Riverside Water Polo Awards
Each water polo season RWP honors athletes' exceptional work. Distinctive awards are given for exceptional commitment, attitude and play. Below is a list of those awards and the athletes who earned them.
MVP (Dave Almquist Award)
Earn this award with high level of play and eagerness to go the extra mile. Must accomplish this with an outstanding effort during every possession, above average performances, great accomplishments, extraordinary teamwork and an excellent attitude. Helping your team perform at a higher level and reach goals that would not be possible without your effort.
Defensive Award (Finfrock Award)
Earn this award with outstanding defensive skills throughout the season. Demonstrating hard work and attention to detail during practice and have the ability to apply them to every game. Without your defensive commitment, your team would not have had the success it did every scrimmage, game and tournament.
Coach Andrews Award (Coach's Award)
Earn this award with leadership, dedication, desire, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and an ambition to do everything in your power not only to improve yourself but to make your team better. With commitment to teammates throughout the year, positive attitude, willingness to do what is asked of you and the ability for any coach to depend on you.
Earn this award by exceeding in your development and striving throughout the season to not only improve but to better understand Riverside Water Polo’s system of play. A desire to work hard at every practice, challenge yourself throughout every week and dedication to improve each month will help earn this award.