Name: Joshua Samuels
Position: Attacker
Sport: Water Polo
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
DOB: 7/8/1991
Birthplace: Newport Beach, Calif.
Hometown: Villa Park, Calif.
High School: Villa Park High School (Villa Park, Calif.) ‘09
College: University of California Los Angeles ’13, Political Science
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 7th
  • Years of participation: 2015
  • Top finish: 7th – 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 FINA World League Super Final, silver
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2015 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2014 FINA World League Super Final, 5th
  • 2014 FINA World Cup, 4th
Personal: Son of Elizabeth Kugler and Martin Samuels...Has one brother, Albert, and one sister, Angela...Scored more than 100 goals while competing at the University of California, Los Angeles....Competed in the Italian League for Lazio.