Name: Amanda Kessel
Position: Forward
Sport: Ice Hockey
Height: 5-5
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: Team Women’s Sports Foundation (PWHPA)
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2014, 2018, 2022); Two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, gold
  • Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – silver
  • Years of participation: 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019, 2021
  • Medals: 5 (3 golds, 2 silvers)
  • Gold – 2013, 2017, 2019
  • Silver – 2012, 2021
Personal: Daughter of Phil and Kathy Kessel...Captured the NCAA Division I title and won the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award at Minnesota in 2012-13...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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