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Charlie Cole

Charlie ColeCharlie Cole

Men's Four

Birthplace: New York, N.Y.

Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.

Current Residence: Chula Vista, Calif.

Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center - Chula Vista

Began Rowing: New Canaan High School, 1999

Date of Birth: 6/21/86

Height: 6'4"

Weight: 200

High School: New Canaan High School

Undergraduate Education: Yale University, 2007

Graduate Education: Oxford University, 2008

Occupation: Self-employed

Employer: Milestone Academic Counseling

Training Location: Chula Vista, Calif.

Current Coaches: Tim McLaren, Cam Kiosoglous

Years on National Team: Nine – 2003-04, Junior; 2006-08, Under 23; 2009-12, Senior

International Results: Won bronze in the four at the 2012 Olympic Games...Finished fourth in the four at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Took bronze in the four at the 2011 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne...Reached the finals of the Stewards Challenge Cup at the 2011 Henley Royal Regatta...Finished sixth in the eight at the 2010 World Rowing Championships...Finished 10th in the pair at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished sixth in the pair at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Bled…Finished fifth in the pair at the 2009 World Rowing Championships…Took bronze in the pair at the 2009 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne…Finished seventh in the pair at the 2009 Rowing World Cup stop in Banyoles…Won gold in the eight at the 2008 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Won the eight at the 2008 Oxford Cambridge Boat Race…Finished fourth in the eight at the 2007 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Finished 14th in the quadruple sculls at the 2006 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Finished fifth in the eight at the 2004 World Rowing Junior Championships...Took silver in the eight at the 2003 World Rowing Junior Championships.  

National Results: Won the pair at the 2013 USRowing East Coast Fall Speed Order...Won the pair at the 2012 National Selection Regatta #1...Won the pair at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #2...Finished fourth in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #3…Won the pair at the 2010 USRowing National Championships…Won the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #2…Won the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta #1…Won the pair at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #2…Won the pair at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #1… Won the pair at the 2009 USRowing Speed Order… Took silver in the varsity eight at the 2007 Eastern Sprints...Finished sixth in the varsity eight at the 2006 IRA Championships...Took bronze in the freshman eight at the 2004 IRA Championships...Took bronze in the quadruple sculls at the 2003 USRowing Youth Invitational.

Personal: Charlie was named USRowing's 2011 Athlete of the Year...Charlie's high school coach, Yan Vengerovskiy, has been the most influential person in his sporting career because he directed Charlie towards rowing…Charlie is a co-founder, along with teammate Jake Cornelius, of Milestone Academic Counseling…Outside of rowing, he enjoys reading and cooking.

News/Features:

Nichols and Cole Named 2011 USRowing Athletes of the Year

Idle Time Means Opportunity For Rowers

Videos:

U.S. Men's Rowers Win Surprise Bronze‬