Name: Kelley O'Hara
Position: Defender
Sport: Soccer
Height: 5-5
DOB: 8/4/1988
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Fla.
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
High School: Starr’s Mill High School (Fayetteville, Ga.) ‘06
College: Stanford University ‘09, Science, Technology and Society
Team/Club: Washinton Spirit
Coach(es): Richie Burke
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2012, 2016, 2020); two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 5th
  • Olympic Games London 2012, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2011, 2015, 2019
  • Medals: 3 (2 golds, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2019; 2015
  • Silver – 2011
Personal: Daughter of Dan and Karen O’Hara...Has one brother, Jerry, and one sister, Erin...Father, Dan, is a former fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy and brother, Jerry, is also a Navy pilot...A lifelong forward, switched to the left back position during the 2012 Olympic qualifying tournament and went on to play every minute at outside back for Team USA during the 2012 Olympic Games...Selected third overall by FC Gold Pride in the 2010 WPS Draft...Won the 2009 Hermann Trophy as the top collegiate soccer player in the country...Interests include surfing and baking, with her mother, Karen, providing all her baking recipes...Host of the Just Women’s Sports podcast where her goal is to generate “open, candid conversations” about the lives of athletes, particularly female athletes”