George Torakis says that to play for the national team has always been his biggest dream. Born and raised in Greece, the dual citizen moved to Canada in August 2014 to be a part of the men’s national squad.
At age 16, Emma Wright was the youngest player, by more than four years, on the team that competed at the 2013 FINA World Championships.
Jessica Gaudreault’s junior international experience includes gold medals at the Junior Pan American Championships in 2008 and 2010 as well as back-to-back ninth place finishes at the 2011 and 2013 FINA World Junior Championships.
Shae Fournier had an impressive junior international career, winning gold medals at the 2008 and 2010 Pan American Junior Championships to go with a sixth place finish at the 2009 FINA World Junior Championships.
Monika Eggens represented Canada for the first time at the 2007 FINA World Junior Championships. She made her senior debut in 2009 when she competed alongside her sister at the FINA Water Polo World League Super Final, helping Canada to a first ever silver medal.
Nicolas Constantin-Bicari helped Canada made history in winning gold at the 2010 Junior Pan American Championships. He had joined the senior national team a year earlier and helped the men to a best-ever eighth place finish at the 2009 FINA World Championships.
Joelle Bekhazi was named to the junior national team at age 16, going on to compete at the 2005 and 2007 World Junior Championships
Since earning MVP honours at the 2003 FINA World Junior Championships where Canada won gold, Krystina Alogbo has gone on to be one of the longest serving members and captain of the national team.