A for Athlete


  • Swimmer at Atlantis Aquatic Club (ATAC-PA)
  • in 2008 = 18 DOB: Apr 12, 1990
  • 5' 9" (175.3 cm)
  • Hometown = Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.
  • former resident of Hazleton, Pa.
  • Coach = Matt Beckwith
  • Wikipedia:Kristen Shickora
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:[]

Finished fifth in the 100m back at the 2007 Conoco Phillips National Championships ... won gold in the 100m back at the 2005 Speedo Junior Nationals

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States Nationals[]

2007: 5th, 100 BK

Intl. Results:[]

2007 Jpn Invite: 15th, 100m BK; 19th, 200m BK


National Teams: 2006 National Junior Team


High School: Marian Catholic High School '08

College: Georgia, '12, College Major: Physical Therapy

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams[]

Physical Therapist

Family, Village, Community[]

Parents: Bruce and Terri Shickora … father is a salesman, and mother is a physical therapist … Bruce played football in college at Delaware Valley College

Sibling(s): Older brother (Bruce) attends Saint Francis University and plays football … older sister (Ashley) attends Penn State

Sports Played Before Swimming: Soccer, volleyball, cheerleading, track

Nickname(s): Shick

Hobbies Outside the Pool: Shopping and eating

Ultimate Way to Relax: Sleeping

Most Influential Person: Grandparents … "They're always there for me and are the nicest and happiest people I've ever met"

Training Notes[]


Swims 10,000 yards per day, 2 hours a day, 6 days a week More: Qualified for Olympic Trials at age 13 Favorites: Movie: Varsity Blues ... TV show: House

Top Times[]

Event Best Year 50m FR 26.78 Jul 07 100m BK 1:01.79 Jul 07 200m BK 2:17.18 Apr 08


Swimvitational - 6 Final, 100m BK 08 OSU GP - 9 Final, 100m BK; 10 Final, 200m BK; 10 Final, 400m FR-R; 7 Final, 400m MED-R


SCY NATS - t7 Final, 100y BK; t10 Final, 200y BK; 10 Final, 400y MED-R SUM NATS - 5 Final, 100m BK SCSC GP - 14 Final, 100m BK


US OPEN - 4 Final, 100m BK; 18 Final, 200m BK JR NATS - 4 Final, 200m BK SUM NATS - 19 Final, 200m BK


US OPEN - 24 Final, 50m FR; 3 Final, 100m BK JR NATS - 22 Final, 50m FR; 1 Final, 100m BK; 17 Final, 200m BK SUM NATS - 8 Final, 100m BK