Andrew Campbell (sailor)

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Andrew Campbell
Medal record
Representing  United States
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 2007 Rio Men's Laser

Andrew Campbell (born 3 February 1984 in Toms River, New Jersey) is an American yachtsman best known for his outstanding performances at the national collegiate level.

Sailing career[edit]

Campbell is the former Commodore of the Georgetown University Hoyas Sailing Team (GUST). At Georgetown, he led the #1 ranked Hoyas to three singlehanded national championships [1], a second-place finish in the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) championships in Hood River, Oregon, and a first-place finish at the 2006 ICSA Team Race National Championships in Charleston, South Carolina. [2] He was named an ICSA All-American four consecutive years, male Sailing Athlete of the Year in 2002 and 2005,[3] and College Sailor of the Year in 2006.

Sports Illustrated placed him 10th on their list of Georgetown's Top 10 All-Time Athletes.[1]

In September 2007 he won the men's Laser Olympic qualifiers in Newport, Rhode Island.

Personal life[edit]

Campbell is the latest in a long lineage of sailing greats from the San Diego Yacht Club, in the unusual design of the Naples Sabot, commonly used for junior programs on the West Coast. He attended The Bishop's School in San Diego, CA suburb La Jolla.[4]

He currently lives in Washington, DC with his wife Jacqueline Campbell (née Schmitz).