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February 2015

Volume 8, Issue 3

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An Update from Kabul: Week Two


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Training Trip: Week Two


Week two of the Afghanistan Water Polo (AWP) 2015 Training Camp was packed with more daily practices, off-site conditioning, and media appearances.


As Scott Caruso, AWP Director of International Relations, prepared to leave after two weeks working with the team and meeting with local media, Jeremy Piasecki, AWP Executive Director and Head Coach, arrived in Kabul and joined Scott and Bill Richardson, Assistant Coach. Together they met with Afghanistan's President of the General Directorate of Physical Education and Sport and prepared for the next two weeks of Training Camp.


Welcome, Jeremy!


Qargha jump

After another day training outside at the Qargha Reservoir, the athletes enjoyed some time away from practice.


Chalk talk practice

Assistant Coach Bill Richardson led athletes in a "chalk talk" session during Training Camp practice.


General directorate meeting

Afghanistan Water Polo representatives met with General Karamudin Karim, President of the General Directorate of Physical Education and Sport in Afghanistan, to discuss the team's future. Left to right: AWP Assistant Coach Bill Richardson, AWP Director of International Relations Scott Caruso, General Karamudin Karim, AWP Executive Director and Head Coach Jeremy Piasecki, and Mr. Qasem Hamidi, Vice President of the National Olympic Committee.


National Water Polo Team

The athletes of the Afghanistan National Water Polo Team posed for a team photo during week two of Training Camp.


Scott's last practice

Scott Caruso attended his last Training Camp practice before heading back to the United States. Thank you, Scott!


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Our Team

Jeremy Piasecki

Executive Director

and Head Coach

  

Courtney Hilborn

Director of Development


Scott Caruso

Director of International Relations

 

Bahram Hojreh

Olaf Kosar

Bill Richardson

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Special Projects

 

Abdullah Tahiri

Linguistics


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Scott Caruso

Bahram Hojreh

Seth Mason

Bill McMillan

Leilani Piasecki

Steve Scott

Afghanistan Water Polo

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Phone: (760) 451-1783

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