Boys Water Polo
Cut/No-Cut Sport? No-cut sport (but subject to change based on student interest)
Levels: Varsity / Junior Varsity
Start Date: February 27, 2023
Head Coach: Sean Wimer (email@example.com)
Varsity Assistant Coach: Joe Gibson
JV Coach: Brigitte Kusevskis
Volunteer Coach: Mike Kusevskis
*For the most up-to-date tryout information, click here.
- Monday, Feb. 27 | 3:45-5:30 p.m. | Pool Balcony
- Tuesday, Feb. 28 | 3:45-5:30 p.m. | Pool Balcony
*Attend both dates.
**Teams announced at the end of the tryout on Tuesday.
- Tuesday, Feb. 7 | 3:35 p.m. | Pool Balcony
- Every athlete is required to register before they can participate in a tryout.
Records and History
IHSA State Championships
IHSA State Finals Trophies
1st Place: 2017
2nd Place: 2016, 2015, 2013, 2004
3rd Place: 2003, 2002
4th Place: 2014
IHSA Sectional Championships
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2004, 2003, 2002
SHS Boys Water Polo Season Summaries
Season results as reported on the IHSA website
|2001-02||22-10-1||Katie Wetteland||IHSA state finals - 3rd Place; sectional champion|
|2002-03||25-10||Dave Auston||IHSA state finals - 3rd Place; sectional champion|
|2003-04||25-7||Dave Auston||IHSA state finals - 2nd Place; sectional champion|
|2006-07||20-12||Sean Wimer||IHSA state qualifier; sectional champion|
|2007-08||18-15||Sean Wimer||IHSA state qualifier; sectional champion|
|2008-09||19-13||Sean Wimer||IHSA state qualifier; sectional champion|
|2011-12||24-9||Sean Wimer||IHSA state qualifier; sectional champion|
|2012-13||25-10-1||Sean Wimer||IHSA state finals - 2nd Place; sectional champion|
|2013-14||27-9||Sean Wimer||IHSA state finals - 4th Place; sectional champion|
|2014-15||28-7||Sean Wimer||IHSA state finals - 2nd Place; sectional champion|
|2015-16||28-7||Sean Wimer||IHSA state finals - 2nd Place; sectional champion|
|2016-17||36-0||Sean Wimer||IHSA state champion; sectional champion|
|2017-18||29-5||Sean Wimer||IHSA state qualifier; sectional champion|
|2018-19||23-11||Sean Wimer||IHSA state qualifier; sectional champion|
|2019-2020||1-0||Sean Wimer||Season cancelled due to COVID-19|
|2020-21||30-0||Sean Wimer||IHSA state champion; sectional champion|
|2021-2022||23-11||Sean Wimer||IHSA 4th Place|
Head Coach Bio
Sean Wimer, a 2001 Stevenson graduate, is the winningest coach in program history, with a record of 294-143-1 through 13 seasons. He has guided the Patriots to the IHSA state tournament 11 times, winning the championship with a 36-0 record in 2017. He also has three runner-up state finishes (2013, 2015 and 2016) and one fourth-place showing (2014). Wimer’s teams have won 11 sectional championships, including eight in a row through the 2019 season. Stevenson also has won the last eight North Suburban Conference titles.
As a student-athlete at Stevenson, Wimer earned All-America during his junior and season seasons, and was named 2001 Illinois Water Polo Player of the Year. He earned four varsity letters in water polo and swimming. After graduation, Wimer played for Loyola Marymount University for four seasons.