Kaitlyn Verfuerth

Paralympian 2004, 2008, 2016, 2020

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Athlete Bio

Kaitlyn Verfuerth smiles for the camera with arms folded
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Flagstaff, AZ


University of Arizona

classification: KL2, VL2

Plays professionally on the UNIQLO wheelchair tennis tour...Owns a self-serve yogurt shop in Flagstaff, Arizona with her life and business partner, Greg Guerin...Has a non-profit called Over the Rainbow, which helps children with disabilities...Is also the head coach of the girls tennis team at Flagstaff High School...Serves on the Disability Awareness Commission for the City of Flagstaff, and is a board member for the Flagstaff Tennis Association...Has four brothers, Andrew, Brian, Michael and Peter...Hobbies include camping, hiking, going off-roading, being outdoors and spending time with Greg and her dogs.
  • 2014 Copa Americas Cup, bronze
  • Rio 2007 Parapan American Games, singles (gold), doubles (gold)
  • 2002 USTA Most Improved Female Player of the Year
  • Four-time Paralympian (2004, 2008, 2016, 2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th (200m VL2), 13th (200m KL2)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, quarterfinals (doubles), round of 32 (singles)
  • Paralympic Games Beijing 2008, 4th (doubles), round of 16 (singles)
  • Paralympic Games Athens 2004, quarterfinals (doubles), round of 16 (singles)

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