Future Professional Aspirations Career in athletics
Parents John and Leslie ... father is a CPA and mother is a swim and volleyball coach ... Leslie played volleyball for Miami of Ohio
Sibling(s) Older sister (Jessica) ... younger brother (Tim) who swims for South Carolina
Started Swimming Age 4 ... was always at the pool during the summer
Sports Played Before Swimming Soccer, golf
Pet(s) One dog (Mika), who is a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Hobbies Outside the Pool Golf, video games, surfing
Most Influential Person Parents ... "They have always been there for me and are always supportive no matter what happens. They both are great people and parents and I look up to them a lot."
Affiliated non-profits or Organizations Tyler's Treehouse, Dave Thomas Foundation ... "I like to support and help the families and friends that have helped support me over my career, and this is the perfect opportunity to help me give back."
Training Stats Trains 6,000 yards per day ... 2-4 hours a day, 6 days a week
More Superstitions: lucky googles and golf balls
Favorites Movies: 300, Superbad, Supertroopers, Knocked Up ... tv: Sportscenter ... music: O.A.R., Umphrey's McGee, Counting Crows, Dispatch ... sports moments: winning the 2010 NCAA men's swimming championship and a gold medal in the Beijing Olympics ... holiday tradition: Christmas Eve the family goes to evening church, a big dinner out, then secrect Santa at home