Name: Tye Dutcher
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke
Classification: S10, SB9, SM10
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
DOB: 10/15/1996
Birthplace: Merced, Calif.
Hometown: Merced, Calif.
High School: Auburn Riverside High School (Auburn, Wash.) ‘15
College: DeVry University ’20, Cyber Security Programming
Team/Club: United States Resident Team
Coach(es): Nathan Manley
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 6th (34 pt. 4x100m freestyle relay, 34 pt. 4x100m medley relay)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – bronze (100m back, 4x100m medley relay), 4th (4x100m free relay), 5th (50m free), 6th (100m free, 100m fly)
  • Years of Participation: 2017
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronze)
  • Bronze – 2017 (100m back, 4x100m medley relay)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 Central Oklahoma Open, 1st (200m IM, 50m free, 100m back, 100m free)
  • 2016 Jimi Flowers Classic, S10, 1st (50m free, 100m back, 100m free, 50m breast, 100m fly, 50m fly)
Personal: Dutcher has jettisoned himself onto the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team after phenomenal performance at the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials, having entered the meet as a member of the U.S. Paralympic Emerging Team. The California native experienced his first Trials in Charlotte, June 30-July 2....Son of David and Kimberly Dutcher…Has four siblings, Kyle, Chad, Trey and Brooke…Interests include gaming, snowboarding, hiking, ultimate Frisbee and water polo…Trains at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center…Keeps his mood light by playing pranks on people with his prosthetic…Enjoys public speaking.