10 Athletes with Hard to Pronounce Names

In honor the the 2015 Scribbs National Spelling Bee, here are a few athletes with names that are hard to pronounce, as well as phonetic pronunciation to help you out. 

 

Jedd Guorko (pronounced Jerk-oh)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY MATT WEST

SHARED ON FANCRED BY MATT WEST

 

Ma'ake Kemoeatu (pronounced kemo-e-'atu)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY JESS MARZE

SHARED ON FANCRED BY JESS MARZE

 

Coach Krzyzewski (pronounced Sha-shef-ski)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY TOM HARDON

SHARED ON FANCRED BY TOM HARDON

 

Jeff Samardzija (pronounced Sam-ard-ja)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY CHRIS COLLUMS

SHARED ON FANCRED BY CHRIS COLLUMS

 

Mike Foltynewicz (pronounced ful-ta-nev-ich)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY DEREK SONDAG

SHARED ON FANCRED BY DEREK SONDAG

 

Erisbel Arruebarrena (pronounced ehr-ees-BELL Arr-ru-eh-BAHR-ena)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY JAKE N

SHARED ON FANCRED BY JAKE N

 

Jarrod Saltalamacchia (pronounced Salt-a-La-Mach-ia)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY DEREK SONDAG

SHARED ON FANCRED BY DEREK SONDAG

 

John Vanbiesbrouck (pronounced Van-Bees-Bruk)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY JOHN REECHT

SHARED ON FANCRED BY JOHN REECHT

 

Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala (just call him Foo)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY KEITH BORLAND

SHARED ON FANCRED BY KEITH BORLAND

 

T.J. Houshmandzadeh (pronounced Hoosh-man-zah-dah)

SHARED ON FANCRED BY BRIANA MARTIN

SHARED ON FANCRED BY BRIANA MARTIN