Nickname: "Kay Kay"
Weight: 103 pounds
Birthplace: San Mateo, Calif.
High School: Hillsdale H.S. (San Mateo, Calif.) '10
College: University of Hawaii, Manoa
Year of Graduation: 2014
Coach: Brian McCutcheon
Dojangs: Oahu Taekwondo
Also plays volleyball for her high school team...enjoys dancing, music, shopping and being with family and friends...her brother, Shane Kitagawa, plays Division II baseball for California State University - Monterey Bay...favorite foods are Japanese and pasta...the night before a competition she eats pasta from the Olive Garden, and the morning of an event she prefers pancakes...favorite athlete is Dae Sung Moon...favorite movie is "Honey"...enjoys all genres of music but mostly R&B...lists Taiwan as her favorite country visited for competition.
Did You Know?: Kelsey is on her high school's dance team and has a 4.0 GPA/4.46 WGPA.
2011 National Collegiate Championships (Sparring - Fin): SILVER
2011 National Collegiate Championships (Poomsae 2nd Dan/Fin-Feather): SILVER
2010 USAT Dallas National Qualifier (Fin): GOLD
2010 U-24 National Team Member (Fin)
2010 U-24 National Team Trials (Fin): 1st
2009 U-24 National Team Member (Fin)
2009 U-24 National Team Trials (Fin): 1st
2009 Austin National Qualifier (Fin): BRONZE
2009 U.S. National Team Trials (Fin): 3rd
2009 National Team Qualifier (Fin): 3rd
2008 San Jose National Qualifier (Fin): GOLD
2008 San Jose National Qualifier (Jr. Bantam): BRONZE
2007 Junior Team Trials (Jr. Fly): 3rd
2007 Taiwan International Camel Cup: BRONZE
2007 Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2007 Portland National Qualifier: GOLD
2006 Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2006 Portland National Qualifier: GOLD
2005 Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2005 Anaheim National Qualifier: GOLD
2005 San Jose National Qualifier: GOLD
last updated 4/16/12