Graduate of Albertus-Magnus-Gymnasium... Also competed with the SC Rote Erde Hamm club team under coach Vassili Strischenkoff... Represented Germany in the 2012 and 2013 FINA World Cup Circuit... Was a 2010 German National age group finalist... 2012 German Olympic Trial qualifier... 2013 German World Championship Trials qualifier.
Born February 2 in Oelde, Germany... Hobbies include travelling, surfing, and open-water swimming... Career goal is to become a psychologist... Believes his positive attitude is his best asset to the team... Chose Saint Leo because of its location and facilities... Son of Klaus-Gunther and Ute... Has one brother, Henrik, who competes with the SC Magdeburg swim team.