Dive into Excellence with EMPIRE CAMPS and WORKSHOPS!

Welcome to the aquatic realm of Empire WPF!

Our camps are more than just programs; they're experiences that propel athletes to new heights. Whether you're new to water polo or a seasoned player, our camps are designed to foster skills, build camaraderie, and instill a passion for the game.

What Sets Us Apart?

We're Students of the game and love the sport. We know there's always room to grow and because we come into this without Olympian accolades or our own D1 history(Outside of our children). This gives us an opportunity to build an ever-expanding network of Water Polo Olympians, College coaches, Top performing clubs and players. We're excited to introduce a new era of training and water polo to the Inland Empire!

  • Elite Coaching: Learn from the best with our seasoned coaches and guest Olympians.

  • Holistic Development: Beyond skills, we focus on character, teamwork, and leadership.

  • Unforgettable Memories: Join a community that shares your love for the water and the sport.

Empire Recommends Local Camps!

Discover handpicked local camps that align with our commitment to excellence. We believe in a united water polo community, and these recommended camps share our vision for athletic growth and enjoyment.

Upcoming Empire Camps:

🌟 Play the sport you love in college! 🌊 8th-12th grade

🌟 Unlock Your Potential: College Exposure Workshop🏊‍♂️ Ready to take your water polo journey to the next level? Join us for an extraordinary workshop led by EMPIRE Water Polo Foundation (WPF) founders, Tommy Avalos and Monica Thurman. Dive deep into the world of college exposure and learn how to create a winning sports resume that recruiters and coaches won't be able to resist.

🎓 What You'll Learn:

Insider Tips: Get valuable insights from seasoned experts on how to stand out in the competitive world of college sports recruitment.

Crafting Your Story: Learn the art of crafting a compelling sports resume that showcases your skills, achievements, and potential.

Navigating the Process: Gain practical strategies for navigating the college recruitment process with confidence and ease.

🗓️ Dates: TBD(Monthly)

Don't miss this opportunity to gain the knowledge and tools you need to kickstart your college water polo journey.

Stay tuned for upcoming dates and registration details!

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🌟 Shooting the Shot with Bruins: High Performance Clinic

🏐 Dive into the world of high-performance water polo with EMPIRE Water Polo Foundation (WPF) and special guests from UCLA!

Join UCLA players and alumni Rafa Vergara, Nicolas Saveljic and Bernando Maurizi as they team up to bring the Inland Empire a taste of elite training straight from the UCLA and international teams.

🎯 What to Expect:

Expert Training: Learn from the best as UCLA players and alumni share their top tips and techniques for mastering the art of shooting.

High-Intensity Drills: Take your skills to the next level with dynamic drills designed to improve accuracy, power, and precision.

Exclusive Insights: Gain valuable insights into the world of high-performance water polo, including strategies for success and mental toughness.

🗓️ Dates: TBD (june)

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to train like a Bruin and elevate your game to new heights. Stay tuned for upcoming dates and registration details!

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🌟 "In The Zone": Advanced Skills Clinic w/Rico Azevedo

🏐 Elevate your game to the next level with EMPIRE Water Polo Foundation (WPF) and 6-8 Sports in the "In The Zone" clinic! Led by water polo legend Rico Azevedo, this clinic is designed for intermediate to advanced level players looking to hone their skills in creating shots and shot blocking.

🎯 What to Expect:

Expert Instruction: Learn from the best as Rico Azevedo shares his wealth of knowledge and experience in the sport of water polo.

Advanced Techniques: Dive deep into the intricacies of creating shots and mastering the art of shot blocking with specialized drills and training sessions.

Competitive Environment: Challenge yourself in a supportive and competitive environment alongside other dedicated athletes striving for excellence.

🗓️ Dates: TBD(june)

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to train with Rico Azevedo and 6-8 Sports and take your game to new heights. Stay tuned for upcoming dates and registration details!

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Local Gems:

Explore the finest camps in our community, trusted by Empire WPF.

Ready to Dive In?

Explore our upcoming camps and local recommendations. Let's make a splash together!

Want More?

Our partner 68 Sports is a leader in the High Performance training space, providing In-person camps, clinics with world renowned players and coaches.

USAWaterpolo does an amazing job of posting sanctioned Clinics and Camps, we recommend looking there if you don't see something you like here.


Empire Water Polo Foundation is dedicated to shaping the future of young athletes through the dynamic sport of water polo. We provide access, resources, and opportunities that empower athletes to excel in both their athletic endeavors and educational pursuits.

With a focus on inclusivity, community impact, and personal growth, we're committed to transforming lives and building pathways to success. Through scholarships, coaching support, and outreach initiatives, we're creating a lasting legacy of achievement and empowerment within the world of water polo.

Join us in our mission to make a difference and propel water polo excellence forward.

Introduction to local clubs

Find Local Swim and Water Polo Programs in the Inland Empire.

College Prep

Prepare your student for college, ensure NCAA requirements are on track to be completed and that you are eligible for recruitment.


Focus on Injury Prevention, Plyometric Training and maintaining a growth mindset.

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