Allison Schmitt

Canton, Mich.
BIRTHDATE    June 7, 1990
HEIGHT    6' 1 1/2" (186.7 cm)
BIRTHDATE June 7, 1990
HEIGHT 6' 1 1/2" (186.7 cm)
CLUB NAME
Sun Devil Swimming (SUN-AZ)
COACH NAME
Robert Bowman
FAST FACTS
  • Three-Time Olympian (2016, 2012, 2008)

  • Eight Olympic Games medals (4g, 2s, 2b)

  • Five World Champs LCM medals (1g, 4s)

FUN FACTS
  • High School Canton H.S. '08

  • College University of Georgia '13

  • Graduate Studies Pursing a masters in social work from Arizona State

  • Parents Ralph and Gail .... father is a financial analyst and mother is a System Project Manager

  • Sibling(s) Older sister (Kirsten) graduated from University of Florida and law school at Washington University in St. Louis ... Older brother (Derek) swam for the University of Pittsburgh ... younger twin sisters (Kari and Sara) played in USA Hockey National Championship game in 2008 and play hockey at Ohio State

  • Started Swimming Age 9... "I followed my sister, Kirsten. I thought about quitting, but stayed one more season and loved it."

  • Sports Played Before Swimming Soccer, dance, basketball, volleyball, softball, and had the equipment for hockey but decided to swim instead

  • Nickname(s) Schmitty, Al, Allie

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Enjoys scrapbooking, taking pictures, playing outdoor games and playing board games.

  • Ultimate Way to Relax Watching a movie, getting a massage

Career Highlights
  • 3x Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016)
  • 8x Olympic medalist (4g, 2s, 2b)
  • 5x World Championships (LCM) medalist (1g, 4s)
  • 3x Pan Pacs medalist (2g, 1s)
  • 5x U.S. national champion
  • 11x NCAA champion
  • Current American record holder in the 200m freestyle
  • Former American record holder in the 400m freestyle
Olympics History
  • 2016: Gold, 4x200m FR-R; Silver, 4x100m FR-R (pr)
  • 2012: Gold, 200m FR; Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Gold, 4x200m FR-R; Silver, 400m FR; Bronze, 4x100m FR-R
  • 2008: Bronze, 4x200m FR-R; 9th, 200m FR
World Champs History
  • 2019: Silver, 4x100m FR-R (pr); Silver, 4x200m FR-R (pr); 14th, 200m FR
  • 2011: Gold, 4x200m FR-R; 6th, 200m FR
  • 2009: Silver, 200m FR; Silver, 4x200m FR-R; 4th, 400m FR
Pan Pacs History
  • 2018: Silver, 4x200m FR-R; T-4th, 200m FR; 12th, 400m FR
  • 2010: Gold (tie), 200m FR; Gold (tie), 4x200m FR-R; 4th, 400m FR; 27th, 100m FR
Pan Ams History
  • 2015: Gold, 200m FR; Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Gold, 4x200m FR-R; Silver, 4x100m FR-R
SC Worlds History
  • 2012: Gold, 200m FR; Gold, 4x200m FR-R; Gold (tie), 4x100m FR-R; 12th, 400m FR
Olympic Trials History
  • 2016: 4th, 200m FR; 5th, 400m FR; 5th, 100m FR
  • 2012: 1st, 200m FR; 1st, 400m FR; 3rd, 100m FR
  • 2008: 2nd, 200m FR; 3rd, 400m FR; T-26th, 100m FR
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2019: 1st, 200m FR; 6th, 100m FR; 7th, 400m FR
  • 2018: 2nd, 200m FR; 6th, 100m FR; 9th, 400m FR
  • 2015: 1st, 200m FR; 2nd, 100m FR; 6th, 400m FR
  • 2014: 6th, 4x100m Med-R; 9th, 100m FR; 9th, 200m FR; 35th, 400m FR
  • 2013: 9th, 200m FR; 10th, 100m FR
  • 2011: 1st, 200m FR; 2nd, 4x200m FR-R; 4th, 100m FR; 4th, 400m FR; 124th, 200m FL
  • 2010: 1st, 200m FR; 2nd, 400m FR
  • 2009:1st, 400m FR; 2nd, 200m FR
  • 2007: 3rd, 4x200m FR-R; 5th, 4x100m FR-R; 6th, 200m FR; 10th, 400m FR; 43rd, 100m FR
  • 2006: 19th, 200m FR; T-44th, 100m FR
NCAA History
  • 2013: 1st, 200y FR; 1st, 4x100y FR-R; 1st, 4x200y FR-R; 5th, 100y FR; 5th, 4x100y FR-R; 6th, 500y FR
  • 2011: 1st, 200y FR; 1st, 500y FR; 1st, 4x100y FR-R; 1st, 4x200y FR-R; 12th, 100y FR; 13th, 4x50y Med-R
  • 2010: 1st, 200y FR; 1st, 500y FR; 1st, 4x200y FR-R; 4th, 4x100y FR-R; 17th, 100y FR
  • 2009: 1st, 500y FR; 2nd, 4x200y FR-R; 3rd, 200y FR; 4th, 4x100y FR-R; 42nd 200y FL
Intl. Results
  • 2007 Jr. Pan Pacs: Bronze, 100m FR; Bronze, 200m FR; 20th, 50m FR; 22nd, 400m FR

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