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The Australian senior men’s water polo squad is selected from the Australia’s Winning Edge (AWE) Athlete Categorisation List updated in April and October each year. Athletes nominated in the Podium category targeted for the upcoming Olympic Games will be prioritised as per the WPA Selection Policy. Selected squad members form part of the Australian men’s water polo team, the Aussie Sharks, a team which has experienced international success over many years.
The senior men’s program is a decentralised camps based program supported by the state Institute’s and academies of sport who deliver daily training and support in an environment required to prepare elite level water polo players for international competition. The Aussie Sharks compete in a range of competitions in preparation for major events such as the Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup and World League.
Coaches & Support Staff
National Head Coach – Elvis Fatovic
National Assistant Coaches – Paul Oberman, Dean Kontic
National Team Physio – Tom Donaldson
National Team Performance Analyst – Mathew Harris
National Domestic S&C Coach – Stephen Smith
National Team Dietitian – Sally Walker
Men’s National Operations Manager – Michael Maclennan