Name: John Shuster
Position: Skip
Sport: Curling
Event(s): Men's Team, Mixed Doubles
Height: 6-0
DOB: 11/3/1982
Birthplace: Chisholm, Minn.
Hometown: Superior, Wis.
High School: Chisholm High School (Chisholm, Minn.)
College: University of Minnesota-Duluth, Marketing
Team/Club: Team Shuster, Team Christensen/Shuster
Coach(es): Sean Beighton
Olympic Experience
  • Five-time Olympian (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022); Two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, gold (men’s team)
  • Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, 9th (men’s team)
  • Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010, 10th (men’s team)
  • Olympic Winter Games Torino 2006, bronze (men’s team)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – 5th (men’s team)
  • Years of participation: Men’s Team – 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021; Mixed Doubles – 2019
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronzes): – 2019 (mixed doubles); 2016 (men’s team)
Other Career Highlights
  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2018 (champion), 2014 (champion), 2010 (champion), 2006 (champion)
  • U.S. Olympic Mixed Doubles Team Trials: 2018 (silver)
  • Continental Cup: 2019 (runner-up), 2018 (champion), 2016 (champion), 2014 (champion), 2003 (runner-up)
  • U.S. National Championships: 2019 (champion), 2017 (champion), 2016 (runner-up), 2015 (champion), 2014 (5th), 2013 (bronze), 2012 (bronze), 2011 (6th), 2010 (5th), 2009 (champion), 2008 (6th), 2006 (champion), 2005 (champion), 2004 (runner-up), 2003 (champion)
  • Mixed Doubles National Championship: 2019 (champion), 2017
  • U.S. Junior Nationals: 2004 (champion), 2002 (runner-up)
  • USA Curling Male Athlete of the Year: 2019, 2018, 2015, 2009
  • USA Curling Team of the Year: 2019, 2018, 2016, 2006
  • Minnesota State Junior Championships: 2004 (champion), 2003 (runner-up), 2002 (champion)
  • Minnesota State High School Curling Championships: 1999 (champion)
Personal: Nickname: Shoostie...Married to Sarah Shuster...Has two sons...Curls out of Duluth (Minn.) Curling Club...Is also an entrepreneur and public speaker.