USA Water Polo Youth Roster Announced For Junior Pan American Championship

Photo Courtesy: Jared Gray/USA Water Polo

The USA Men’s Youth National Team has announced their roster for the upcoming UANA Junior Pan American Championship headed to Clearwater, Florida this July 10-15. 13 athletes have been selected to compete with Team USA opening competition on July 10 against Brazil. The United States will also take on Argentina and Puerto Rico in pool play before quarterfinal action begins. The team will be led by Head Coach Trent Calder, joined by Assistant Coaches Bryan Lynton and Tim Daniel alongside Team Manager Jen Gudmundsson.

All games will be played at The Long Center (1501 N Belcher Rd, Clearwater, FL 33765), ticket information will be available soon. The final two days of competition (July 14-15) will be streamed live on USA Water Polo TV at and Click here for more information on the event and a complete tournament schedule.

The USA Women’s Youth National Team roster for this event will be announced in the coming weeks.

2018 UANA Junior Pan American Championship USA Men’s Roster (USAWP Club/Zone)
Nico Tierney 2MD (Los Angeles Premier/Coastal California Zone)
Ethan Parrish A (Santa Barbara 805/Coastal California Zone)
Kent Emden GK (West Suburban Water Polo Club/Midwest Zone)
Andy Rodgers A (Del Mar Water Polo Club/Pacific Southwest Zone)
Giorgio Alessandria A (CC United/Pacific Zone)
Jackson Painter A (Lamorinda Water Polo/Pacific Zone)
Alex Tsotadze A (Stanford Water Polo Foundation/Pacific Zone)
Ike Love C (Newport Beach Water Polo/Southern Pacific Zone)
Makoto Kenney A (Newport Beach Water Polo/Southern Pacific Zone
Garrett Zaan C (Vanguard Aquatics/Southern Pacific Zone)
Tanner Pulice A (CDM Aquatics Federation/Southern Pacific Zone)
Ian Minsterman A (United Water Polo Club/Southern Pacific Zone)
Garret Griggs GK (SOCAL Water Polo Foundation/Southern Pacific Zone)

Head Coach – Trent Calder
Assistant Coaches – Bryan Lynton & Tim Daniel
Team Manager – Jen Gudmundsson

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