Monday, October 16, 2017

Travis Madrid

Hollywood Hills High School
U.S. Coast Guard
Back home after another patrol, U.S.Coast Guard Station, Cape Canaveral

One-legged water polo player dominates


ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan Athletic Department is seeking an Assistant Coach for its Division I Women’s Water Polo program. This position is responsible for assisting in all phases of the program in accordance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Conference and University rules, regulations and policies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to coaching, recruiting and evaluating prospective student-athletes, planning and participating in practice to develop student-athletes and any other duties assigned by the head coach.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Previous collegiate coaching and/or playing experience at the Division I level
  • Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and intercollegiate athletics
  • Knowledge and experience recruiting at the Division I level
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent computer and social media skills
  • Successfully complete a background check and NCAA recruiting test
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
To apply, CLICK HERE.


BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) releases the All-Tournament Teams from the 2017 Division II and Division III Championships hosted by Gannon University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, respectively, on Saturday-Sunday, October 14-15.
Voted on by the participating head coaches at both championship sites, the teams honor athletes for their performances.
At the CWPA Division II Championship hosted by Gannon at the Carneval Athletic Pavilion Pool with Mercyhurst University, McKendree University and Salem International University, the host Golden Knights dominated the All-Tournament and individual honors.
Head coach Sean Morphy garnered Most Outstanding Coach accolades, while Zarko Sadikovic (Jr., Nis, Serbia/GTS Neimar) collected Most Valuable Player recognition.  Petar Leontijevic (Fr., Belgrade, Serbia) of Salem International garnered accolades as the Rookie of the Tournament.
Gannon captured the tournament title with victories over Salem International (15-11 W), McKendree (15-7 W) and Mercyhurst (16-12 W), while Salem International finished second with defeats of Mercyhurst (12-10 W) and McKendree (20-6 W).  Mercyhurst placed third due to a 13-10 defeat of McKendree.
2017 CWPA Division II Championship All-Tournament Team
Most Outstanding Coach: Sean Morphy (Gannon University)
Most Valuable Player: Zarko Sadikovic (Gannon University)
Rookie of the Tournament:  
Petar Leontijevic (Salem International University)
Brett Rehrer – Gannon University (Goalie)
Zarko Sadikovic – Gannon University
Gilberto Milan – Gannon University
Nick Williams – Gannon University
Jack Donnelly – Gannon University
Joseph Mahan – McKendree University
Luc Gregory – McKendree University
David Romero – Salem International University (Goalie)
Milos Popovic – Salem International University
Marton Dudok – Salem International University
Petar Leontijevic – Salem International University
Philip Jenny – Mercyhurst University
Daniel Alvarez – Mercyhurst University
Connor Schmitz – Mercyhurst University
2017 Collegiate Water Polo Association Division II Championship
Gannon University, Erie, Pa.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
NoonGannon Universityvs.Salem International University15-11
1:30Mercyhurst Universityvs.McKendree University13-10
5:00Gannon Universityvs.McKendree University15-7
6:30Mercyhurst Universityvs.Salem International University10-12
Sunday, October 15, 2017
10:00Salem International Universityvs.McKendree University20-6
11:30Gannon Universityvs.Mercyhurst University16-12
At the CWPA Division III Championship hosted by Division III No. 2-ranked MIT at the Al ’51 & Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool with Division III No. 3 Johns Hopkins University, Connecticut College, Penn State Behrend, Monmouth College and Washington & Jefferson, JHU swept the major awards and captured the championship.
Johns Hopkins’ head coach Ted Bresnahan was named the Most Outstanding Coach, while Giorgio Cico (Jr., San Anselmo, Calif./Redwood) and Nico Ivanov (Fr., San Diego, Calif./La Jolla) posted accolades as the Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Tournament, respectively.
The Blue Jays captured the tournament title with an 11-10 defeat of the host Engineers.  It marked Hopkins 17th Division III crown (1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017).
Eight-time champion MIT (1991, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2014, 2016) finished second, while Connecticut College, Penn State Behrend, Washington & Jefferson and Monmouth rounded out the field by placing third, fourth, fifth and sixth.
2017 CWPA Division III Championship All-Tournament Team
Most Outstanding Coach: Ted Bresnahan (Johns Hopkins University)
Most Valuable Player: Giorgio Cico (Johns Hopkins University)
Rookie of the Tournament:  
Nico Ivanov (Johns Hopkins University)
John Wilson – Johns Hopkins University (Goalie)
Giorgio Cico – Johns Hopkins University
Nico Ivanov – Johns Hopkins University
Clyde Huibregtse – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Evan Kim – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Luka Knezevic – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dylan Pinckert – Connecticut College
Hayden Niederreiter – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Goalie) 
Grant Garcia – Penn State Behrend
Kyle Frerichs – Penn State Behrend
Arturo Freitas – Connecticut College
Ryan Masi – Johns Hopkins University
Christian Schillinger – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tyler Francis – Washington & Jefferson College
2017 Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III Championship
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:30MITvs.Monmouth College20-1
11:45Johns Hopkins Universityvs.Washington & Jefferson College13-3
1:00Penn State Behrendvs.Monmouth College16-10
2:30Johns Hopkins Universityvs.Connecticut College15-8
3:45MITvs.Penn State Behrend12-3
5:00Connecticut Collegevs.Washington & Jefferson College13-6
Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30Monmouth Collegevs.Washington & Jefferson College9-16
10:45Connecticut Collegevs.Penn State Behrend12-9
12:15MITvs.Johns Hopkins University10-11