Philip Tilker

Philip "Phil" Tilker (born April 18, 1977 in Bracebridge, Ontario) is a Canadian-American curler.[1] He was a member of Team USA at the World Men's Curling Championship in 2013 and 2018. Tilker played lead on the Brady Clark rink from 2012-2017, and has played in the same position on the Rich Ruohonen rink since then.[2]

Philip Tilker
Born (1977-04-18) April 18, 1977
Curling clubGranite Curling Club (Seattle)
SkipRich Ruohonen
FourthGreg Persinger
SecondColin Hufman
LeadPhilip Tilker
World Championship
2 (2013, 2018)
Other appearancesUS Men's Curling Championship: 7 (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
US Olympic Curling Trials: 2 (2013, 2017)

Personal life

Tilker works as a software engineer, and lives in Seattle with his wife and son.[1] He became a naturalized American citizen in 2012.[3]


  1. "Philip Tilker". United States Curling Association. Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  2. "Phil Tilker Teams". CurlingZone. Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  3. "Breaking news: Philip Tilker has earned his US citizenship". Retrieved 2019-11-30.
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