22 Team USA Dads Who Will Make You Smile
1) Dad Tony Azevedo and son Cruz
Water polo player Tony Azevedo says that the day he and wife wife Sara met son Cruz – May 20, 2013 – was the best day of his life.
2) Dad Bob Bryan and kids Micaela and Robert (Bobby Jr.)
It's all about family for tennis player Bob Bryan, whether he's winning trophies on the court with brother (and doubles partner) Mike or hanging out at home with his wife Michelle and kids Micaela (far right, born Jan. 31, 2012) and Bobby Jr. (born Dec. 24, 2013).
3) Dad Phil Dalhausser and son Sebastian
Beach volleyball player Phil Dalhausser is known as the Thin Beast on the court, but he’s much more docile when he’s at home with son Sebastian. Phil and wife Jennifer welcomed Sebastian into the world on June 4, 2013.
4) Dad Jonathan Horton and son David
Gymnast Jonathan Horton and wife Hayley welcomed little David into the world on June 24, 2013, and he’s already taking after his dad in the gym.
5) Dad Hunter Kemper and kids Davis, Hudson, Case and Price
Triathlete Hunter Kemper and wife Valerie were the parents of an all-boy family – Davis, Hudson and Case – before Price Clara came along on Nov. 13, 2013. Pictured on the right is Hunter with Price at the first race of his that she attended.
6 & 7) Dads John Macready, John Roethlisberger and Jonathan Horton (#4) and sons Hatcher, Grey and David
Gymnasts John Macready and son Hatcher, John Roethlisberger and son Grey, and Jonathan Horton and son David gathered at Flip Fest gymnastics camp. Could we be looking at the first picture of half the U.S. gymnastics team for the 2032 Olympic Games?
8) Dad Bode Miller and kids Dace and Sam
Alpine skier Bode Miller is known as a bad boy on the slopes but a loving dad when he’s home with daughter Dace (left) and son Sam (right).
9) Dad Merrill Moses and daughter Adrianna
Water polo player Merrill Moses is much gentler when he’s in the water with his daughter Adrianna, born Oct. 12, 2012.
10) Dad Brett Newlin and son Jack
Rower Brett Newlin is confident that he and wife Ashleigh’s son Jack, born on Dec. 6, 2013, is a future Olympian in training.
11) Dad Christian Niccum and kids Hayden, Harley and EmmaJo
Luger Christian Niccum and wife Bobbie Jo have three beautiful kids: Hayden (6), Harley (3) and EmmaJo (2). The Niccums are proud to announce that number four is expected to arrive in January.
12) Dad TJ Oshie and daughter Lyla
Ice hockey player TJ Oshie was cool and collected at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and says being a dad is much scarier. He and fiancé Lauren welcomed their daughter Lyla into the world on March 17, 2014.
13) Dad Tom Paradiso and son Loic
Rower Tom Paradiso and wife Elpi are the proud parents of son Loic, born March 29, 2013.
14) Dad Jeff Powers and kids JJ, Avery and Zack
Water polo player Jeff Powers has a team of his own at home with wife Kirsten and their three kids, twins JJ and Avery (born March 4, 2012) and son Zack (born March 18, 2013).
15) Dad Mark Ruiz and son Maddox
Diver Mark Ruiz is best pals with his son Maddox, born to Mark and wife Nicole on June 6, 2012.
16) Dad John Shuster and son Luke
Luke Shuster is a dead ringer for his dad, curler John Shuster.
17) Dad David Smith and son Cohen
Volleyball player David Smith and wife Kelli welcomed their son Cohen into the world on May 23, 2012. Cohen already has some serious international miles logged, as he hangs out with dad in France (pictured) during the winter volleyball season.
18) Dad Duane Solomon and son Liam
That cute little Team USA fan is Liam Solomon with his patriotic parents, runner Duane Solomon and girlfriend Cindy.
19) Dad Justin Spring and son Cody
Gymnast Justin Spring and wife Tori are the proud parents of Cody Sherwood Spring, born July 4, 2012. Cody got his middle name from his grandpa, Justin’s father.
20) Dad Justin Wilcock and kids Sam and Estelle
Diver Justin Wilcock and wife Carol are not only making sure their kids Sam (born Sept. 22, 2010) and Estelle (born April 30, 2012) are stylin’, but they’re also getting them face time with Olympic legends. Pictured on the right is Justin with Sam and Greg Louganis, four-time Olympic diving gold medalist.
21) Dad David Wise and daughter Nayeli
Freeskier David Wise is living an untraditional lifestyle for athletes in his sport as a married father. He and wife Alexandra are the proud parents of daughter Nayeli and are expecting a son in September.
22) Dad Adam Wright and kids Rome and Zsolt
Water polo player Adam Wright is a top-notch coach to his two kids, Rome (born Jan. 27, 2010) and Zsolt (born March 8, 2012).