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USAUWH Seeking Development Director

September 29, 2014

The USA Underwater Hockey Governing Committee is seeking nominations for the open position of Development Director.

The primary goal of this position is to increase participation in and the quality of underwater hockey play in the United States.

To nominate someone, please contact Mallorie Leinenger (, and provide the person’s name, club or team affiliation, and their contact information (telephone number and email address). Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please see below for a detailed description of duties:

Development Director  

Job Description:

I. Foster growth and expansion of underwater hockey

a. Assist in the formation and growth of underwater hockey clubs:
i. Junior (pre-college)
ii. Collegiate
iii. Adult
iv. Women of all levels
b. Expand tournament club participation: (work with Competitions Director)
i. New regional tournaments
ii. Bring more clubs into existing tournaments
iii. Organize recognition for first-time National Championships attendees
c. Maintain resources for those starting new clubs:
i. Club-in-a-box
ii. Info/guide
iii. Brochures and other media
iv. Pool recommendations
v. Access to Insurance

II. Improve the quality of the game of underwater hockey

a. Organize clinics for new players and for continuing players
b. Organize a resource pool for hockey education
c. Organize the annual USA Underwater Hockey Symposium at the National Championships

III. Manage and assist Regional Development Directors

IV. Other possible areas of work:

a. Facilitate referee training (in conjunction with Chief Referee and/or Referee Training Director)
b. Design and oversee a “Development” section on the USA Underwater Hockey website.

The Development Director will report to the USA Underwater Hockey Governing Committee on a regular basis.

To achieve progress in above areas, key skills will be organization, delegation, and enthusiasm!

Target Start Date: 1 November 2014

A two-year commitment is requested.
Some travel will be expected in order to accomplish the above stated goals. A modest travel budget will be available.

Requirements: The person must be a dues-paying member of USAUWH.

2015 Age Group UWH Worlds

September 24, 2014

The next world championships for U19s and U23s will take place in Castellón de la Plana, Spain,  6-15 August 2015. CMAS officially released the tournament details this week.

The tournament website is , and should be updated regularly with for tourney information, accommodation and payment details, and form submittal.

The information pack is also available in PDF form: 2015Spain_InformationPack

Interested US players should contact the juniors steering committee via Kat Kurtz to get involved!

Team USA Women webpage

August 11, 2014

The Team USA women’s elite team now has a webpage:

Visit the page for updates, information on our training events, and opportunities to support the team!

Categories: Announcements,Team USA

U19/U23 Underwater Hockey Worlds 2015, Interest Survey

July 29, 2014

As of January 1, 2015, will you be 18 (or younger) or 22 (or younger)? Are you an American Citizen or Permanent Resident? If so, then you are eligible to play in the U19 or U23 Junior Worlds Competition happening in Castello de la Plana, Spain on August 6-15, 2015.

Please fill out and submit the following interest survey if you are eligible and interested in playing at the Juniors Worlds Competition next year. Please complete your interest survey by AUGUST 13, 2014.

****This is just an interest survey. It does not guarantee your admittance to any of the USA Juniors Teams being sent to Spain. The Juniors Steering Committee will contact all interested individuals after all surveys have been completed.****

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Kat Search at .

You Shop Online, USAUWH Gets Donations

April 29, 2014

Shopping online? You can find great prices on all sorts of online products *and* support USA Underwater Hockey at the same time, using GoodShop.

GoodShop amalgamates dozens of online stores that offer percentage donations to non-profit organizations like us. Use our link, and any purchases you make will generate donations back to the Underwater Society of America and USA Underwater Hockey!

(The site should say “you’re supporting: Underwater Society of America – USOA”)

You can also use the GoodSearch toolbar at the top to generate donations with every online search you do.

Shop online, and give to USA UWH today!

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