Name: Charlie Cole
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Four
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
DOB: 6/21/1986
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: New Canaan High School (New Canaan, Conn.) ‘03
College: Yale University ‘07, History; University of Oxford ’08, Environmental Policy
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Coach(es): Bryan Volpenhein
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 7th
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, bronze
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 7th (four)
  • Years of participation: 2009, 2014 (pair); 2010 (eight); 2011, 2015 (four)
  • Top finish: 4th – 2011 (four)
Personal: Son of Rufus and Ann Cole...Has two brothers, Billy and Henry...Married to Catherine Cole...Asked his parents if he could quit rowing when he first started in high school...Enjoys reading and cooking.