Kayla Caracciolo-Clayton

Taekwondo

Nickname: "Pookie"
Height: 6-1
Weight: 147
Birthplace: Staten Island, N.Y.
Residence: Orlando, Fla.
Coach: Master Ryon Frederick
Dojang: Academy of Martial Arts
High School: Timber Creek H.S. (Orlando, Fla.)  
Year of Graduation: 2010

WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: 139th (-67kg)

Other Sports Played: varsity lacrosse

Hobbies: listening to music and watching scary movies

Family: cousin, James Jenkins, played 10 years in the NFL with the Washington Redskins and won two Super Bowl rings. 

Favorite Foods: anything Italian

Pre-Competition Meal: a bowl of Lucky Charms cereal

Favorite Athlete: Dwight Howard

Favorite Movies: Transformers 1 & 2

Favorite Music: rap and R&B

Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Netherlands

Did You Know?: Kayla may be tall but she doesn't like playing basketball.


MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS

2010  USAT National Championships (Middle): BRONZE
2010 
USAT Daytona Beach National Qualifier (Middle): GOLD
2010 
Spanish Open (Middle): BRONZE

2009  Pan Am Junior Championships (Jr. Lt. Heavy): BRONZE
2009  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Lt. Heavy)
2009 
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Lt. Heavy): 1st
2009  USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Lt. Heavy): SILVER
2009  USAT National Qualifier (Senior): SILVER
2009  USAT National Qualifier (Junior): GOLD

2004  USAT Junior Olympics: SILVER

2003  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE

2000  USAT Junior Olympics: SILVER

1999  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD  

last updated 9/17/12