National Teams

Aussie Sharks

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, Chris Wybrow, Dean Kontic

Team Psychologist – Mark Spargo

National SSSM Coordinator – Ian Gard

Men’s National Operations Manager – Michael Maclennan


Goalkeepers

Joel Dennerley

Joel Dennerley

James Stanton-French

James Stanton-French

Field Players

Richie Campbell

Richie Campbell

Johnno Cotterrill

Johnno Cotterill

Lachlan Edwards

Lachlan Edwards

Mitch Emery

Mitch Emery

George Ford

George Ford

Jarrod Gilchrist

Jarrod Gilchrist

Joe Kayes

Joe Kayes

Rhys Howden

Rhys Howden

Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin

Nathan Power

Nathan Power

Aidan Roach

Aidan Roach

Joel Swift

Joel Swift

Aaron Younger

Aaron Younger