Long Beach Young Professionals Networking Breakfast 3/29/23
Join the Long Beach Young Professionals for a networking Breakfast at Young & Keesal Young & Logan!
Hear from featured speaker: Tony Azevedo.
Tony is a 2008 Olympic silver medalist and five-time Olympian (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016). Azevedo ranks fourth on the all-time scoring list in Olympic history and is considered to be one of the best American water polo players in recent memory. Tony won 4 CIF State Championships (high school) and 2 NCAA titles (while at Stanford University) and became the youngest member of the US Olympic water polo team in 2000 at the age of 18. He was the first player to win the prestigious Peter Cutino Award (the Heisman trophy of water polo) four years in a row and was named "Athlete of the Century" by the PAC 12.
After graduating from Stanford with a degree in International Relations, Tony signed a series of professional water polo contracts in Europe and abroad, leading each team to numerous championship titles. Tony also holds a Harvard Masters in Business Entrepreneurship.
Tony is the co- founder of 6-8 Sports (together with 3x gold medalist and current Women's Water polo Team Captain Maggie Steffens), a company focused on accelerating growth and exposure in water polo and other developing Olympic sports. Tony was also voted as the first American Pan Am athlete representative.