High Quality Instructional Training
The Naval Academy offers high quality water polo instruction for all athletes. Camps are offered year-round, taking place over one or multiple days. Be sure to check out each camp to ﬁnd the one that is right for you.
Meet the Coaches
The Navy coaching staff
Previous and Future Guest Coaches
Meet Our Coaches
You can find the list of our coaches below.
The NAVY Coaching Staff
Luis Nicolao - Head Coach
He directed the Princeton men and women to a combined to eighteen...
Tom Popp - Assistant NAVY Coach
Tom Popp was officially named the assistant water polo coach...READ MORE
Ken Vincent - Assistant NAVY Coach
Coaching and coordinating NAVY Water Polo Camps for the past decade...READ MORE
Previous and Future Coaches
Barry King - George Washington Head Coach
Barry King has taken the GW water polo programs to new heights in his two...READ MORE
Peter Sabbatini - Goalie Coaching Coordinator
Peter Sabbatini is back in Annapolis coaching his alma mater club water...READ MORE
Robert Bullion - Salem International Women's Head Coach / Aquatic Director
Robert Bullion is in his ninth year at Salem University, currently serving...READ MORE
Max Schlegel - John Hopkins University Head Coach
Max Schlegel was promoted to head coach in February 2019 after serving as...READ MORE
Mark Lawrence - Austin College Head Coach
Lawrence joined the Naval Academy coaching staff in 2014, and helped...READ MORE
Alana Burgess - Saint Francis Brooklyn Women's Water Polo Head Coach / Men's Water Polo Assistant Coach
Alana Burgess enters her first season as women's water polo head coach...READ MORE
Derek Ellingson - Princeton University Head Women's Water Polo Coach/Assistant Men's Coach
Derek Ellingson just wrapped up his first season as head coach...READ MORE
Randy Burgess - Retired Legendary High School Coach
Randy Burgess won 715 games during his 33 years of coaching water polo...READ MORE
Luis Nicolao Inducted into CWPA Hall of Fame
Read more about this historical accomplishment from one of our own!Read More!
Water Polo Spring Camps
Ages: Boys, 15-18
All Camps Cancelled til further Notice
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all camps have been cancelled til further notice. Please continue to check the website for updates.
Remember to wash your hands and stay safe.
- In-water instruction from Head Collegiate Coaches and Former NCAA All-Americans
- Position Speciﬁc Training; that includes 2m "D", 2m "O", Goal Keeping, and Driving
- Daily Competition
- Tips and Tricks for success at all levels
- Limited size for quality instruction
- U.S. Naval Academy Campus Tour