Andy Gramley has been involved with water polo for nearly 40 years as a player or coach.  Andy attended Sheldon High School in Eugene, winning a state championship his senior year.  He was a member of the 18U Junior National team that competed in the World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey in 1985.  He then attended Brown University where he was a 4 year starter, 2 time NCAA All-American, and an inductee into the Brown Athletics Hall of Fame.  He coached the Brown Women’s Water Polo team his senior year.  From 2002-2006 Andy coached the Bellevue High School’s boys team in Washington state to 1 fifth place finish and 3 second place finishes at Washington State Championships.  In 2019 Andy became the assistant coach for the Ashland High Boys and Girls teams and then became the head coach in 2020 to present.  Andy loves the game of water polo and especially enjoys passing that love for the game to others.


Jocelyn Wilkie-Sanford has been a volunteer coach with Ashland Water Polo since Fall 2002, and holds all required certifications through ASD, OSAA, and USAWP. Her coaching style includes a focus on fundamentals, team play, competition and fun. Jocelyn has been coaching for USA Water Polo Olympic Development Program since 2010 and currently coaches the Pacific Northwest Zone Development Boys Team. Water polo has been a part of Jocelyn’s life for over 40 years as a player, coach and referee. Jocelyn grew up swimming and playing water polo competitively in Berkeley, CA and was a multi-sport athlete at Berkeley High School. She went on to play water polo at U.C. Santa Barbara where she earned All-American and MVP honors at the Collegiate National Championships in 1988 and 1989. Jocelyn represented the United States for many years, having played on the Junior, Senior B and Senior A Women’s National Water Polo Teams.


Our assistant coach is excited to help our existing and new team members sharpen their skills this spring. 




You do not have to attend the trial week from March 30 through April 1, but players do need to register with USA Water Polo (bronze membership), fill out our club water polo spring registration form, pay the fees, and have signed a liability waiver and code of conduct to get into the water on Monday, April 4 for our spring season. See the SIGN UP page for instructions.


Practices take place at the Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool Monday – Thursday from 4:30 – 6:30 pm all season.  

April 4 is the first week of spring practice, with practices ending for the spring season on May 26.

Come to spring trials to try out the sport without any financial commitment. Trials will be held from March 30 through April 1, 4:30-6:30 pm at Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool (1705 Homes Avenue in Hunter Park).


Most of the travel for games and tournaments takes place during the fall season. More details will be provided later, but there may be one or two tournaments that players may participate in during the spring season.