Matt Grevers

Lake Forest, Ill.
BIRTHDATE    March 26, 1985
HEIGHT    6' 8" (203.2 cm)
BIRTHDATE March 26, 1985
HEIGHT 6' 8" (203.2 cm)
CLUB NAME
Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics (FORD-AZ)
COACH NAME
August Busch

FOLLOW
FAST FACTS
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2008)

  • Six Olympic Games medals (4g, 2s)

  • Thirteen World Champs LCM medals (6g, 5s, 2b)

FUN FACTS
  • High School Lake Forest '03

  • College Northwestern '07

  • Graduate Studies Communications

  • Parents Ed and Anja Grevers ... father is a landscape architect, and mother is a swim coach ... both originally from the Netherlands

  • Spouse Married to former National Team member Annie Chandler ... Couple has one daughter, Skylar

  • Sibling(s) Older sister (Carolyn) swam for University of Kansas ... older brother (Andy) swam for Northern Illinois ... both are current swim coaches

  • Sports Played Before Swimming Basketball, water polo, volleyball, tennis, soccer

  • Nickname(s) Dutch and Nu ... nicknamed Dutch because he is Dutch ... nicknamed Nu because that is the name of his mage in Warcraft (a role-playing game)

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Playing video games, volleyball, basketball, ultimate frisbee, foosball, ping pong, four square, reading sci-fi books

  • Ultimate Way to Relax World of Warcraft, video games

  • Most Influential Person Family ... ...Each of my family members inspires me in different ways. As a swim coach, my mom understands swimming from the teacher...s perspective as well as the family perspective. My dad and brother are always so proud of all my accomplishments. My sister was a Division I and Olympic Trials qualifier, so she...s experienced almost everything I...m about to experience and can offer advice, which helps. Outside of my family, Lea Maurer has had a big influence on me. She showed me how to claim the feeling." ... role model: "Rick Demount, he's one of the happiest humans I know."

  • Training Stats Swims 4 hours per day, 6 days a week

  • Favorites Tv: Family Guy

Career Highlights
  • 2x Olympian (2008, 2012)
  • 6x Olympic medalist (4g, 2s)
  • 13x World Championships (LCM) medalist (6g, 5s, 2b)
  • 5x U.S. National Champion
  • Current world-record holder as part of the mixed 4x100m medley relay
  • Third-fastest 100m backstroke swimmer in American history
Olympics History
  • 2012: Gold, 100m BK; Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Silver, 4x100m FR-R (pr)
  • 2008: Gold, 4x100m FR-R (pr); Gold, 4x100m Med-R (pr); Silver, 100m BK
World Champs History
  • 2019: Silver, Mixed 4x100m Med-R (pr); Silver, 4x100m FR-R (pr); 5th, 100m BK
  • 2017: Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Gold, Mixed 4x100m Med-R; Silver, 100m BK; Bronze, 50m BK
  • 2015: Gold, 4x100m Med-R (pr); Silver, 50m BK; Bronze, 100m BK
  • 2013: Gold, 100m BK; T-Silver, 50m BK; 12th, 50m FL
  • 2009: Gold, 4x100m FR-R; Gold, 4x100m Med-R (pr); 7th, 100m BK; 19th, 50m BK; 39th, 50m FL
Pan Pacs History
  • 2018: T-4th, 100m BK
  • 2014: Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Silver, 100m BK; 18th, 100m FR
WUGs History
  • 2007: Gold, 4x100m FR-R; Silver, 4x100m Med-R; 9th, 100m FR
  • 2005: Silver, 100m BK; Silver, 4x100m Med-R; T-Bronze, 50m BK; Bronze, 4x100m FR-R; 4th, 100m FR
SC Worlds History
  • 2018: 2018: Gold, 4x100m FR-R (pr); Gold, 4x100m Med-R (pr); Silver, 4x50m Med-R (pr); 6th, 100m BK; T-10th, 50m BK
  • 2014: Gold, Mixed 4x200m FR-R; Silver, 4x100m Med-R; Silver, 4x50m FR-R (pr); Bronze, 100m BK; Bronze, 4x50m Med-R (pr); Bronze, 4x100m FR-R; 6th, 50m BK
  • 2012: Gold, 100m BK; Gold, 4x100m FR-R; Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Silver, 50m BK
  • 2006: Silver, 4x100m Med-R (pr); Bronze, 4x100m FR-R
Olympic Trials History
  • 2016: Bronze, 100m BK; 15th, 100m FR; 14th, 200m BK
  • 2012: Gold, 100m BK; Bronze, 100m FR; 6th, 50m FR
  • 2008: Silver, 100m BK; 5th, 100m FR; 9th, 100m FR; 10th, 100m FL
  • 2004: 6th, 100m BK; 12th, 50m FR; 14th, 100m FR
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2018: 2nd, 100m BK; 5th, 50m BK; 19th, 100m FR
  • 2017: 1st, 100m BK; 3rd, 50m BK; 11th, 100m FR; T-13th, 50m FR
  • 2014: 1st, 100m BK; 1st, 50m FL; 4th, 50m BK; 5th, 50m FR; 6th, 100m FR
  • 2013: 2nd, 50m FL; 2nd, 50m BK; 2nd, 100m BK; 6th, 100m FR; 7th, 50m FR
  • 2011: 1st, 100m BK; 1st, 200m BK; 2nd, 4x100m Med-R; 4th, 100m FR; 7th, 50m FR
  • 2010: 2nd, 4x100m Med-R; 4th, 100m BK; 6th, 50m FR; 6th, 200m BK; T-7th, 100m FR
  • 2009: 2nd, 100m BK; 4th, 100m FR; 7th, 50m FR
  • 2006: 8th, 100m BK; 13th, 100m FR
  • 2005: T-3rd, 100m BK; 10th, 100m FR
  • 2003: 4th, 100m BK; 6th, 200m BK; 6th, 100m FR; 10th, 50m FR

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