Home page GENERAL GAMES TEAM USA HISTORY USOC
BY THE NUMBERS
DELEGATION
ATHLETE ROSTER
Biathlon
Bobsled
Curling
Figure Skating
Ice Hockey
Luge
Skeleton
Skiing
Snowboarding
Speedskating
Download Media Guide
Credits
ALLISON POTTINGER
Position: Alternate
Height: 5-1
Weight: 120
DOB: 7/5/73
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.
Current Residence: Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School: Richelieu Valley Regional High School (Otterburn Park, Quebec) '90
College: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh '94, Political Science/History
ROAD TO SOCHI
In 2013, Pottinger aided the U.S. to a third-place finish at the national championships, the continental cup title and a fifth-place world championships finish. The 10-time national champion finished 10th at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and will make her second Olympic appearance in Sochi.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 10th
  • 2013 World Championships, 5th
  • 2013 continental cup champion
  • 2013 National Championships, 3rd
  • 2009 World Championships, 6th
  • 2008 World Championships, 7th
  • 2007 World Championships, 4th
  • Four-time world championships medalist, gold (2003), silver (1996, 1999, 2006)
  • 10-time national champion (1995-96, 2002-03, 2006-09, 2012)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Bob and Margaret Darragh…Has one brother, Graeme, and one sister, Kathleen…Married Doug Pottinger on Nov. 9, 1999…Has a 7-year-old daughter, Lauren, and a 5-year-old daughter, Kelsey…Husband is a 2004 national champion in curling and competed at the 2010 U.S. Olympic Team Trials…Earned a master's degree in marketing from Milwaukee University in 1999…Hobbies include running, waterskiing and reading.
CONNECT
Twitter
2014 U.S. Olympic Team Media Guide