Name: Korey Dropkin
Position: Skip
Sport: Curling
Height: 5-6
DOB: 6/11/1995
Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Duluth, Minn.
High School: Algonquin Regional High School (Northborough, Mass.)
College: University of Minnesota Duluth
Team/Club: Team Dropkin, Team Cory and Korey
Coach(es): Mark Lazar (Men’s), Cathy Overton-Clapham (Mixed Doubles)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2022 – 4th
  • Years of participation: Individual – 2019, 2022; Mixed Doubles – 2015, 2018
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2022 (individual)
Other Career Highlights
  • Three-time Junior National Champ (2012, 2013, 2016)
  • Junior World Silver Medalist (2016)
  • Bronze Finish at Curling World Cup Grand Finale in Beijing (MDs)
  • Won Male Athlete of the Year Award (2015, 2018)
  • First U.S. men’s team to win a Grand Slam of Curling Event (2020 GSOC Tier 2 Tour Challenge)
Personal: Son of Keith and Shelley Dropkin...Brother of Stephen Dropkin...Mother won the Senior Women’s World Silver Medalist in 2022...Grew up curling at the Broomstones Curling Club in Wayland, Mass. and moved to Duluth, Minn. in 2013 to pursue my curling aspirations...Graduated from UMD-Duluth with a degree in Organizational Management...Now working as a Residential Realtor, licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.