Name: Michael McPhail
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Rifle Shooting
Event(s): 50m Prone
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
DOB: 12/15/1981
Birthplace: Platteville, Wis.
Hometown: Darlington, Wis.
High School: Darlington High School (Darlington, Wis.) '00
College: University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, Business
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 19th (50m prone)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 9th (50m prone)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – bronze (300m prone)
  • Years of participation: 2006, 2010, 2014
  • Medals: 1 (bronze)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, silver (50m prone)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold (50m prone)
  • 2007 Pan American Games, silver (50m prone); 4th (50m three position)
Personal: Son of Dennis and Joyce McPhail...Has one sister, Maggie...Married his wife, Kari, on Dec. 17, 2004...Has one daughter, Addison...Began shooting with a BB gun at age 5 and took up competitive shooting to become a better hunter...Interests include boating, hunting, training dogs, fishing and being outdoors...Served as a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit.