Name: Rose Hollermann
Sport: Wheelchair Basketball
Discipline(s): Wheelchair Basketball
Classification: 4.5
Height: 5-8
Weight: 140
DOB: 12/25/1995
Birthplace: Elysian, Minn.
Hometown: Elysian, Minn.
High School: Waterville-Elysian-Morristown High School (Waterville, Minn.) ‘14
College: University of Texas at Arlington ’19, Elementary Teaching
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2012, 2016); One-time medalist (1 gold)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016 , gold
  • Paralympic Games London 2012, 4th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 6th
  • Years of competition: 2018
Personal: In 2001, Hollermann and her family were involved in a car accident that took the lives of two of her brothers and caused her to be partially paralyzed from the waist down. As part of her rehabilitation, she was introduced to swimming at the Courage Center in Minneapolis. From there, she tried sled hockey, track and field, archery, cross-country skiing and wheelchair basketball. She discovered her talent and passion for wheelchair basketball. In 2011, she became one of the youngest players on the U.S. women’s wheelchair basketball team at age 15. Since then, she has excelled in her career, playing collegiate basketball at the University of Texas at Arlington and leading Team USA to Paralympic gold in 2016....Daughter of John and Michelle Hollermann...Has three brothers: Shane, Ethan, and Seth Hollermann...Hobbies include fishing, hunting, basketball, sled hockey, photography, listening to music.