Lightweight Men’s Eight
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Residence: New York, N.Y.
Club Affiliation: Community Rowing, Inc.
Began Rowing: 2002, Cincinnati Junior Rowing Club
Date of Birth: 8/26/1987
High School: Saint Xavier High School, Cincinnati, Ohio
Undergraduate Education: Dartmouth College, History ‘10
Occupation: Recruiting Coordinator/Assistant Coach
Employer: Fordham University
Current Coach: Bruce Smith
Years on National Team: First-2012, Senior
International Results: Took second in the under 23 four without a coxswain at 2009 Royal Canadian Henley…Took second in the senior lightweight eight at the 2009 Royal Canadian Henley…Made it to the quarterfinals of the Princess Elizabeth Cup at 2005 Henley Royal Regatta
National Results: Won lightweight men’s eight at the 2012 World Rowing Senior Non-Olympic Championship Trials…Placed fourth in the men’s eight at 2006 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won second place in the men’s eight at 2005 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won first place in the men’s eight at 2004 USRowing Youth National Championships
Personal: Besides winning gold at the USRowing Youth National championships, making this crew and winning the trials to represent the United States has been a dream for the last ten years…He hopes to someday earn an MBA and is currently working on becoming a better coach and rower as the full-time collegiate coach at Fordham University… He also enjoys swimming, fishing, biking, hiking and fixing boats and rowing equipment…Was awarded 2006 Saint Xavier High School Most Valuable Rower, 2007 Dartmouth College Timothy Ryerson Outstanding Freshmen Oarsman Award and 2008 Dartmouth College The Class of 1990 Underclassman Rower of the Year Award