Men's Senior National Team




John Mann
John  Mann

Hometown:
Newport Beach, CA

Last College:
UC Berkeley 2007

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 250

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
06/27/1985

Club:
NY Athletic Club


05/22/2016

USA Men Fall Short In 8-6 Loss To Australia In Front Of Big Crowd At USC

Cupido scores twice in the loss.

05/19/2016

Rosters Announced For Upcoming USA-Australia Series Starting Friday

Action begins in Claremont, CA on Friday and concludes in Irvine, CA on May 26

05/13/2016

USA Men Earn Spot In FINA Intercontinental Tournament Final With 16-11 Win Over Brazil

Team USA closes out group play on Saturday against China

05/11/2016

USA Men Outlast Japan 17-14 For Second Straight Win At FINA Intercontinental Tournament

Alex Obert scores four goals to lead the offense

05/06/2016

USA Men's Senior National Team Announces Roster For 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament

Competition starts May 10 in Yokohama, Japan

07/15/2013

The 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain are on their way!

National Teams Prepare For FINA World Championships

05/03/2013

60 seconds with John Mann.

60 Seconds With - John Mann

07/10/2012

Good luck to the U.S. Men's and Women's Olympic teams in London!

Olympic Send-Off

06/07/2012

U.S. Men beat Croatia for first time since 2008.

Men's National Team vs. Croatia @ Rose Bowl

06/06/2012

Announcing the Men's Olympic Team for London.

Men's Olympic Team Press Conference Recap

02/13/2013

2012 Olympic Games

The U.S. Olympic Men's Water Polo Team competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England finishing in 8th place

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Recorded eight goals in 2015 FINA World Championships...Tallied three goals in Team USA Gold place finish at 2015 Pan American Games...Scored seven goals in 2015 FINA Intercontinental Tournament, helping Team USA to Bronze medal...Posted 10 goals on way to fourth-place finish at 2014 FINA World Cup...Tallied 10 goals in fifth-place finish at 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Scored six goals en route to Gold at 2014 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Added four goals during 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Scored 10 goals in 2013 FINA World Championships...Scored four goals in helping Team USA to fourth place at 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Recorded three goals at 2012 Olympics in London, England...Posted two goals against Italy at 2012 FINA World League Super Final... Scored six goals helping team to fourth-place finish at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Florence, Italy...Part of team that took Silver medal at 2008 FINA World League Super Final... Member of team that competed at 2007 FINA World League in Berlin...Scored five goals at 2007 Pan American Games...Tournament MVP and first-team All-American at 2005 20- Under National Championship, leading Lamorinda Water Polo Club to Gold medal in Davis, CA...First team All-American at Men's Senior Nationals, helping Lamorinda to a Bronze medal...Helped U.S. National Team to fourth-place finish at Four Nations Tournament in Hamm, Germany, in March 2005...Leading scorer and MVP at 2004 Junior Pan American Games...Member of USA Junior National Team that traveled to Junior World Championships in Naples, Italy, in 2003...Scored 10 goals for Team USA at Junior World Championships...Led U.S. to Gold medal with team-high 20 goals at 2003 Junior Pan American Games in San Salvador, El Salvador.

PROFESSIONAL
Competing for a France-based club, C.N. Marseille since 2014...Helped C.N. Marseille to the French National Championship in 2015...Competed for VK Redstar Belgrade in 2013, helping the Serbian club capture the Serbia National Championship and National Cup along with the European and Serbia Super Cup...Played for Club C.N. Barceloneta for 2009-10 season...Won Spanish Cup and Spanish league title...Finished in top- eight in Euro-league.

COLLEGE
Attended the University of California-Berkeley...2006 NCAA Champion...2006 Player of the Year... 2006 Cutino Award Winner...PAC-10 Medal winner, first team All-American, All MPSF, and MVP of MPSF Tournament in 2006...First team All-American and All-MPSF in 2004 and 2005, leading Bears in scoring for 2005...In 2003, finished with 22 goals as true freshman and was Bears' top scorer in six matches...Featured as a top freshman athlete in September 9, 2003 and March 25, 2004 issues of Sports Illustrated's On Campus...Finished as Cal's second all-time leading scorer.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led Corona del Mar High School to CIF Southern Section championship game in 2002, while earning first Team All-CIF and first team All-American honors...Orange County Player of the Year, scoring 109 goals as senior... Won three CIF titles in water polo during time at Corona del Mar.

PERSONAL
International Relations major... His father John played football at Purdue... Favorite pre-game meal is steel-cut oats.

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2015 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KAZAN, RUSSIA, 7TH PLACE
  • 2015 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, TORONTO, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2015 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, BERGAMO, ITALY 4TH PLACE
  • 2015 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, CORONA DEL MAR, CA, US, 3RD PLACE
  • 2014 FINA WORLD CUP, ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN, 4TH PLACE
  • 2014 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, DUBAI, UAE, 5TH PLACE
  • 2014 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS, SANTA ANA, CA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BARCELONA, SPAIN, 9TH PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA, 4TH PLACE
  • 2012 OLYMPICS GAMES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 8TH PLACE
  • 2012 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN, 4TH PLACE
  • 2011 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, FLORENCE, ITALY, 4TH PLACE
  • 2009 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO, 4TH PLACE
  • 2008 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, GENOA, ITALY, 2ND PLACE
  • 2007 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, BERLIN, GERMANY, 5TH PLACE
  • 2007 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 1ST PLACE
  • 2005 FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT, HAMM, GERMANY, 4TH PLACE
  • 2005 ASUA CUP MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, 1ST PLACE
  • 2004 JUNIOR PAN AMERICAN GAMES, SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR, 1ST PLACE
  • 2003 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, NAPLES, ITALY, 11TH PLACE
  • 2002 JUNIOR PAN AMERICAN GAMES, BOCA RATON, FL, 1ST PLACE

FUN FACTS
Favorite Quote: "The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoying every day, enjoying to work hard, tying to be a better player than before." --Rafael Nadal
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Carmel Praline
Favorite Chain Restaurant: In-n-Out
Favorite Reality TV Show: I Don't Have One
If you Couldn't Play Waterpolo, What Sport Would You Play? Football
Role Model: My Family
Athletic Inspiration: Michael Jordan, Tom Brady


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