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USA Water Polo Announces Partnership with

Irvine, CA – April 22, 2021 – USA Water Polo (USAWP) today announced a partnership with college advising platform, Part of Reigning Champs’ path-to-college solutions, modernizes the college admissions process by providing affordable, personalized, and effective college advising through its digital platform. 

USAWP student-athletes will receive access to which offers high school students access to digital tools and support to help organize, track and strengthen their college applications.

Through’s Admissions Success Programs, students are matched with a dedicated and highly-trained admissions coach to build a customized game plan including 1-on-1 counseling, essay editing, interview prep and other specialty workshops.

Additionally, USAWP will continue its partnership with NCSA College Recruiting (NCSA), the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network, also part of the Reigning Champs portfolio.

NCSA first partnered with USAWP in 2019 as its official recruiting partner to provide educational tools and resources to USAWP athletes ages 13 and older, with the goal of assisting families as they the college recruiting process. NCSA will continue to support USAWP athletes through online resources, recruiting education, and access to NCSA’s robust network of college coaches.

“Over the last two years, NCSA College Recruiting has supported our membership in navigating college athletic recruitment during a pandemic. With a need for reputable organizations like NCSA, we are thrilled to expand our partnership by including their sister company will ensure that USA Water Polo members have the tools they need as they navigate collegiate sports recruitment, club play and/or academic admissions acceptance,” said Nancy Atufunwa, USA Water Polo Director of Marketing.

“College applications are stressful and complicated, and student-athletes already have a lot on their plate,” said Founder Brian Mitchell. “ is honored to partner with USA Water Polo and looks forward to helping its student-athletes by offering personalized support from Admissions Experts and convenient digital tools to help make their college admissions process less stressful.”

“NCSA values its relationship with USA Water Polo and is proud to have helped its athletes achieve their dream of competing at the next level,” said NCSA President Lisa Strasman. “We’re thrilled to renew our partnership with USAWP and include as we work to support even more student-athletes during their recruiting journey.”

Founded in 2000 to help educate student-athletes and their families on the college athletic recruiting process, NCSA today works with families, club, high school and college coaches to helps hundreds of thousands of student-athletes find their best college fit.

Reigning Champs is committed to creating a path to college for all students. In 2020, Reigning Champs’ brands donated $30 million in services to deserving student-athletes and families.

About Reigning Champs
Reigning Champs is the market leader in path-to-college solutions. Reigning Champs’ data-driven products and services benefit students, families, coaches and administrators through engaging athlete experiences, path-to-college solutions, and communications and assessment technology.

Reigning Champs portfolio of businesses includes NCSA College Recruiting (NCSA),, Front Rush and zcruit.  

Reigning Champs is committed to growing youth sports participation and creating a path to college for all students. In 2020, Reigning Champs donated $30 million in services to deserving student-athletes and families. For more information, visit

About modernizes the college admissions process by providing digital tools to organize, track, and strengthen students’ college applications as well as personalized, effective, and affordable college advising. Since 2019, has supported over 75,000 high school students across the nation and in over 50 countries around the world. With a team of over 150 Admissions Experts and former Admissions Officers, guides students and families through every aspect of the complex application process. is part of Reigning Champs’ collection of path-to-college solutions, which offer virtual recruiting and admissions services to high school student-athletes, non-athletes, and high school, club, and college coaches. Other Reigning Champs path-to-college businesses include NCSA College Recruiting (NCSA) and Front Rush.

Since its inception, has donated over $250,000 in services to students through its National School Lunch discount program and the Scholars Program, which offers free admissions counseling to lower-income or first-generation college applicants.

About NCSA
NCSA College Recruiting is the world’s largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC, NCSA leverages proprietary technology and data with professional expertise and personal relationships, connecting hundreds of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 34 sports each year.
NCSA is the preferred and trusted recruiting partner for several national governing bodies including USA Baseball, USA Water Polo, United States Tennis Association (USTA), USA Lacrosse, USA Wrestling, USA Field Hockey, USA Track and Field, USA Volleyball and US Youth Soccer.
Learn more about NCSA at

About USA Water Polo
USA Water Polo, Inc., is the national governing body for water polo in America, overseeing our United States Olympic program as well as 20 different championship events annually, such as Junior Olympics and Masters National Championships. With more than 50,000 members, USAWP also is the sanctioning authority for more than 500 member clubs and more than 400 tournaments nationwide. USAWP is committed to the development of the sport throughout the U.S., fostering grass-roots expansion while providing a national system of affiliated clubs, certified coaches, and officials. For more information, visit

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