Amanda Kendall

Fairfax, Va.
BIRTHDATE    January 16, 1991
HEIGHT    
BIRTHDATE January 16, 1991
HEIGHT
CLUB NAME
Mission Viejo Nadadores (MVN-CA)
COACH NAME
Coley Stickels

FOLLOW
FUN FACTS
  • High School Robinson Secondary School '09

  • College LSU/University of Arizona '13

  • College Major Sports Administration

  • Future Professional Aspirations College Coach

  • Parents Alan and Cheri Kendall. Alan is retired and Cheri is a Financial Analyst. Father played collegiate basketball for Loyola of Chicago.

  • Sibling(s) Jennifer, age 38 and Cody, age 28

  • Notable Relative(s) Has a close family lineage to MLB Legend, Honus Wagner

  • Started Swimming 7 years old, "All the neighborhood kids were joining the swim team, so it seemed like the right thing to do. Unfortunately, first practice I was asked to jump in and swim a 100 freestyle. I looked at the coach and asked, 'What is freestyle?' I was put back in the developmental group to learn all of the strokes."

  • Sports Played Before Swimming Soccer and basketball

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Going on adventures, anything to do with being outdoors, reading and coloring

  • Ultimate Way to Relax Going to the beach or watching a sunset

  • Training Stats Swims 4,000-5,000 meters/yards a day for 3 hours day ... 1-2 workouts day for 6 days a week

  • Injuries "I was diagnosed with Venous Thoracic outlet syndrome in April 2014; I had a blood clot that extended from right elbow to my chest; I had two surgeries to remove the blood clot and one to remove a section of my first rib and scalene neck muscle to prevent a re-occurrence. Long recovery."

  • Favorites Favorite Sports Moment: Michael Phelps during his 2008 Olympic performance

Career Highlights
  • 8x U.S. National Championships finalist
  • 1x NCAA Championships finalist
  • 2x U.S. National Team member
  • Ninth-fastest 50m butterfly swimmer in American history
Olympic Trials History
  • 2016: 27th, 100m FL; 51st, 50m FR; T-63rd, 100m FR
  • 2012: 13th, 100m FL; 16th, 100m FR; 30th, 200m FR; T-48th, 50m FR
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2019: 2nd, 100m FL; 12th, 100m FR; 15th, 50m FR
  • 2018: 7th, 50m FL; 10th, 100m FL; 19th, 100m FR; 31st, 50m FR
  • 2017: 4th, 100m FL; 7th, 50m FL; T-35th, 50m FR; 41st, 100m FR
  • 2015: T-4th, 50m FR; 6th, 100m FL; 8th, 100m FR
  • 2011: 7th, 100m FR; 20th, 50m FR; 22nd, 200m FR; 23rd, 100m FL
  • 2010: 23rd, 100m FL; 38th, 50m FR; 42nd, 100m FR
NCAA History
  • 2011: T-7th, 100y FL; 9th, 100y FR; 10th, 4x50y FR-R; 10th, 4x50y Med-R; 11th, 50y FR; 17th, 4x100y Med-R; 18th, 4x100y FR-R
  • 2010: 12th, 4x50y FR-R; 12th, 4x50y Med-R; 17th, 4x100y Med-R; T-17th, 4x100 FR-R; T-49th, 50y FR; 57th, 100y FR; 63rd, 200y FR

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