|Full name||Colleen Rosensteel|
March 13, 1967 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||229 lb (104 kg)|
|Club||starting club and present club membership, Chikarakogeki. Also has trained at Cohen's judo club|
Rosensteel was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she was a member of the Florida Gators track and field team. She graduated with a bachelor's degree and master's degree in exercise and sport sciences in 1990 and 1994, respectively, and was later inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great."
Rosensteel competed for the United States judo team in three consecutive Summer Olympics: the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain; the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia; and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Her best Olympic finish was a ninth-place tie in 2000.
Rosensteel won a bronze medal in the women's heavyweight (+78 kg) division at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina. She won a silver medal in the women's heavyweight division at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.