We are pleased to announce our expanded Board of Directors, selected (or appointed!) at our annual meeting held on December 2, 2017:
- President – Tze Ling-Hins
- Secretary – Michael Buonaiuto
- Equipment – Phil Bartels
- Treasurer – Susanna Paille
- Pool/Venue and competitions – Bill
- Website/ social media – Tyler
- Recruitment – Bob Nasdor
- Head Coach /Referee- Karl Reece
- Insurance – Joanna Au
Thank you to outgoing board members Julie Dooley and Allison Corbett for all of their dedication and hard work!
Boston is fielding three teams in this year’s National Tournament in Austin. Stay tuned for a post-tournament report.
Boston Kayak Polo held a summer tournament on June 10 and 11, 2017, at our summer pitch in Plainville, MA. Montreal’s PC Sharks walked way as the first-ever winner of “Beast of the Northeast” trophy. Here are the results:
1) PC Sharks (Montreal)
2) Gotham Rapids (NYC)
3) Russian Probe (NYC)
4) Half-Baked Lobsters (Boston)
5) Lobster Roll (Boston)
6) Boiled Lobsters (Boston)
7) Bad Hombres (NYC)
Our officers for the coming year were voted in at our end of the year celebration in October, graciously hosted by Phil Bartels and his wife Audrey.
President: David Woodell
Vice President/President Elect: T Ling-Hins
Treasurer: Susanna Paille
Clerk: Julie Dooley
Web Master: Allison Corbett
New Player Coordinator/Equipment Wrangler: Michael Buonaiuto
Our Fall 2016 Wednesday night youth kayak polo series has begun! Members of Boston Kayak Polo provide equipment and instruction each week. Each night starts with instruction on safe and efficient paddling, proceeds to fun activities designed to develop ball handling, shooting skills, and other skills unique to kayak polo, and ends with scrimmages that puts new skills to work!
There is still room in the pool! Interested? Contact the Watertown Boys and Girls Club at 617-926-0968 .