Kami Craig is a 3X Olympic medalist water polo player. During her 13 career as a member of Team USA, Kami earned gold at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro and the 2012 Olympic games in London, as well as a silver medal in the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing.
She attended USC, where she won the 2010 NCAA National Championship and was the recipient of two Peter J. Cutino awards.She is also a three-time World Champion, a three-time Pan American Games Champion, and two-time World Cup Champion.
Since Kami's retirement in 2016, her focus has shifted to empowering the next generation of athletes.
Kami is currently making an impact through her work with RISE Athletes, where she serves as an athlete mentor specializing in 1-on-1 mentoring and mental coaching sessions for developing athletes. She places emphasis on generating authentic and trusting relationships with her athletes and works to develop confidence and self-improvement skills in both sport and life.
Kami is the co-founder and coach for Camps4Champs. Champs4Champ's mission is to empower and inspire young women through the sport of water polo. Camps4Champs hosts private water polo camps designed to build team comradery and community for female water polo athletes.
Kami’s passion continues to push her into many areas which allow her to share her experiences, inspire others, and empower the next generation of athletes. You may even have heard Kami’s voice during a motivational speech, or in covering Pac-12 or USA water polo games as a sports broadcaster.
Karen Bloch is the owner of Bloch Chiropractic, Wellness and Sports Medicine, a cutting edge performance center. She is also the co-owner of Complete Koncepts, a business aimed at injury prevention and creating personalized programs for teams and athletes. Dr. Bloch has a passion for getting to the root of a problem and not only fixing it, but also preventing a reoccurrence.
An athlete at heart, it was during her time as a Division I basketball player that Dr. Bloch learned the importance of keeping her body functioning at peak performance while staying injury-free. That concept provided the backbone for Dr. Bloch’s current practice, which focuses on overall health and wellness of body and mind.
Utilizing her more than 16 years of experience, Dr. Bloch specializes not only in rehabilitation and return from injury, but also injury prevention and strengthening. Dr. Bloch spent 6 years as the athletic trainer for multiple sports at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It was her expertise in helping an athlete’s body to work to its maximum potential that landed her on the Olympic Game’s Sports Medicine staff working as both an Athletic Trainer and Chiropractor.
Dr. Bloch worked with the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Water Polo teams in both the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics. Her impressive resume also includes working with athletes at the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Bobsled World Cup in Germany, athletes from a variety of sports at the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) national training center, the Women’s Professional Softball League, and several NCAA Division I athletes to name a few.
Holly Anderton is a nutrition and wellness expert who works with athletes of all ages to fine-tune their nutrition and lifestyle habits to achieve their performance goals.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan, a Masters of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University, and a Health Coaching Certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, she has a unique combination of education and experience.
As a former casual runner who developed her own nutrition and performance plan to become a podium level ultra marathon runner, Holly is well versed in what it takes to make significant performance gains in a highly demanding sport. As a mom of two highly competitive and active boys — a 13 year old water polo player and a 15 year old runner — she knows exactly what it takes to fuel young athletes both in and out of the pool.
Athletes will learn about the connection between what and when they eat and how they perform and recover. They will also learn how to listen to their bodies to determine the foods that work best for them, and how to make reasonable and workable choices that will fuel them to perform their best no matter where they are or what options are available.