Name: Kaleigh Gilchrist
Position: Attacker
Sport: Water Polo
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
DOB: 5/16/1992
Birthplace: Newport Beach, Calif.
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Newport Harbor High School (Newport Beach, Calif.) ‘10
College: University of Southern California ’14, Communications
Team/Club: New York Athletic Club
Coach(es): Adam Krikorian
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2015, 2019
  • Medals: 2 (2 golds)
  • Gold – 2019; 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 FINA World League Super Final, gold
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2015 FINA World League Super Final, gold
  • 2014 FINA World Cup, gold
  • 2014 FINA World League Super Final, gold
Personal: Daughter of Jenny and Sandy Gilchrist...Has one sister, Ali...Is also a professional surfer and aspires to pursue her surfing career after she retires from water polo...Founded a T-shirt company, I Miss South Central...Aided the University of Southern California to the 2013 NCAA title.