With a strong family history in the water it was no doubt British team captain Craig would soon make his mark in the pool.
His grandma was a world record holder and his mum swam in the Commonwealth Games in 1966.
Encouraged by them, Craig took up Water Polo at a young age and hasn’t looked back since.
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Ed first represented Britain as a junior at the age of 15 when he played above his age group with the U18 squad.
He went on to compete as part of the junior team competing in the European Championships. He was then part of the England team at the 2006 Commonwealth Tournament in Perth and played in the Hungarian first division.
He was voted Most Valuable Goalkeeper at the LEN European B Nations Trophy in 2007 and helped the team achieve a best ever fourth place at last year’s competition.
Now signed up to play for Rapid Bucharest, Sean has been part of the British senior team since 2005 when he competed against the Czech Republic.
He considers his 2006 LEN Junior European Championships performance as one of his finest when he scored two goals against Slovenia in the group stages.
After making his senior international debut in the 2008 Comen Cuo in Malta, Sean has become an integral part in the British Men’s Water Polo Team.
With the London 2012 Olympic Games in sight he has signed a professional contract this season with German club SV Wieden. His tip for the top? “Listen to anyone who gives you advice regardless of whether you agree or not.”
Adam is one of Britain’s top centre forwards having taken up the sport on his tenth birthday.
The former Rotherham Metro player won British Player of the Year in 2008 and has signed a professional contract with PVSK in Hungary for the 2010/2011 season.
Rob began his Water Polo career at the age of 12 when he started playing at his local club in Cheltenham.
Since then he has gone on to help Sedgefield win the double in the Northern League and now is signed up to CN Terrassa in Spain.
Jake made his senior international debut at the Presidents Cup in 2008 and has gone on to help the British team to secure a best-ever fourth place at the LEN European B Nations Trophy in Switzerland.
Jake is currently playing in Romania for Rapid Bucharest.
Matt’s aspiration is to compete in the London 2012 Olympics and the 21-year-old is well on his way.
With a professional contract for this season with PSV Eindhoven underway Matt is looking to help the team through European qualification and beyond.
One of Britain’s best goalkeepers, Matt won Top Goalkeeper at the 2009 Mithat Hantel Memorial Water Polo Tournament in Turkey.
Glen Robinson has been a regular for Britain for a number of years and played a key role in the junior team’s success. Now with the seniors Glen is looking to help propel the Brits to Olympic qualification.
He recently signed a professional contract with Rapid Bucharest in Romania for the 2010/2011 season.