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Vaune Marie Kadlubeck
Vaune Marie  Kadlubeck

Last College:
Team Vegas WP


Induction Year:

Elected to Hall of Fame: 2004

High School: Santa Barbara High School

College: University of Nevada 1980 BS Education, University of Nevada 1983 Master of Science Exercise Physiology , Life Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society , Enrolled in UNLV Gerontology Certificate Program


  • Member of National Team from 1976-1986
  • Member of Teams playing 1st USA International Tournament USA, World Championships 1978 and 1986. Played in the 1st Olympic Festival.
  • Only female to play or coach at all Olympic Festivals.
  • Played in four FINA World Cups
  • Played from 1975 to 1996 in Women's Sr. Indoor and Outdoor National Championships
  • Gave water polo clinics in France, Spain, Germany, England, Singapore, Brazil, New Zealand
  • Athlete Representative from 1978 to 1994 USWP
  • First Athlete Rep-Chairperson


  • Assistant Sr. National Women's Coach 1986-1994
  • Coaching staff for FINA World Cups, World Championships and several International tournaments over eight years
  • Head Sr. National Coach 1995-2000
  • Several international tournaments


  • First USA Woman to official an international match. Has been a referee at both Sr. & Jr. USWP National Championships


  • Member of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games Staff Water Polo
  • Member of 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games Staff-NBC technical spotter
  • UNLV Chairperson Women's Sports Foundation
  • UNLV Hall of Fame Committee Member
  • Coordinator of Las Vegas Inner City Games for Swimming
  • Volunteer Senior Olympics - Swimming
  • Volunteer Special Olympics - Swimming
  • American Red Cross - Hometown Response-Ready
  • United States Soccer Federation-Site Coordinator for USSF National Coaching Schools



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