Name: Kaleo Kanahele Maclay
Position: Setter
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Height: 5-6
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Okla.
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Edmond Santa Fe High School
Paralympic Experience
  • 2016: Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Gold)
  • 2012: Paralympic Games in London (Silver Medal)
World Championship Experience
  • 2018: World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships (Silver Medal)
  • 2014: World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships (Silver Medal)
  • 2010: WOVD Sitting Volleyball World Championships (Silver Medal)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019: World ParaVolley World Super 6 (Gold)
  • 2019: Parapan American Games (Gold)
  • 2019: USA Exhibitions vs Canada at Colorado Crossroads; USA Exhibitions vs Russia at USAV Nationals;
  • 2018: USA Exhibitions vs Canada at USAV Open Nationals
  • 2018: USA Exhibitions vs Russia and Canada at Colorado Crossroasd
  • 2017: ParaVolley Pan America Championships (Gold)
  • 2017: World ParaVolley World Super 6 (Silver)
  • 2016: World ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup (Gold); Exhibition tournament vs. Russia; Dutch Tournament (First)
  • 2015: Parapan American Games (Gold)
  • 2014: Denver Sitting Volleyball Challenge
  • 2013: Moscow Cup (Gold Medal)
  • 2012: Volleyball Masters (Gold Medal); Shanghai Exhibition Tournament, Netherlands Exhibition Tournament
  • 2011: Parapan American Zonal Championships (Gold Medal), ECVD Continental Cup (Gold Medal).
  • 2010: Parapan American Championship in Colorado (Gold Medal).
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  • Chosen Most Valuable Player and Best Setter at ParaVolley World Super 6 in which Team USA won gold with a 7-0 record completing an undefeated 25-0 season
  • Selected Best Setter at 2019 Parapan American Games
  • Named Best Setter at 2018 World ParaVolley World Championships
  • Member of the U.S. Women's Sitting Team named Team USA's 2016 "Best Paralympic Team"
  • Named the 2014 "Female Sitting Player of the Year" by USA Volleyball
  • World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Championship Best Setter (2014)
  • Named Best Setter at the 2011 Parapan American Zonal Championships where the team won gold
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  • Was born with a club foot; a tenotomy at 9 months old placed pins through the toe and heel bones, but left Kaleo with limited calf flexibility and muscle
  • Competed at the 2017 World ParaVolley World Super 6 while pregnant
  • Joined the U.S. Women's Sitting Team when she was 12
Personal: Kaleo Kanahele Maclay began training with the Paralympic Sitting Volleyball team in 2009 at 12 years old...Since then she has become a 2-time Paralympic medalist...Kaleo has been married to Matt Maclay since August 2016, and now has a son named Duke born in 2017...She currently owns two small businesses — Flower & Flour which is a brick and mortar coffee, bakery and flower shop located in downtown Oklahoma City and Cookies by Kaleo selling custom decorated cookies...Kanahele-Maclay started playing standing volleyball when she was 9 years old starting for a club called Oklahoma Peak Performance 12s team...Kaleo and the Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Team train with their site set on the next Paralympic Games.