Testimonials

Dani Pinedo

Dani Pinedo

Silver in Rome 2009, Bronze in Belgrade 2013 Final Six, Gold in Barcelona 2014 Final Six, Bronze in Barcelona 2015 Final Six. Goalkeeper at Atlétic Barceloneta and the National Team

“Publicly we are quite stall and this type of initiatives are great to carry on. It makes me feel like water polo is still alive.
A nivel público andamos un poco estancados y este tipo de iniciativas son muy buenas para salir adelante. Me hace pensar que el waterpolo está vivo.”

Joan Jané

Joan Jané

Silver in Rome 1994 World’s Championship, Gold in Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, Gold in Perth 1998 Championship, Gold in Fukuoka 2001 World’s Championship, Bronze in Melbourne 2010 World’s Cup, Silver in Shanghai 2011 Championship. Spanish coach between 1994-2004, China women’s 2007 – 2010 and Antioquía (Colombia) 2013.

“I have admired for a project that is hard but nothing in life is easy. Your incentive is to put the willies, that are the ‘crazy little’ those who succeed.”

Robin Van Galen

Robin Van Galen

Management Water polo team Holland (men)

“In a short period of time BIWPA established to become known throughout Holland water polo as a reliable and pleasant partner to work with. We look forward to have a long and strong relationship with BIWPA, and value your contribution in realizing our ‘Orange’ ambitions and dreams.”

Toni Esteller

Toni Esteller

Former spanish coach, CN Barcelona coach and Slovakia coach

“This project goes far beyond the common concept of an entertainment sports program or camp. It is a serious commitment about the young water polo players and their improvement to achieve the sporting excellence.”

Miki Oca

Miki Oca

Spanish coach of women’s water polo team, world champion in BCN 2013, silver medal at London 2012.

“The idea of an international academy seems like a positive uplift for our sport. The fact that kids and young adults from all over the world want to come here to learn, depicts recognition to our water polo and to the level of our coaching staff. It will also make our family grow.”

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Felipe Perrone

Silver in Rome 2009, bronze in Melbourne 2007, bronze in Belgrade 2006 (Spanish team), European Cup Champion 2012 (Pro Recco), LEN Cup 2004 Champion (CN Barcelona) and bronze in Belgrade 2013 Final Four (CN Atlétic-Barceloneta), player of Polo Aquático do Fluminense.
“BIWPA offers a chance to see water polo in a more intensive way and also to meet other people, other cultures of the world and to link with people with the same interests. At the end amazing human groups are gathered. It is a learning as a person and as an athlete.”

André Avallone

André Avallone

Technical director of SESI-Sao Paolo, and former Barcelona coach teams as the women’s team of CN Sant Andreu and the categories Atletic Barceloneta.

“I have always believed that the exchange (cultural, social and sports) is very important for the development of human beings.
Give the possibility of a foreigner who knows, through BIWPA in Barcelona, ​​the Spanish Water Polo, technical, training and mainly the way they play with the heart, it’s all very special to me. “

Josep Brascó

Josep Brascó

Former coach of Spain, Greece, and Saudi Arabia and coach of the most prestigious clubs in Spain, Italy and Greece.

“I believe BIWPA is an incredible tool that will help establish our water polo within the most prestigious global rankings. This Academy can show the rest of the world a model and a way to understand water polo under the guidence of a Catalan school.”