JIMMY KENNEDY
2017-18 Team USA Ranking: No. 2 at 70 kg/154 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 5 (2013-18)
Residence: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Club: New York AC
Coach: Andy Hrovat
College: Illinois
High School: Ingleside, Ill. (Grant Community)
Born: July 7, 1988
Height: 5’6”

Career Highlights
- U.S. World Team member (2014)
- Second in U.S. World Team Trials (2013, 2017)
- Third in U.S. World Team Trials (2015-16)
- U.S. Open champion (2016)
- Paris International champion (2017)
- Yasar Dogu International champion (2014)
- Intercontinental Cup champion (2013)
- Two-time Guelph Open champion (2012-13)
- New York AC International champion (2012)
- Three-time NCAA All-American for Illinois (2008-09, 2011)

Career Biography
2017: Second in U.S. World Team Trials… Fourth in U.S. Open… Paris International champion…
2016: Third in U.S. World Team Trials… Fourth in U.S. Olympic Team Trials… U.S. Open champion…
2015: Third in U.S. World Team Trials… Second in Intercontinental Cup… Third in Yasar Dogu International…
2014: 10th in World Championships… Phase II World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Yasar Dogu International champion…
2013: Third in Heydar Aliyev Golden Grand Prix Finals… Second in Ramzan Kadirov Cup… Intercontinental Cup champion… Second in U.S. World Team Trials… Second in Alexander Medved International… Guelph Open champion…
2012: New York AC International champion… Third in Ramzan Kadyrov Cup... Seventh in University World Championships… University World Team Trials champion… Guelph Open champion…
2011: Third in Men’s Freestyle Olympic Trials Qualifier… Fourth in Sunkist Kids International Open…
2010: Second in University World Team Trials… Fourth in University Nationals…
College: Finished fourth, fifth and fifth in NCAA Championships for Illinois (2008-09, 2011)… Third in 2011 Big Ten Championships… Third in 2009 Big Ten Championships… Second in 2008 Big Ten Championships… Fourth in 2007 Big Ten Championships…
High School: Two-time Illinois state champion for Grant Community… Four-time Illinois state placer… Overall record of 187-3…
USAW Age-Group: Seventh in 2005 USAW Junior Nationals… 2004 USAW Cadet Nationals champion… Third in 2003 FILA Cadet Nationals in freestyle, second in Greco-Roman…
Personal: Son of Jim and Debby Kennedy… Has two siblings, Cameron and Kendra… Married Laney Costello in Oct. 2014… Hobbies include golf, fantasy football and fly fishing…
Awards: 2006 Dave Schultz High School Excellence award recipient…
Twitter: @JimmyKennedy60
Instagram: @jimmy_kennedy