Bernadette Marten Teeley
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Ind.
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center
Began Rowing: University of Dayton, 1996
Date of Birth: 5/7/78
Marital Status: Married
High School: Cathedral High School
Undergraduate Education: University of Dayton, B.A. in English, 2000
Graduate Education: University of Michigan, B.A. in Higher Education Policy, 2001
Occupation: Director of non-profit/sports venue
Employer: Indianapolis Rowing Center, Inc.
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coach: Tom Terhaar
Years on National Team: One—2002, Senior
International Results: Won the Championship Eight at the 2002 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won gold in the eight at the 2002 World Rowing Championships…Won the Championship Eight at the 2002 Canadian Henley Regatta.
National Results: Finished third in the varsity eight at the 2001 NCAA Championships.
Personal: Bernadette’s hobbies include reading, butterfly hunting with her daughter, and being with friends…Bernadette was a two-time CRCA DI First-Team All-American and an A-10 Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year, as well as a Rhodius Scholarship Finalist…She was also inducted into the University of Dayton Hall of Fame in 2009…Her most memorable sporting achievement was winning the eight at the World Championships…Bernadette’s husband, Brendan, was a USA cyclist in 1992 and 1993…The most influential person in her sporting career is Mike Caviston, who taught her how to train with discipline, perseverance, and patience…Bernadette hopes to win an Olympic medal and to have a wonderful family and marriage.