High School and Personal: Born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota … mother is Toni Lembcke and father is Dean Theisen … has one younger sister, Kathryn … won the 2014 Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year award for South Dakota after sweeping the shot put and discus state titles for the second straight year … had a big discus PR of 198-3 at the Metro Conference Meet in 2014, a mark that tied for No. 5 nationally … tossed the shot 65-1 at the Sioux Falls Qualifier and also had a state record mark of 65-5 to rank No. 10 in the U.S. ... had the best shot put throw for an underclassman in the nation 2013, ranking No. 7 overall with a best toss of 63-10 ½ … also claimed the state discus title in 2013 season and had a season-best of 179-1 … was ninth in the shot put at the 2013 U.S. Junior Championships in Des Moines, Iowa … second in the shot at Junior Olympic Nationals in 2012 in the intermediate boys section … raised his shot put PR by more than 15-feet from his sophomore to his junior year.