Name: Kaitlyn Verfuerth
Sport: Wheelchair Tennis
Classification: Women's Open
Height: 4-11
Weight: 93
DOB: 8/12/1985
Birthplace: Port Washington, Wis.
Hometown: Flagstaff, Ariz.
High School: Port Washington High School (Port Washington, Wisc.)
College: Mt. San Antonio College ‘09, Associates in Language Arts Communication; University of Arizona, ‘12, BA in Psychology
Paralympic Experience
  • Three-time Paralympian (2004, 2008, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, quarterfinals (doubles), round of 32 (singles)
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, 4th (doubles), round of 16 (singles)
  • Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, quarterfinals (doubles), round of 16 (singles)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2014 Copa Americas Cup, bronze
  • Rio 2007 Parapan American Games, singles (gold), doubles (gold)
  • 2002 USTA Most Improved Female Player of the Year
Personal: Verfuerth plays professionally on the UNIQLO wheelchair tennis tour. She and her life and business partner, Greg Guerin, own a self-serve yogurt shop in Flagstaff, Arizona. She also has a non-profit called Over the Rainbow, which helps children with disabilities. She is also the head coach of the girl’s tennis team at Flagstaff High School. Verfuerth also serves on the Disability Awareness Commission for the City of Flagstaff, and is a board member for the Flagstaff Tennis Association....Has four brothers, Andrew, Brian, Michael and Peter…Hobbies include camping, hiking, going off-roading, being outdoors and spending time with Greg and her dogs.