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T.C. Dantzler

Wrestling

2007-08 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 74 kg/163 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 7 (2000-04, 05-08)
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Club: Gator WC
Coach: Momir Petkovic, Anatoly Petrosyan, Steve Fraser
College: Northern Illinois
High School: South Holland, Ill. (Thornwood)
Born: Oct. 26, 1970 in Harvey, Ill.
Height: 5-11
Web Page: www.tcdantzler.com

Competition Results:
      2008: U.S. Nationals champion... Second in Pan American Championships... Dave Schultz Memorial International champion...
      2007: New York AC Holiday Internatonal champion... DNP in World Championships... Member of World Team champions... Pan American Games bronze medalist... U.S. World Team Trials champion... Second in Pan American Championships... U.S. Nationals champion... 
      2006: Fifth in World Championships... U.S. World Team Trials champion...U.S. Nationals champion... Third in Turneul International (Romania)... Dave Schultz Memorial International champion...Ninth in Nikola Petrov Golden Grand Prix (Bulgaria).
      2005: DNP in World Championships... Eighth in Poland Open... U.S. World Team Trials champion... Third in U.S. Nationals.

College: Attended Northern Illinois Univ., where he was coached by Phil Rembert... Four-time NCAA Tournament qualifier (1990-93)... Earned a degree in Economics, with an emphasis in Finance.

High School: Attended Thornwood High School, where he was coached by Jarrett Hubbard... Second in 1988 state tournament... 1987 state tournament qualifier... Also lettered in football, baseball and track...

Personal:
Son of Thomas and Barbara Dantzler... Has two brothers, Ronnie and Terry... He and his wife, Tanya, have two sons, Thomas Curtis III and Tyce... U.S. Olympic Training Center resident athlete... His given name is Thomas Curtis... Member of the Northern Illinois Hall of Fame... Member of Illinois IWCOA Hall of Fame... Founder/President/CEO of TC logiQ, a background screening company... Hobbies include chess, technology.

CAREER NOTES:

  • Fifth in 2006 World Championships
  • Five-time U.S. World Team member (2002-03, 2005-07)
  • Two-time U.S. Nationals champion (2006-07)
  • Three-time U.S. Nationals runner-up (1998, 2001-02)
  • Third in 2000 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
  • Won trip to 2003 Super Bowl in radio station contest
  • Founder of a background screening company named TC logiQ