Kaitlin Sather Nielsen is a professional beach volleyball player who competes domestically and internationally. Currently a member of the Elite USA Beach National Team and the assistant coach for the UCLA Women's Sand Volleyball Team. Kaitlin attended UCLA, where she was an outside hitter on the indoor volleyball team. She became the 12th player in school history to record 1,000 kills and digs and left UCLA 11th in all-time kills. She also competed in the high jump on the track and field team. Kaitlin is married to former Cal State Northridge team member and current beach volleyball player, Nils Nielsen.