Name: Ryan Bailey
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Center
Height: 6’6”
Current Residence: Long Beach, Calif.
College: UC-Irvine '98

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 8th place
  • 2008 Olympic Games, silver
  • 2004 Olympic Games, 7th place
  • 2000 Olympic Games, 6th place
Career Highlights:
  • Tallied eight goals en route to winning Gold and an Olympic Games berth at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Led the team shooting 52% and tied for team lead with 11 goals scored in a sixth place finish at the 2011 FINA World Championships
  • Tallied a team high of 12 goals in a fourth place finish at the 2010 FINA World Cup
  • Only American to play in final four in European League

Fun Facts: Says his best moment in a game was when he scored the opening goal at the 2004 Olympics ... Favorite movie is Kung Fu Hustle ... Favorite food is pizza ... Began playing water polo when his older brother, Joe, began playing for Wilson High School

Learn more: 
USA Water Polo