Paul Oberman, leading the charge as the Head Coach of the Aussie Stingers, has made a substantial impact on the Australian Women’s National Team since his appointment in November 2021.
Bringing both experience and Olympic pedigree to his role, Oberman himself participated as an Olympian in the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona as a player.
Before taking the reins as the head coach of the women’s national team, he served as the technical director of water polo in Singapore. Preceding this, Oberman spent a decade as the assistant coach of the Australian men’s national team.
Oberman’s coaching achievements include guiding the Aussie Stingers to gold at the Intercontinental Cup, marking a significant milestone for Australia’s women’s team. This summer, under Oberman’s guidance, the Aussie Stingers achieved an outstanding 4th place finish at the World Championships in Fukuoka, showcasing
Oberman noted: “Many good players and performances over the course of the year. Being an old leftie, I am partial to these players and those on this side of the pool. Our sport has so many great players and I just love watching what these talented athletes can achieve.” Here are his top picks: