Monthly Awards

Athlete of the Month - May 2011 Anthony Ridgley - Los Angeles Water Polo Club

Anthony Ridgley has been a member of Los Angeles Water Polo Club for the past two years. He is currently a goalie on the 14 and under team and an 8th grader at Harvard-Westlake Middle School in Southern California. Over the past 2 years, Anthony has emerged as one of the top goalkeepers in his age group. He was recently selected to the ODP regional team and was named the Most Valuable Player of the San Diego County Cup after only giving up 13 goals in 6 games. Anthony's other accolades include, first team all-American and national champion of the 2009 Junior Olympics and a top 4 finish at the 2010 Junior Olympics.

Anthony is an incredible student of the game and is always trying to find a way to improve. Even with an already impressive resume, he continues to have an amazing work ethic in and out of the pool. Anthony is one of the top students in his grade at Harvard Westlake and commits to over 25 hours of community service every year. He is currently only 100 hours short of becoming an eagle scout, the highest attainable rank in his boy-scout troop.




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