Philippe Marcoux
Philippe Marcoux
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: Fort Lauderdale
Events: Freestyle/Backstroke

Best Times:    50 Free: 20.59             100 Free: 44.61          

                        200 Free: 1:40.33        100 Back: 50.90

Club: Swim Fort Lauderdale


2017-2018 (First Year)50-yard freestyle: Fifth place vs. Cornell… Fourth place vs. Seton Hall… Eighth place at Harvard vs. Princeton… 100-yard backstroke: Second place vs. Southern Connecticut… Third place vs. Seton Hall… 100-yard IM: Third place vs. Southern Connecticut. 

Before Yale: Canadian Olympic Trials Qualifier in 50-meter and 100-meter freestyles… US Open and Winter Nationals Qualifier… Three-time State Champion… Two-time BCAA Record Holder since 2014… Miami Herald Swimming First Team Member (2014-17)… 2017 Sun Sentinel Male Swimmer of the Year… NISCA All American Team Member… Fort Lauderdale High School Swim Captain… USA Scholastic All-American for  2015-17… 2017 BCAA Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born in Quebec, Canada (Dual Citizen)…  moved to Hawaii at age four and lived there for seven years on three different islands… Moved to Puerto Rico for one year… Older brother currently at Harvard… Investing in the Stock Market… Plan to major in economics… Adobe Certified Associate… AP Scholar Award.

Why Yale: “Yale represents the epitome of the perfect balance between a great college education and swim program.”