Name: Brady Ellison
Position: Recurve
Sport: Archery
Discipline(s): Archery
Event(s): Individual, Team, Mixed Team
Height: 6-0
DOB: 10/27/1988
Birthplace: Glendale
Hometown: Globe, Ariz.
High School: GED while living at Chula Vista OTC
Coach(es): Kisik Lee
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020); three-time Olympic medalist (2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, silver (team), bronze (individual)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, silver (team)
  • Olympic Games Beijing 2008
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Medals: 13 (7 golds, 2 silvers, 4 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2019 (individual); 2016 (individual, team); 2014 (individual, team); 2013 (team); 2012
  • Silver – 2018 (team); 2013 (team)
  • Bronze – 2018 (individual); 2016 (individual); 2012 (individual); 2011 (individual)
  • Bronze – 2018 (individual); 2016 (individual); 2012 (individual); 2011 (individual)
Personal: After receiving his first compound bow at the age of 7, Ellison killed a bear while bow hunting at age 11...The bear now serves as a rug in his father’s home...Had Perthes disease as a child, which required him to wear leg braces for more than a year...Loves to cook, and his specialty dish is biscuits and gravy...An avid outdoorsman who enjoys golf, fishing, spearfishing – basically anything outdoors...Married Slovenian archer Toja Ellison in April 2016 and had son Ty Ellison in November 2020