Hometown: Lawrenceville, N.J.
Birthplace: Tilton, N.H.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Began Rowing: 2005, The Lawrenceville School
Date of Birth: 5/6/90
High School: The Lawrenceville School
Undergraduate Education: Yale University, History, 2012
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coaches: Luke McGee, Bryan Volpenhein
National Teams: Seven – 2008, Junior; 2010-12, Under 23; 2013-15, Senior
International Results: Finished seventh in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Championships…Won bronze in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Cup 2…Finished fourth in the eight at the 2014 World Rowing Championship...Won gold in the eight at the 2014 World Rowing Cup 2…Won bronze in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Won gold in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Cup 3...Won gold in the eight at the 2012 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Won silver in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Cup 1...Won gold in the eight at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Took silver in the eight at the 2010 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Competed at the 2010 E.On Hanse Cup in Rendsburg, Germany…Won bronze in the eight at the 2008 World Rowing Junior Championships.
National Results: Finished third in the pair at the 2015 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished second in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 2...Won the eight at the 2013 USRowing National Championships.
Personal: Tom enjoys traveling, skiing and hammocks…He lists winning the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships and setting the Under 23 World Best Time (5:24.31) as his most memorable sporting achievement…He set the junior (under 19) world record for 30 minutes on the C2 ergometer in 2008 ... In his spare time he manages Milestone Academic Counseling, Princeton's premier tutoring service.
Row to Rio - Meet the Athletes. Tom Dethlefs (June 12, 2015)
Tom Dethlefs and Zack Vlahos Talk About Their Race at World Rowing Cup II (June 22, 2014)
LAWRENCE: Rower heading to South Korea for world championships (August 14, 2013)
Tom Dethlefs '12 Captures Gold with U.S. Eight at World Cup III (July 16, 2013)