Name: Rose Hollermann
Sport: Wheelchair Basketball
Discipline(s): Wheelchair Basketball
Classification: 3.5
Height: 5-8
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
  • Three-time Paralympian (2012, 2016, 2020); Two-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016 , gold
  • Paralympic Games London 2012, 4th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 6th
  • Years of competition: 2014, 2018
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2014
Personal: Daughter of John and Michelle Hollerman...Has three brothers: Shane, Ethan, and Seth Hollermann...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 and started playing basketball in 2004 for a club team in Minnesota...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...Currently plays professionally in Spain for a club team called ADM Econy that is located on the Canary Islands...Hobbies include crocheting, swimming, and doing other crafts...Loves music and especially loves her record player.