Kollin VonAhn

Events: Team Roping (Heading)

Born: 6/23/1983 Sac City, Iowa

Joined PRCA: 2006

PRCA Career Earnings: $707,656.00

World Titles Won: 1 (2009)

WNFR Qualifications: 4 (2009-10, 2013-14)

Current Residence: Durant, Okla.

 

2014 world standings place: 15th
2014 WNFR average place: 13th
2014 WNFR earnings: $19,002

2014 earnings: $89,065

Wrangler NFR average titles: 2 (2009, 2013)

Tour Finale qualifications: 3

   Championship: 2009, 2013-14

RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2008)

Education: Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant)


Professional
2015 Highlights - with Luke Brown
• Won the Nacogdoches (Texas) Pro Rodeo & Steer Show
Career Highlights
• 2014: (Partner Luke Brown) Won Round 4 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in a time of 3.6 seconds. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Spanish Fork, Utah) and the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo. Co-champion at the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.)
• 2013: (Partner Luke Brown) Placed in six rounds of the Wrangler NFR en route to winning the average title for the second time in his career and finishing second in the world standings with $166,291. Won the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo; the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo; the Nacogdoches (Texas) Pro Rodeo & Steer Show; the Santa Rosa Roundup (Vernon, Texas) and the MH Henry Pro Rodeo (Bowie, Texas), Sept. 15. Co-champion at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.)

• 2012: (Partner Nick Sartain)  Missed the final qualifying spot in the Wrangler NFR Rodeo to Dakota Kirchenschlager by $3. Won the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo and the Ken Lance Memorial (Ada, Okla.). Finished 16th in the world standings with $60,551

• 2011: (Partner Nick Sartain) Won the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo; the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.); the Chisholm Trail Stampede PRCA Rodeo (Duncan, Okla.) and the Heart of the North Rodeo (Spooner, Wis.). Finished 21st in the world standings with $47,402
• 2010: (Partner Nick Sartain) Placed in two rounds of the Wrangler NFR; finished 13th in the world standings with $91,389. Won the Lea County Fair & Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.); the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo; the Flint Hills Rodeo (Strong City, Kan.); the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo; the Gladewater (Texas) Round-Up Rodeo and the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.)
• 2009: (Partner Nick Sartain) Shared first place in Round 4 of the Wrangler NFR and placed in six other rounds en route to winning the average title with a time of 59.2 seconds (just one-tenth of a second off the NFR record) and the world championship with earnings of $185,522. Won the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.) and the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.); co-champion at the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.)

• 2008: (Partner Mike Bacon) Won the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.) and the Lone Star Stampede (Conroe, Texas). Finished 55th in the world standings with earnings of $17,675

• 2007: (Partner Cody McMinn) Won the Buffalo (Minn.) Championship Rodeo; co-champion at the Mesquite (Texas) Championship Rodeo. Finished 45th in the world standings with $21,736


Amateur

College National Finals Rodeo team roping champion, 2005, with Ryan Carter


Personal
5-11, 165 ... Wife, Angie Meadors (married October 2013), is a top WPRA barrel racer ... Father, Gene, is a banker; mother, Jan, is an interior decorator. Ryan, the youngest of three brothers, won the College National Finals Rodeo team roping title in 2009 … Competition horse is Frank, whom he bought from Wrangler NFR qualifier Shannon Frascht …VonAhn’s father and uncles buy, train and trade horses; Kollin has sold horses to Randon Adams and Kory Koontz  ... Graduated from Sac City (Iowa) High in a class of 40 ... Rodeo role models are Speed Williams and Clay O'Brien Cooper