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Kayla Rodriguez

Roller Sports

Kayla Rodriguez

Team USA Years:  3

Hometown:    Voorhees, New Jersey

Current residence:  Voorhees, New Jersey

Education:  12th Grade

High school attended:   Eastern Regional High School

Year of graduation:   2014

 Location of high school:   Voorhees, New Jersey

Career goals:   Graphic Designer

Current skating club:  Holiday Skating Center

Coaches name:   Sue Renfrey, Bill Graf

When did you begin skating:   I began skating at the age of 4

Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater:   Someday I hope to become a World Champion

Team USA Sport Accomplishments

 Brasilia, Brazil 2011 World Championships – Jr. World Figures -7th Place

 Auckland, New Zealand -2012 World Championships, Jr. World Figures- 5th,   Jr. World Solo/Free Dance, 5th Place,

 

Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports:

 

Nationals– 2006

2nd Place Juvenile A Girls Figures

Nationals– 2007

1st Place - Elementary A Girls Figures

4th Place – Elementary A Loops

Nationals – 2008

1st Place -Elementary Girls Figures

1st Place – Elementary Girls Loops

3rd Place – Elementary Solo Dance

Nationals - 2009
 1st Place Freshman A Girls Figures,

4th Place Junior World Women’s Figures

Nationals - 2010
 1st Place International Youth Solo Dance/ Solo FreeDance - Combined
 2nd Place International Youth Solo Dance, 4th Place (Tied) Junior World Figures - Awarded

Nationals - 2011
 1st Place International Youth Solo Dance, 1st Place International Youth Solo FreeDance
 1st Place International Youth Solo Dance/ Solo FreeDance Combined
 1st Place Junior World Women’s Figures
Nationals – 2012

1st Place Junior World Women’s Figures

1st Place Senior World Women’s Figures

2nd Place Junior World Solo /Free Dance

2012 Wojnarowsky Memorial Scholarship

Nationals-2013

1st Place Junior World Women’s Figures

1st Place Senior World Women’s Figures

1st Place Junior World Solo /Free Dance

 

 World Championships

2011- Brasilia, Brazil World Championships

2012 – Auckland, New Zealand World Championships

                    
 Gold Medal Tests
2010- Completed Gold Medal Figure Test

2011- Completed Gold Medal Loop Test

 

 

 

 

 

Skater  of the Year Award
2007- Eastern Region Female Youth Skater of the Year
2008- Eastern Region Female Youth Skater of the Year
2009- Eastern Region Female Youth Skater of the Year
2011- Eastern Region Female Elite Skater of the Year

2012- Eastern Region Female Elite Skater of the Year  

  
Other awards and/or honors received outside of roller sports:

Eastern Regional High School – 2011-Outstanding Student in Art Award

Eastern Regional High School – 2013 Outstanding Student in Art Award

 

Who is your favorite sports figure:    Meryl Davis and Charlie White

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why:  The person I

 I admire the most in my life is my mom.  She motivates me to go after my dreams and inspires me to think big.

 

List your hobbies:   Sketching, Painting, Baking, and Listening to music

What music do you listen to during training or competition? Anything up beat

Favorite food before a competition:  Bagels, Strawberry Granola Bars

Favorite movie:  The Hunger Games

Favorite place to shop: Sephora, Forever 21

Most prized possession: My skates

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be:   Determined

 

Family Information:

Father’s name:  Victor Rodriguez

Father’s occupation:  Divisional Director of Strategic Accounts    

Mother’s name:  Laura Rodriguez

Mother’s occupation:  Administrative Secretary

Sister:  Breonna Rodriguez