Ryan Bailey - USA, Water polo - Long Beach City College men's assistant water polo coach
CAREER: The former Long Beach City College men's water polo assistant coach fired in six goals at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final... 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 with 52 percent and tied for team lead with 11 goals scored in a sixth place finish at the 2011 FINA World Championships...Was second on the team with seven goals during fourth place finish at FINA World League Super Final in Florence, Italy...Tallied a team high of 12 goals in a fourth place finish at the 2010 FINA World Cup... Registered 10 goals in a fifth place finish at the 2010 FINA World League Super Final...Posted five goals in a fourth place finish at the 2009 FINA World Championships, his sixth World Championship, most among USA players... Earned a Silver Medal at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China scoring seven goals and handing out one assist… One of the premier centers in the water polo world…Tallied seven goals in Silver Medal finish at the 2008 FINA World League Super Final… Scored twice in upset victory over #1 Croatia on May 31… Tied for team lead with seven goals at 2007 FINA World League Super Final… Second on team in scoring with 10 goals at 2007 Pan American Games… Tallied eight goals at 2007 FINA World Championships…Named MVP of 2006 ASUA Cup...Only American to play in final four in European League...
NOTES: Holds the team record in the bench press at 385 lbs. and has the fastest recorded shot on the team at 54 mph.
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Year in 1998... Four-time All-American at UC Irvine...Tallied 104 goals in his senior season at UC Irvine.
Attended Millikan High School in Long Beach, CA.
PERSONAL: Cites Ted Newland, his former coach at UCI, as his biggest influence in water polo….Says his best moment in a game was when he scored the opening goal at the 2004 Olympics… Began playing water polo when his older brother, Joe, began playing for Wilson High School.