Ilse Steigenga

Ilse Steigenga is a top Dutch long jumper who placed 4th at the Dutch national championships in 2019. She graduated from high school in the spring of 2019 and is interested in joining an ambitious track & field team starting in the Fall of 2020.


While she started track & field as an heptathlete, Ilse quickly became one of the strongest girls in the country for long jump and short sprints.

Ilse started her track career when she was 11 years old. Over the last 5 years, she has made a lot of progression with her current coach. She has broken her personal bests every year for the last 5 years and has consistently been ranked amongst the top juniors in the country. In February 2020, Ilse won the Dutch national indoor championships U20 with a LJ PB of 6.02 meters, one of her biggest improvements yet.

Ilse's current PB's include:

Long Jump - 6.02
60m - 7.84
100m - 12.67
100mh - 14.88

Ilse is determined to further improve in college and wants to be part of a team where hard work and making each other better are daily expectations.
After graduating from high school in the spring of 2019, Ilse decided to fully focus on her track career for a year before continuing her studies at a college.
She would like to use her college period to optimally prepare for international standards.

Ilse is interested in studying something related to social sciences, criminology, geography, design or fashion.

For more information about her academics, please visit the details section.


Check out some of Ilse's highlights and further details for a quick overall impression

Sport: Track & Field
Country: Netherlands
Available: Fall 2020
GPA: 3.1
SAT: 1060


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