Swimming World article on Jay O’Neil coaching water polo at St. Francis talks of his roots


Western Pennsylvania’s St. Francis University has a women’s water polo program entering its second season in 2018 and has hired Jay O’Neil as its new head coach.

On The Record with Jay O’Neil, St. Francis University Water Polo Coach

Years ago, when Jay was a high school junior and senior at Plum High School, we started “community water polo” there, mixing water polo and swimming.

Click the image, a screenshot of the article, and go to the article at the Swimming World site.

The article supports the concepts promoted in a presentation to the Pacific Swim Coaches about including more aquatic games into competitive swimming practices for the sake of long-term engagement of the kids.

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