Cassie Azevedo Maggiolo runs the AWP Program in Camogli, Italy, along with her husband Stefano Maggiolo. Both are serious former water polo players and continue to be involved in the sport on many levels. Cassie played for four years at Long Beach State University in California and then signed to play professionally in Hungary, followed by three years in the Italian league, playing for Rapallo and Bogliasco. Stefano grew up in Camogli playing the sport from a young age, and spent several years as a member of the Rari Nantes Camogli professional team. He is currently still a member of the well-respected local Masters Team, Carcamagno. Cassie & Ste have a young son Jackson Azevedo Maggiolo, who is also joined by their golden retriever Conan, a licensed life-guard and rescue dog.

Cassie & Ste

If you choose Camogli as a destination, Cassie & Ste will lead you through the trip organization process from start to finish and will also serve as your personal guides in the city throughout your entire experience abroad. Their extensive connections both within the Italian water polo world as well as within the local community, truly help make every AWP experience top-notch. Cassie also runs the AWP Facebook and Twitter accounts and can be contacted directly at