Third Coast Aquatics Water Polo Club

Third Coast Aquatics Water Polo Club

2024 Summer Junior Olympics Player Interest

If you are interested in playing Junior Olympics Water Polo for Third Coast this Summer, please fill out the link below....

2024 JO Interest Forms (Google Form)

2023 - 2024 Winter Camps

Middle School Boys & Girls (combined) No Experience Programming - This program is designed to teach anyone in middle school how to play water polo.  No previous experience is necessary or required.  The goal is to teach everyone how to play water polo, including the rules and techniques required to play.  This camp is designed to help everyone involved make new friends, have fun and learn enough water polo to graduate into our other group described below.  Third Coast Aquatics is dedicated to helping the water polo community grow by providing this opportunity absolutely free!

  • Who? - Middle School Boys & Girls (combined)
  • When? - January 13, January 27, February 3 and February 10
  • What Time? - 11AM to 12PM
  • Where? - Hudsonville Instructional Pool (5037 32nd Ave)
  • Cost? - Free

To sign up please complete the online form below:

2023 - 2024 Middle School Entry Level (No Experience) (Google Form)

Middle School Boys & Girls (combined) Experienced Programming - This program is designed to reinforce skills learned from previous years of playing middle school water polo.  This camp is designed to make new friends, have fun and continue your water polo education.  Goalie Coaches will also be on hand to help teach those players that want to specialize in that position.

  • Who? - Middle School Boys & Girls (combined) with past experience
  • When? - January 13, January 27, February 3 and February 10
  • What Time? - 12:15PM to 1:30PM
  • Where? - Hudsonville Freshman Campus Pool
  • Cost? - $ 50.00

To sign up please complete the following steps:

1.) Fill out our online form

2023 - 2024 Middle School Experienced Level (Google Form)

2.) Venmo Payment to @ThirdCoastAquatics and put your child's name in the Payment Description

2023 Winter High School Girls Programming

Third Coast Aquatics will be hosting a winter water polo camp for all high school girls of any ability or experience. This camp will serve as a preseason opportunity to condition and fine tune your skills before the high school spring season. Camp will start on the week of December 4th and run through the week of March 6th. We will be practicing Mondays and Wednesdays only at Hudsonville High School. There might be an occasion to alter a practice day/time.  Your schedule for each week will be conveyed to you by the coach and via email.  The coaches will include but are not limited to: Ian Hewett, Emily Tuttle, and John Neeb.

In addition to our week day camp, we are currently looking to attend/host 2-3 tournaments throughout the winter. This will provide you an opportunity to get some game-play experience while also playing along with other athletes from the Michigan area. These tournaments would take place following the Holiday Break. These tournaments are at an additional cost. An athlete must attend our camp to participate in any of those tournaments. More information to come on this soon!

  • Who? - All High School Girls
  • Begins - December 4 - Monday (no camp during winter holiday break)
  • Ends - March 6 - Wednesday
  • Day/Time? - Mondays & Wednesdays
    • Monday - 7:15PM to 8:45PM
    • Wednesday - 7:00PM to 8:30PM
  • Where? - Hudsonville Freshman Camp Pool
  • Cost? - $ 160.00

To attend the winter camp please complete the following steps:

1.) Fill out the online google form

2023 Winter Camp Enrollment Form Google Form

2.) Venmo payment to @ThirdCoastAquatics and put your child's name in the payment description or mail a check to Third Coast Aquatics, 15041 Sandstone Rd, Grand Haven, MI 49417.*

*There will be no refunds or drop-in pricing.

2023 Summer Camps

Camp will begin on June 12 and end on July 11. Our camp will be held exclusively at the Hudsonville Freshman Campus Pool.  We will be offering separate camp times for girls and boys who will be in high school during the 2023-2024 season and for both boys and girls (they will be in the same group) who will be in middle school during the 2023-2024 season. Our pool schedule is listed below.  In order to receive a shirt please have payment and enrollment to us no later than May 15.

2023 Third Coast Aquatics Schedule (PDF)

To become a Third Coast Member please complete the following steps:

1.) Fill out the online form:

2023 Summer Camp Enrollment Form Google Form

2.) Venmo payment to @ThirdCoastAquatics and put your child's name in the payment description


If you prefer the old way follow these steps:

1.) Download and print the form below

2023 Third Coast Aquatics Enrollment Form Mail (PDF)

2.) Mail the completed form and a check to:

Third Coast Aquatics, 15041 Sandstone Rd, Grand Haven, MI 49417

Junior Olympics 2023

Our Club will indeed try to qualify in our zone (Mid-West Zone) on the weekend of June 9 to June 11. If our Boys 14u, 16u and 18u teams qualify, we will participate in Session One (California). If our Girls 14u, 16u or 18u qualify we will participate in Session Two (California).  Below are the following play dates:

Boys Session 1 - July 15 - 18, 2023 - Orange County

Girls Session 2 - July 20 - 23, 2023 - Orange County

We will attempt to field for both girls and boys a 14u, 16u and 18u teams.  Letting us know your interest helps us staff appropriately and easier create those teams.  At this moment we are going to attempt to only play in Orange County (Session 1 and 2 only).


2023 Junior Olympics Interest Form (Google Form)

Estimated 2023 JO Team Costs (PDF)

If you have any questions for the about the Summer 2023 season, please download this guide:

2023 Summer Season Guide (PDF)

Follow us on the following social media platforms:

Instagram - @thirdcoastaquatics

Facebook - Third Coast Aquatics

Why Third Coast Aquatics?

We encourage teamwork, athleticism, and prepare the kids for life.

Third Coast Aquatics is dedicated to helping all their members attain the highest level of water polo play possible.

2019 Junior Olympic Team Videos & Trailers

Watch Our 2018 Junior Olympic Adventures

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Third Coast Aquatics

Thunder Dragons - USA Water Polo Team

After a successful 2023, Third Coast Aquatics is making a few more changes. We are adding to our coaching staff and our total pool time. 2024 coaches could consist of Josh Ahrendt, Ian Hewett, Emily Tuttle, Maddy Worst, Rio Tomlinson, Rylee Davis, Gabe Ecenbarger, Jordan Blum and Dave McWatters. We will continue to operate our program at the Hudsonville Freshman Center Campus Pool. Third Coast will attempt to have the following Junior Olympics teams in 2023 : 18u Boys, 16u Boys, 14u Boys, 18u, 16u and 14u Girls.

We try to do more than just teach the players about water polo. We use the qualifier weekend, the Great Lakes Classic and the Junior Olympics tournament's to bond the player's and give them a chance to experience some unique lifelong memories. Search for our videos on youtube.

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