Name: Kaitlyn McElroy
Caps:
Sport: American Canoe
Discipline(s): Canoe Sprint, Canoe Marathon
Height: 5-7
Weight: 127
DOB: 3/19/1985
Birthplace: Northhampton, Mass.
Hometown: Bethel, Maine
High School: Gould Academy (Bethel, Maine) ‘03
College: Oklahoma City University ’23, Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 18th (500m K2), 31st (200m K1)
  • Years of participation: 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Top Finish: 9th – 2011 (1,000m K2)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, 5th (500m K2), 6th (200m K1)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, 3rd (500m K2)
  • 2013 World Cup No. 2: SILVER in K2 1000m, 13th in K2 500m with Maggie Hogan
  • 2013 World Cup No. 1: BRONZE in K2 1000m, 11th in K2 500m
  • 2012 World Cup No. 2 in Duisburg, Germany: SILVER in K2 1000m, 12th in K2 500m
  • 2012 World Cup No. 1 in Poznan, Poland: BRONZE in K2 1000m, 12th in K2 500m
  • 2013 World Cup No. 2: SILVER in K2 Women 1000m, 13th in K2 Women 500m with Maggie Hogan
  • 2013 World Cup No. 1: BRONZE in K2 Women 1000m, 11th in K2 Women 500m
  • 2012 World Cup No. 2: SILVER in K2 Women 1000m, 12th in K2 Women 500m
  • 2012 World Cup No. 1: BRONZE in K2 Women 1000m, 12th in K2 Women 500m
Personal: Daughter of Tim and Karen McElroy… Married to Heather Johnson…Currently a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Oklahoma City University…Avid coffee lover…Hobbies including reading, research, running and napping.