USA Water Polo Announces 2023 Pan American Games Rosters

Courtesy: USA Water Polo

Irvine, CA – October 10 – USA National Team Coaches Adam Krikorian and Dejan Udovicic have announced their respective rosters for the upcoming Pan American Games, starting later this month in Santiago, Chile. Both USA squads enter the competition as defending champions with their sights set on a repeat. The winners will earn a berth to the 2024 Olympic Games next summer in Paris.

Captain and three-time Olympic champion Maggie Steffens leads a group featuring fellow Tokyo returners Rachel FattalKaleigh GilchristAshleigh JohnsonAmanda Longan and Maddie MusselmanJenna FlynnAva JohnsonRyann NeushulTara PrenticeJordan Raney and Jewel Roemer are all set to make their Pan American Games debut. Bayley Weber will serve as the alternate.

World-class center Ben Hallock anchors a squad that returns nine members of the Tokyo squad including Alex BowenLuca CupidoHannes DaubeDrew HollandJohnny HooperMax Irving and Dylan WoodheadAlex Obert makes his return to Team USA after stepping away following the last Olympic Games. Woodhead, Holland, Chase Dodd, Ryder Dodd and Adrian Weinberg are set to make their Pan American Games debut. Quinn Woodhead will serve as the alternate.

For more information on USA Water Polo at the Pan American Games, be sure to follow @USAWP on social media for match updates throughout the competition.

2023 Pan American Games Women’s Roster

Women’s Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach: Adam Krikorian
  • Assistant Coaches: Molly Cahill and Ethan Damato
  • Team Manager: Ally Beck
  • Sports Medicine Manager: Larnie Boquiren
  • Team Doctor: Dr. Jeff Goudreau

Women’s Schedule

  • October 30 vs Chile 11:30am et/8:30am pt
  • October 31 vs Puerto Rico 8:30am et/5:30am pt
  • November 1 vs Brazil 8:30am et/5:30am pt
  • November 2 vs TBD quarterfinals
  • November 3 vs TBD semifinals
  • November 4 vs TBD finals

2023 Pan American Games Men’s Roster

  • Alex Bowen (Santee, CA/Stanford/NYAC/Noisy-le-Sec)
  • Luca Cupido (Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy/California/Olympic Club/CC Ortigia)
  • Hannes Daube (Long Beach, CA/USC/JUG Dubrovnik)
  • Chase Dodd (Long Beach, CA/UCLA/Vanguard)
  • Ryder Dodd (Long Beach, CA/JSerra HS/Mission WPC)
  • Ben Hallock (Westlake Village, CA/Stanford/Pro Recco)
  • Drew Holland (Orinda, CA/Stanford/Olympic Club/Peristeri)
  • Johnny Hooper (Los Angeles, CA/California/Olympic Club/Telimar)
  • Max Irving (Long Beach, CA/UCLA/NYAC/Brescia)
  • Alex Obert (Loomis, CA/Pacific/NYAC)
  • Adrian Weinberg (Oak Park, CA/California/Pride)
  • Dylan Woodhead (San Anselmo, CA/Stanford/SHAQ/Vouliagmeni)
  • Alternate – Quinn Woodhead (San Anselmo, CA/Stanford/The Olympic Club/Telimar)

Men’s Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach: Dejan Udovicic
  • Assistant Coaches: Gavin Arroyo & Matt Ustaszewski
  • Video Coach: John McBride
  • Team Manager: Paulina Bui
  • Sports Medicine Manager: Chris Bates
  • Team Doctor: Dr. Naresh Rao

Men’s Schedule

  • October 30 vs Mexico 5pm et/2pm pt
  • October 31 vs Puerto Rico 2pm et/11am pt
  • November 1 vs Brazil 2pm et/11am pt
  • November 2 vs TBD quarterfinals
  • November 3 vs TBD semifinals
  • November 4 vs TBD finals

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