T.C. Dantzler

Class of 2007

Thronwood | Niu

A graduate of Thornwood High School, T.C. Dantzler wrestled under Hall of Famer Jarrett Hubbard. He was a state qualifier in 1987 and state runner-up in 1988. He also letter in football, track, and baseball.

He attended Northern Illinois University, where he was a four-time NCAA Tournament qualifier. He earned a degree in economics with an emphasis on finance. He is member of the NIU Hall of Fame.

After college, T.C. went on to compete in Greco-Roman for Gator Wrestling Club. He is a resident athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

T.C. placed fifth in the 2006 World Championship in Greco-Roman and was a member of the 2005, 2003, and 2002 world teams. In 2006, he was U.S. Nationals Champion and he was a three time runner-up. He was third in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

He also placed:

* 3rd in 2005, 2004, 1999, 1997, 2nd in 2002, 2001, and 1999, 5th in 1996; U.S. Nationals

* 2nd in 2004 and 1999, 5th in 2003, 3rd in 2002, 5th in 2001; Dave Schultz Memorial International

* 3rd in 2003 Pan-American Games

* 3rd in 2003 Concord Cup

* 2001 and 2000 New York AC Christmas International Champion

* 4th in 1994 USA Age Group University Nationals

In 2003, T.C. won a trip to the Super Bowl in a radio station contest. He is the found of TC Logic, a background screening company. T.C. is married and has two sons. His hobbies includes chess, technology and dancing.

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