Katie is a versatile swimmer. She could win in the IM's and in middle-distance freestyle events at the Beijing Olympics.
- CLUB: North Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBACMD)
- DOB: Jun 3, 1989
- HEIGHT: 5' 9" (175.3 cm)
- HOMETOWN: Towson, Md.
- BIRTHPLACE: Stanford, Calif.
- COACHED BY: Paul Yetter
- High School: Homeschool '07
- Future Professional Aspirations: Journalism
- Parents: John and Jeanne; father is in seminar sales, and mother is a homemaker/part-time health care worker; Jeanne (Ruark) Hoff was a basketball standout at Stanford from 1980-83; she still holds the record for average points per game (17.6) and is third all-time leading point scorer in school history (2038); she was the first Stanford player to score 2000 career points
- Sibling(s): Younger brother (Christian)
- Hobbies Outside the Pool: Writing, hip hop dancing
- Ultimate Way to Relax: Sleeping, watching television
- Most Influential Person: Summer Sanders
- Sponsor(s): Speedo, Playtex Sport, Omega, VISA, United Airlines, Rosetta Stone
- Training Stats: Swims 8-15,000 meters/yards per day, 2-5 hours a day, 7 days a week
- In the fall of 2005 at age 16, signed with Octagon, the same agency that represents former North Baltimore Aquatic Club teammate Michael Phelps
- in January 2006, she signed a record 10-year deal with Speedo which, at the time, was the longest athlete contract in the brand’s history
- In April 2006, Teen People named her one of their “Twenty Teens Who Will Change The World”
- U.S. city: Los Angeles
- band: Fallout Boy
- celebrity: Jennifer Aniston
- summer activity: laying out at the pool
- tv: The O.C., The Office