The America Cup

2012 Event Teams

2012 Team Roster

TEAM LUBLIN POLAND FLYFISHING

Team Poland officially enters The Cup! Welcome to the USofA and please enjoy our fine trout waters. We look forward to meeting you all and promise an outstanding event!

Team Poland

Grzegorz Golofit captain
Slawomir Skaluba
Piotr Armatys
Brunon Beeger
Krzysztof Mroz


Team POLCO

Poland/Colorado combo team. All these anglers know the competition world of fly fishing and are ready to take a run at The Cup. International know how, mixed with local knowledge, makes this a team to watch.

Andrzej Wnękowicz
Antoni Wnękowicz
Jay Alpit
Tim Emery
Todd Kaji


TEAM EMERGER

Michael Drinan (Ireland)
2 TIMES IRISH RIVER CHAMPION, RANK 7TH IN THE EUROPEAN FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2006,
6 INTERNATIONAL CAPS FOR IRELAND, 10 INTERPRO MEDALS BY TEAM, 1ST PLACE 2008 AMERICA CUP, 1ST PLACE TEAM 2011 AMERICA CUP.

Thomas Drinan (Ireland)
IRISH INTERNATIONAL AND ALL-IRELAND CHAMPION, BSc APPLIED ECOLOGY, CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN A PHD IN FRESHWATER ECOLOGY, 5TH PLACE INDIVIDUAL OVERALL 2011 ITALY FIPS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Marek Walczek (Poland)
1ST PLACE GOLD 2007 FIPS MOUCHE WORLD FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS - need we say more...
Sandro Soldarini (Italy)
Champion and coach for many years. One of the most well regarded fisherman in Europe!
Todd Oishi (Canada)
Todd Oishi is a true Champion of Canadian competitive fly fishing. Not only has he racked up an impressive collection of team and individual medals, and pushed Canada’s National team to great heights abroad, but almost more importantly he is a constant champion of the sport heralding everything from grass root high school fly fishing clubs and charity tournaments to his current role as Fly Fishing Canada’s Chairman of National Competitions. Read more here and see his huge list of competitions.

Team Emerger

The team to beat!
2011 Team Gold Medal winners returning to collect more medals and honor!

Emerger Ireland Poland

US YOUTH FLY FISHING TEAM

The 2011 World Youth Champions will once again return to Colorado to give the older anglers a run for the medals. Coming from State College, PA, learn more about these strong anglers at US Youth Fly Fishing Team.

Team USA Youth Fly Fishing

Anglers Staff
Gabe Wittosch  Paul Bourcq-Head Coach
Aston Boone Chris Lee-Coach
Jon Dietz Chris Smith-Coach
Cam Chioffi Josh Stevens-Coach
Hunter Enloe Rich Reedinger-Team Manager

 

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TEAM FREESTONE I

Sean Crocker - Captain
Dejon Hamann
BJ Heagele
Andy Koons
Steve Good

Dejon Hamann took home the Individual Bronze Medal last year and his teammates are in it to win it!


TEAM FREESTONE II

Mark Hanes - Captain
Sean Baker
Jamie Tehonica
Charlie Card
David Bond

Maui Jim

Sean Baker & Charlie Card won Team Silver Medals last year and are ready to upgrade to gold in 2012!


Team Freestone II is sponsored by Maui Jim!


TEAM USA

We are the U.S. representatives and ambassadors to competition fly fishing & The World Fly Fishing Championships hosted by fips-mouche. Our mission is to share the world of competition fly fishing within the United States to expand our sport and passion for the outdoors.
Team USA won the 2008 medal and is a favorite to take home more hardware this year.

Tema USA

Team USA website | Team USA on Facebook

Anthony Naranja
Rob Kolanda
Dan Oas
Josh Graffam
Devin Olsen


American Youth Anglers

Tyler Befus - Captain
Zach Acunzo
CJ Pellgrini
Mason Sims
Connor Murphy

Team American Youth Anglers

These youth are tomorrows cover shots. Watch them surprise the old men and take home some medals!

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TEAM CADDIS

Dzifa Glymin - Captain
Chris Galvin
Jeremy Sides
Ben Metcalf
Riley Cotter

Team Caddis

Riley Cotter won the Individual Silver Medal last year and wants to turn it into gold in 2012!

Last year Team Caddis brought home the team Bronze medal. They are hungry for more hardware!


Team Stonefly

Michael Yelton will lead a team of experienced anglers from the south.
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Michael Yelton - Captain
David Woody
Jason Buffkin
Mac Brown
Chuck Head

Steve Chaver - Alternate

Team Stonefly


TEAM NORTH CAROLINA

Paul Bourcq is back again with the top notch pros from Team North Carolina.

Paul Bourcq-Captain
Chris Lee
Josh Stephens
Bill Strickland
Hunter Hoffler

Team North Carolina


TEAM COLORADO

A team of top notch, in state, locals will be back again to fish the waters they know so well! This is a sleeper group that can not be underestimated, as they make a run for The Cup.

Team Colorado

Sandy Wright - captain
Janet Lopez
Steve Parrott
Cody Scott
Brian Kelso

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TEAM COLORADO YOUTH

Young guns ready to draw on the trout for 3 days. These young men have all been to previous competitions and know their way around a river and lake. These fellas are 'on the rise'!

Team Colorado Youth

Charlie Valuck
Andrew Medina
Joseph Johnson
Tyler Boxleitner
Austin Manthey 

TAC


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