Name: KC Lightfoot
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Pole Vault
Height: 6-2
DOB: 11/11/1999
Hometown: Lee's Summit, Mo.
High School: Lee’s Summit High School (Lee’s Summit, Mo.)
College: Baylor University (Waco, Texas)
College Major: Exercise Science/Kinesiology
Coach(es): Brandon Richards
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (pole vault)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent- 2021 NCAA Indoor National Champion (pole vault)
  • Years of Participation: 2019, 2020, 2021
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, silver
  • 2021 NCAA Indoor National Champion (pole vault)
  • 2021 Indoor All-American (pole vault)
  • 2021 Big 12 Men's Performer of the Year
  • 2021 Big 12 Indoor Champion (pole vault)
  • 2021 USTFCCCA NCAA Division I South Central Region Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
  • 2021 The Bowerman Men's Watch List
  • 2021 All-Big 12 Indoors (pole vault)
Personal: Son of Anthony and Kim Lightfoot...He has three siblings: Carli DiMarco, Chuck DiMarco, and Tanner Lightfoot...Lightfoot plans to major in exercise science/kinesiology.