Gaelen Patterson attempts to block shot

Gaelan Patterson


Gaelan Patterson joined the national team program at the age group level in 2010. He competed at the Youth World Championships in 2014, followed by the Junior World Championships in 2015, before making his international debut with the senior national team at the 2017 UANA Cup in Trinidad and Tobago. Patterson also suited up with the Canadian team at the 2017 FINA World Championships and 2019 FINA World League Super Final.


Getting into the Sport: His mother asked him he wanted to play water polo after he watched the Canadian team play against the Netherlands in Vancouver when he was 6 and he said yes… Outside Interests: Studying civil engineering… Enjoys skiing in the winter and spending the summer in Vancouver…

Notable International Results

FINA World Championships: 2017 - 15th

FINA World League: 2019 - 8th

FINA World Championships (Youth): 2014 - 10th

FINA World Championships (Junior): 2015 - 14th