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.
2020 Tryout Schedule
Monday, March 2: 3:45-6 p.m. (no morning practice on the first day, otherwise this will be standard morning practice)
Tuesday, March 3: 6-7:30 a.m. and 3:45-6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4: 3:45-6:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 5: 6-7:30 a.m. and 3:45-6:15 p.m.
Friday, March 6: 3:45-7:30 p.m. (includes practice, parent meeting and Green/Gold game)
IHSA State Championships
1st Place: 2017
2nd Place: 2016, 2015, 2013, 2004
4th Place: 2014
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|