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Riptides will be on-hold until Summer Season, which should start around mid-May 2022 and will be a 12-week season. As eager as I am to start the season as well and start the growth of Escondido Water Polo, I also want to provide quality at the highest level in order to have competitive teams that can compete in some of the best tournaments out there. I will update this site soon! I advise to encourage your athletes to start watching videos on water polo, and maybe checkout the "LEN" professional water polo games on youtube

What is N.C. Riptides Water Polo Club...

N.C. Riptides water polo club has been around the North County community for over a decade, and has been successful in developing athletic, confident, and talented youth in the sport of water polo. The club has had history under multiple different owners, and has been reestablished by Riptides alumni, Truman Irion. We believe repetition, tournaments & games, and intense skill driven practices lead to success in competitive water polo. Water polo is a growing sport in the state of California and some of the top colleges have scholarships dedicated specifically to water polo players. N.C. Riptides is the first step in building your athletes character and legacy inside and outside of the pool!

What do we have to offer?

Welcome to N.C. Riptides Water Polo Club! N.C. Riptide strives to help teach and develop water polo players of all levels in the San  Diego County. We believe in providing our athletes with a positive, quality, and competitive experience! We are still in the growing phases of the club, but offer competitive water polo at...

 "Splashball" level - 10 & under Coed

"Silver Riptides" - 12 & under Boys and 12 & under Girls

"Gold Riptides" - 14 & under Boys and 14 & under Girls

*For 18u & 16u Boys and Girls there currently is no competitive team for the spring season, but private lessons as well as group practices/scrimmages are available, please contact Coach Truman at or 760-697-6121

*Please note that if you plan on your athlete playing in USA Water Polo hosted tournaments and events they must have a USA Water Polo membership at least at the Silver Level (Bronze level for 10u ONLY). It is recommended that all athletes get the Gold level membership, which is good all year. That process is done over at the USA Water Polo website.

How to get involved?

Check out the programs tab on our website to see what age group your athlete will compete in, and then to register please email with the following information:

  • Parent First & Last name, phone number
  • Athlete First & Last name, Birthday (Age & month), what school do they currently attend
  • How did you hear about the club, and what are your athletes goals? (i.e. prepare for HS season, compete in Junior Olympics, stay in shape, develop character and learn a new sport)
Truman Irion

Truman Irion

Head Coach

Phone: 760-697-6121