University of Iowa Athletics

Kaia Vanney

Class Jr.
Hometown Redondo Beach, Calif.
High School Redondo Union
Kaia Vanney - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Competed in seven meets on bars
  • Made her Hawkeyes debut against Southern Utah (1/26) scoring 9.725 on bars
  • Scored a season-high, 9.775 at Rutgers (2/9)
  • Academic all-Big Ten, one of two Iowa student-athletes to do this with a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA
  • President’s List in the fall and spring semesters
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Letterwinner


  • Did not compete.
  • WCGA Scholastic All-American
  • Earned Fall and Spring Dean’s List, having a perfect 4.0 GPA.
  • Letterwinner

High School

  • Did not compete due to COVID-19


  • Born on April 5, 2004
  • Daughter of Amy and Greg Vanney
  • Has three siblings, Dylan, Mason, and Christian Vanney
  • Father played soccer at UCLA and went on to play professionally and mother played softball at Arizona State University.
  • Majoring in health studies

Career Bests

Event Score Opponent Date
Bars 9.775 at Rutgers 2/9/24