Jaycie Phelps


1996 Olympic Gold Medalist
1996 Individual Event World Championships Finalist
1995 World Championships Bronze Medalist
1994 Team World Championships Silver Medalist

Hometown: Greenfield, Ind.
Residence: Tempe, Ariz.
Date/Place of Birth: September 26, 1979/Indpls., Ind.
Club: Desert Devils Gymnastics at Sports Tech Int'l, Mesa, Ariz.
Coach: Geoff Eaton
Began Gymnastics: 1983
Years on National Team: 3 (1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97)
Favorite Apparatus/Event: Balance beam, uneven bars
Hobbies: Shopping, spending time with family and dog, Céde



2000 Goals: Phelps decided to comeback to gymnastics in October of 1999 in hopes of helping the U.S. team win a medal in Sydney. She trains and attends school in Tempe, Ariz. Phelps participated in the U.S. Classic this July, her first competition since 1996.

Honors and Awards:
Wheaties box appearance
Feature of top selling book, The Magnificent Seven
Sports person of the Year (1996)
Sagamore of the Wabash (highest award bestowed upon Indiana resident)
Ohio Governor's Award
Proclamation of "Jaycie Phelps Day" (Colerain Township, August 30, 1996)
Street renaming to "Jaycie Phelps Drive" (Cincinnati Northwest H.S.)


International Competition

National Competition

updated: 13-August-00