Andrei Kovalenko – Senior Men’s Coach

1. Luke Quinlivan

Name: Luke Quinlivan 

DOB: 20/08/85

City of Birth: Perth

Height: 192cm

Weight: 97kg

Home town and State: Perth, WA

Club/team: UWA City Beach

Position: Goalkeeper

Cap #: 1  

Handedness: Right

Age began playing: 14

Favourite training exercise: Penalty Shots

Favourite place to compete: Budapest/Split/Berlin

Favourite music: Rock/Metal/Funk

Favourite web app: Google

Proudest Sporting Achievements to date:

  • Gold Medal, World Uni Games Belgrade 2009. (MVP in Gold Medal Match v Croatia)
  • Silver Medal NWPL 2013, UWA Torpedoes. (Joint Club MVP and NWPL All Star 7)
  • FINA World Championships Rome 2009, Shanghai 2011.

2. Lach Pethick

Name: Lach Pethick

YOB: 1997

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Home town and State: Perth, WA

Club/team: UWA City Beach

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Cap #: 2

Handedness: Right

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3. Alex Bogunovich

Name: Alex Bogunovich

YOB: 1996

City of Birth: Perth

Height: 200 cm

Home town and State: Perth, WA

Club/team: UWA City Beach

Position: Centre Forward/Centre Back

Cap #: 3

Handedness: Right

Favourite place to compete: Szeged, Hungary

Favourite Food: Steak

Proudest Sporting Achievement to date: 

  • Born ’96 Youth World Championships

4. Florian Naroska

Name: Florian Naroska    

YOB: 1982

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Height: 198 cm  Weight:  kg

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Cap #: 4

Handedness: Right

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5. George Ford

Name:  George Ford

DOB: February 24, 1993

City of Birth: Perth

Height: 192 Weight: 91

Home town and State: Perth, WA

Club/team: UWA City Beach

Position: Center Back

Cap #: 5

Handedness: Right

Age began playing: 14

Favourite training exercise: Dopplers

Favourite place to compete: Acireale

Favourite music: Hip-Hop

Favourite web app: Instagram

Proudest Sporting Achievement to date:

  • 4th Place in World Junior Championships, with the B91 Australian team
  • 2016 Rio Olympics

6. Nick Hughes

Name: Nick Hughes

DOB: 23/07/94

City of Birth: Perth

Height: 181cm Weight: 75kg

Home town and State: Perth, WA

Club/team: UWA City Beach

Position: Right Hand Driver

Cap #: 6

Handedness: Right

Age began playing: 8

Favourite training exercise: Extra Man Attack

Favourite place to compete: UWA Pool

Favourite music: Rock

Favourite web app: EPL live

Proudest sporting achievement to date: 

  • Winning U18 National Championships

7. Brett McGhie

Name: Brett McGhie

YOB: 1986

City of Birth: Perth

Height: 189cm

Home town and State: Perth, WA

Club/team: Triton

Position: Driver/Centre Back

Cap #: 7

Handedness: Right

Favourite Place to compete: UWA

Favourite Food: Ice Cream

Proudest Sporting Achievement to date: 

  • Australian World Juniors

8. Jed Thompson

Name: Jed Thompson

DOB: 1998

City of Birth: Albany WA

Height: 180cm

Club/team: UWA City Beach

Position: LH Driver

Cap #: 8

Handedness: Left

Favourite Place to compete: Chekov, Russia

Favourite Food: Souvlaki

Proudest sporting achievement to date: AUS Born98 Team

9. Andrew Ford

Name: Andrew Ford

YOB: 1995

City of Birth: Perth

Height: 188 cm

Home town and State: WA

Club/team: UWA City Beach

Position: Driver

Cap #: 9

Handedness: Right

Favourite place to compete: Budapest

Favourite food: Kebab

Proudest sporting schievement to date:

  • 2015 Junior World Championships