Davis Edward Tarwater was born on March 24, 1984 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Tarwater will be a member of the 2012 USA Olympic team after qualifying to swim in the 4 x 200 meter freestyle. Tarwater competed for the University of Michigan, where he won multiple NCAA titles.
- 2012 4 x 200 m freestyle - 1st
World Championships - Long Course
- 2009 4 x 200 m freestyle - 1st