Name: Amanda Kessel
Sport: Ice Hockey
Position: Forward
Height: 5-5
Weight: 140
DOB: 8/28/1991
Birthplace: Madison, Wis.
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: Shattuck-St. Mary's School (Faribault, Minn.) '10
College: University of Minnesota '15, Sports Management
Team/Club: Metropolitan Riveters (NWHL)
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2014, 2018); Two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • PyeongChang 2018, gold
  • Sochi 2014, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2012, 2013, 2017
  • Medals: 3 (2 gold, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2013, 2017
  • Silver – 2012
Other Career Highlights
  • Captured the NCAA Division I title and won the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award at Minnesota in 2012-13
Personal: Daughter of Phil and Kathy Kessel...Brothers Phil and Blake are also professional hockey players and Phil has played for Team USA...Hobbies include playing cards, watching Netflix and going to dinner with friends.
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