felix Mercado Brown

    Camp Director Felix Mercado

    Felix Mercado enters his 15th season as the head coach of Brown University’s men’s and women’s water polo teams in 2021-22 having coached 25 all-conference performers and 14 All-Americans on the men’s side alone during his time with the Bears.

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  • John Abdou Ucsb

    Camp Director John Abdou

    John Abdou, a veteran collegiate and national team coach, is currently the High Performance Director for USA Water Polo. In this position Abdou oversee's the Olympic Development Program in addition to coach and referee education and development. Abdou also assists in implementing the technical vision throughout ODP and the USA Water Polo club system.

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Camp Details

Directing the program is Genai Kerr, Felix Mercado and John Abdou. Designed by the top coaches and athletes in the country, Nike 5meter Water Polo Camps provide in-water instruction to make an immediate impact on an athlete’s game. Young athletes will have the opportunity to learn first hand how Olympic Athletes train, meet their nutritional needs, and balance their lives.

2024 OVERVIEW
  • Dates: December 27-30
  • Age Group: 10-18
  • Gender: Coed
  • Camp Type: Day Camp
  • Schedule: 9:00am-4:00pm Friday-Monday
  • Check-In: 8:30-9:00am at the Ansin Aquatic Center located on the Ransom Everglades campus
  • Lunch: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
  • Program: The Skills program is designed to provide youth and high school water polo players with the fundamentals, latest drills, in-water scrimmages and position specific training (Divers, Shooters, Goalies and 2 Meter Offense & Defense) essential for improvement. The goal is for campers to come home with experiences that enrich both the quality of their play and their life through a better understanding and greater appreciation for sport, as well as more developed techniques and a heightened level of self-confidence.
CAMP ADDRESS

Ransom Everglades School
Ansin Aquatic Center
3575 Main Hwy
Miami, Florida 33133

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CAMP CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT

Friday, December 27th thru Monday, December 30th

  • Check-in: 8:30-9:00am at the Aquatic Center.
  • Check-out: 4:00pm at the Aquatic Center.

There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to drop off and pick up your child on time.

MEALS

Lunch is NOT provided each day. Please bring a healthy lunch and snacks each day.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
  • Instruction: Morning and afternoon training sessions
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: Campers will receive a Nike Water Polo Camps t-shirt and prizes.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
  • Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
  • Equipment Needed: Please bring your water polo suit, swim cap, googles and towel(s)
  • Facility: Ansin Aquatic Center
  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!

CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING

Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

Items:

  • Dryland Training Gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt)
  • Backpack
  • Water Polo Suit
  • Swim Cap
  • Googles
  • Towel(s)
  • Hat or Visor
  • Sandals/Flip Flops
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Healthy Lunch and Snack each day
  • Signed Health & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
  • Positive Attitude
TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.

COMPANY POLICIES

For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.

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DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

TEAM DISCOUNT - 5: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

TEAM DISCOUNT - 10: If ten or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $100 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

SIBLING DISCOUNT: $50 off each player. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the sibling discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the sibling discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website.

*Sibling discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Water Polo Camp Ransom Everglades Miami

Ansin Aquatic Center

Campers will train at the Ansin Aquatic Center located on the Ransom Everglades School campus.

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Nike 5meter Winter in the Tropics Water Polo Camp

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Genai Kerr, Camp Director
Ransom Everglades School
Miami, Florida 33184
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike
Water Polo
Florida
Miami
https://www.ussportscamps.com/waterpolo/nike/nike-5-meter-winter-in-the-tropics-water-polo-camp
Nike 5meter Winter in the Tropics Water Polo Camp
USD
69651
Nike 5meter Winter In The Tropics Water Polo Camp - High School
Co-Ed
14-18
Dec 27-Dec 30, 2024
695.00
Programs: Advanced Camp
Age Group: 14 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Day Camp 9:00AM-4:00PM $695.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
USD
69652
Nike 5meter Winter In The Tropics Water Polo Camp - Youth
Co-Ed
10-13
Dec 27-Dec 30, 2024
695.00
Programs: Skills Camp
Age Group: 10 - 13
Gender: Co-Ed
Day Camp 9:00AM-4:00PM $695.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
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