Summer Academy 2017
The Summer Academy is a six-day clinic that will take place at Ocean View HS in Huntington Beach, CA. This intense clinic will offer participants a once-in-a-lifetime chance to rapidly elevate their water polo games. Tony is partnering with Adam Wright, Head Men's Coach at UCLA, to create an event where athletes will learn invaluable skills in and out of the water, build important networking connections for college and beyond, and create lasting friendships.Register
Tony Azevedo: 5-time Olympian & Silver Medalist
Adam Wright: 3-time Olympian, Silver Medalist & current UCLA Men’s Head Coach
Bruno Antonino: star at famous Italian powerhouse Posillipo for 11 years; Euro League Gold medalist; 2-time Gold medalist coach and 2-time Silver Medalist coach of the Italian Junior National Men’s and Women’s teams
Kami Craig: 3-time Olympian & 2-time Gold Medalist
Get Ready for the first COMBINE
A Combine is combination of certain sport specific conditioning drills to determine speed, strength and skill level. Tony & Adam will run 6-8 water polo specific drills where participants will be videoed and have their times recorded. The results will be added to an online database for all athletes to see and compare stats.
- Six days of intense water polo training
- Optional lodging at nearby hotels
- On-site physical therapy from Tony’s renowned Olympic trainer Ken Schroeder
- Daily lunchtime talks on various important topics
- Participation in the Tony Azevedo Tournament + special prizes and awards
- Off-deck activities and events
- On-deck snacks and protein shakes provided by Amazing Grass
- Filtered water
What to Bring
- Appropriate gear for both in/out of the pool for the duration of the clinic
- Extra snacks
- Cash/credit to purchase limited-edition HardCore gear on deck
A hot gourmet lunch prepared by Zen Craft Catering will be provided on deck each afternoon. Participants can choose between three entrees, all accompanied by fresh salad and home-baked bread. Refreshments such as pomegranate mint limeade will keep participants well hydrated.
Since good nutrition is key to top athletic performance, these meals are made with organic ingredients and fresh produce.Please note that you will have the option to purchase this lunch option during the registration process ($10 per day). If you do not choose this option you will be responsible for packing your own lunch.
*If you have ten or more participants looking for a room, we can create a special block for you at a discounted price. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Super 8 Westminster/Huntington Beach
Approximately $80 per night
7 minute drive from pool
Comfort Suites Huntington Beach
$143 (Sun-Thurs); $170 (Fri-Sat) per night
5 minute drive from pool
Best Western Harbor Inn & Suites
Approximately $120 per night
10 minute drive from pool
Travelodge Ocean Front
Approximately $110 per night
10 minute drive from pool
Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa
$249 per night
13 minute drive from pool
*Please note all rates are subject to variation– please call the individual properties for updated amounts.