Several female swimmers dive into the pool to start a backstroke raceSwimming Canada/Scott Grant
Swimming Canada/Scott Grant

Maddy Gatrall


  • Competes collegiately for the University of Akron
  • As a junior in 2023, placed first in the 100m backstroke at the Mid-American Conference Championships 
  • Qualified for the 2023 NCAA Championships in the 100m and 200m backstroke, setting the Mid-American Conference record in the former
  • Finished fourth in the 100m backstroke at the 2023 Canadian Swimming Trials 

A Little More About Maddy

Getting into the Sport: Started swimming competitively at age 9… Outside Interests: Majoring in speech language pathology at the University of Akron… Odds and Ends: Role model is Canadian Olympian Kylie Masse who used to swim for the same club…