Name: Ellen Tomek
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Double Sculls
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
DOB: 5/1/1984
Birthplace: Flint, Mich.
Hometown: Flushing, Mich.
High School: Luke M. Powers Catholic High School (Flint, Mich.) ‘02
College: University of Michigan ‘06, Economics
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Oklahoma City, New York Athletic Club
Coach(es): Sarah Trowbridge
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2008, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 6th (double sculls)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 5th (double sculls)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 11th (double sculls)
  • Years of participation: 2007 (quadruple sculls); 2009, 2013-15 (double sculls)
  • Top finish: 6th – 2007 (quadruple sculls); 2009 (double sculls); 2014 (double sculls)
Personal: Daughter of Philip and Kari Tomek...Has two siblings, Anna and Kyle...Plays the alto saxophone...Interests include skiing, water skiing, country music and watching the Green Bay Packers.