Sydney Uni Waterpolo Club’s Rob Maitland has been selected to captain Australia at the 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia.

Maitland has had a long history with the Sydney Uni Waterpolo Club since he joined in 2002.

In recent years, Maitland has won gold as part of the Australian team at the 2006 Commonwealth Championships. And in 2007 travelled to Spain to play for Mediterrani in the Spanish National League.

After being a member of the Australian Men’s Waterpolo team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Maitland returned to Spain for a second season.