Jon Uriarte was appointed Australia head coach in 2011. This is his second stint in the job. First time around Uriarte led the Aussies to the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, the first time the team had qualified for a Games (they automatically qualified in 2000 as hosts). Following his return, he oversaw Australia’s London 2012 campaign and was named the country’s coach of the year the same year. As a player he won league titles in Argentina, Italy and France. He was a part of the Argentina teams that took bronze medals at the 1982 World Championship and 1988 Olympic Games.