Name: Merrill Moses
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
DOB: 8/13/1977
Birthplace: Harbor City, Calif.
Hometown: Newbury Park, Calif.
High School: Peninsula High School (Palos Verdes, Calif.) ‘95
College: Pepperdine '00, Public Relations
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016); Olympic medalist (silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10th
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 8th
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 7th
  • Years of participation: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • Top finish: 4th – 2009
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 FINA World League Super Final, silver
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2015 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • Collected 56 saves in anchoring teams defense during fourth place finish at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Florence, Italy
  • 2014 FINA World Cup, 4th
  • 2012 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2011 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2010 FINA World League Super Final, 5th
  • 2010 FINA World Cup, 4th
  • 2009 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2008 FINA World League Super Final, silver
  • 2007 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2007 FINA World League Super Final, 5th
  • 2006 FINA World League Super Final, 5th
  • 2003 FINA World League Super Final, bronze
  • 2002 FINA World Cup, 7th
Personal: Son of Max and Marlene Moses...Married to Laura Moses...Has two daughters, Adrianna and Makenna...Currently serves as assistant coach for Pepperdine University’s men’s water polo team...Previously served as co-head coach at Pepperdine (2012)...Led Pepperdine to the NCAA Championship in 1997...Played saxophone and viola in high school...Began playing water polo before his freshman year because he didn’t want to play football in the heat...Hobbies include snowboarding, scuba diving and cooking.