In the past several years, Israel didn’t have many successes at the main water polo stage, but the situation changed. Both teams of Israel have developed. The male squad qualified for the European Championships for the first time and made a solid result. They gained experience for the next Europeans that will be held in Tel Aviv.
Tal Grodman, Israel’s head coach, played water polo for more than 20 years. His coaching career has lasted for 23 years because he started working as a coach while he was a player. Grodman played for junior and senior national teams of Israel. In the last few years, he has been a professional manager and coached the senior team of Palram Zvulun, one of the leading clubs in Israel. He took over the Israeli national team in October 2020.