Get to know a couple of Aussie Sharks

The Aussie Sharks squad has been announced for the upcoming test match series and training camp to be held at Kawana Aquatic Centre on the Sunshine Coast from March 26-31.

Water Polo Australia spoke with Olympian Joe Kayes and Andrew Ford (pictured above) before they head into camp to get a small insight.

60 SECONDS WITH JOE KAYES

Favourite training drill? Shooting from out the top

Least favourite training drill? Swimming or leg work

Best thing about being in camp? Getting around the boys

Worst thing about being in camp? Fat camp duties

Three words to describe the Sunshine Coast: Sunny. Coastal. Relaxed.

Who is your Water polo role model? Joel swift

Who is the danger player in the USA team? Alex Obert

What are three tips for young up and coming Water Polo players?

  1. Don’t stop training
  2. Make sure you’re enjoy it
  3. Shoot even if the coach tells you not to

What’s your coffee order? Large Cappuccino, extra shot, no sugars

60 SECONDS WITH ANDREW FORD

Favourite training drill? Extra mans

Least favourite training drill? Extra man defence

Best thing about being in camp? Pretty good food and hang out with boys

Worst thing about being in camp? You’re constantly tired

Three words to describe the Sunshine Coast: Green. Beachy. Quiet.

Who was your Water polo role model growing up? Sandro Sukno

Who is the danger player in the USA team? Luca Cupido

What are three tips for young up and coming Water Polo players?

  1. Train hard
  2. Do it with mates
  3. Enjoy it

What’s your coffee order? Regular Flat White, no sugar

Australia face USA as part of a two test match series and training camp at Kawana Aquatic Centre on the Sunshine Coach from March 26-31.

Tickets are available at the gate for just $5 for adults and $2 for children.

Alternatively, if you can’t make it down to the pool sit back and relax just watch it live streamed via the OVOPlay platform.

Aussie Sharks Squad

First Name Surname State Club
Nic Brooks NSW Cronulla
Richard Campbell NSW UNSW Wests
Blake Edwards VIC USC
Andrew Ford WA UWA
George Ford WA UWA / Primorie
Lachlan Hollis NSW UNSW/Wests
Anthony Hrysanthos NSW Syd University
Joe Kayes NSW Cronulla
Christian Kyriakou NSW Sydney University
Charlie Negus NSW UNSW Wests
Nathan Power NSW UNSW Wests / Split
Nic Porter QLD Breakers
Tim Putt WA UWA
Aidan Roach NSW Cronulla
Ed Slade WA Fremantle