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John Orozco

Birthdate: 12/30/1992
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Colorado Spgs, CO
Club: U.S.O.T.C. Gymnastics
Head Coach: Vitaly Marinitch
Other Coaches: Andriy Stepanchenko


Career Highlights

  • 2014 Pacific Rim team, all-around, parallel bars & high bar champion, and floor exercise & still rings silver medalist
  • 2013 World parallel bars bronze medalist
  • 2013 U.S. parallel bars and high bar silver medalist
  • Member of the 2012 Olympic Team
  • 2012 U.S. all-around champion, high bar silver medalist, and pommel horse, still rings & parallel bars bronze medalist
  • 2012 Winter Cup all-around, parallel bars and high bar champion, and pommel horse silver medalist
  • Member of the 2011 World Championships team that won the bronze medal
  • 2011 U.S. all-around, pommel horse and high bar bronze medalist


Personal Information

Hometown: Bronx, NY
Twitter: @JohnOrozco
Facebook: Facebook.com/JohnOrozcoUSA
Instagram: Instagram.com/JohnOrozcoPix

Year in School: College Sophomore
Name of High School: GILPP
High School Graduation Year: 2010
Name of College: Devry University
College Graduation Year: 2015
Degree/Major: Business Management
Year you began gymnastics: 1999
Favorite Event: high bar, parallel bars
How did you get involved in gymnastics: After taking tae kwon do lessons for a few years, my father realized my potential and introduce me to the sport of gymnastics.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Competing with international gymnast and making life long friends.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goal in gymnastics is to win an Olympic Gold Medal for my country
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: My parents - William & Damaris Orozco
Names of sibling(s): Brothers- Erik, Manny, and Jason
Family members in sports: Erik teachers recreational gymnastics and Manny is an instructor in tae kwon do

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Law & Public Policy
Hobbies or favorite activities: Singing, Acting, listening to music.
Favorite music: Pop, Soul, R&B, Alternative
Favorite book(s): Hunger Games series and Perks of being a Wallflower
Favorite movie(s): Skyfall, Austinland, Pan's Labyrinth, Pitch Perfect, and Perks of being a wallflower
Favorite TV show(s): The Voice, Archer, Modern Family, Law & Order,
Favorite Food: Skirt Steak, beef brisket, coconut shrimp, and pizza.

National Competition Results

2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-HB; 6th-AA, VT; 8th-SR
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-PB, HB; 4th-AA; 8th-SR
2013 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-SR(T); 5th-HB(T); 6th-PH
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 2nd-AA, HB; 3rd-PH, SR, PB; 4th-FX; 6th-VT(T)
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-AA; 2nd-HB; 3rd-PH, SR, PB(T); 6th-FX(T); 8th-VT
2012 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-AA, PH(T), PB, HB(T); 3rd-FX(T), SR; 4th-VT
2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA, PB, HB(T); 2nd-PH; 4th-FX; 7th-SR(T)
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 3rd-AA, PH, HB(T); 4th-SR; 2nd-PB
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. -
2010 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-PB; 8th-AA
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 1st-AA, FX, PH, SR, PB, HB; 5th-VT (Jr., 14-15)
2009 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1st-AA, FX, PB, SR, VT(T); 2nd-PH
2008 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-FX; 2nd-AA; 4th-PB, SR; 5th-HB, VT
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 1st-AA, VT(T), PB, HB; 2nd-SR; 3rd-PH; 5th-FX (Jr., 14-15)
2008 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-AA, SR, PB, HB; 2nd-FX; 3rd-VT (Jr. Div.)
2007 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 1st-PB; 2nd-AA, SR, VT
2006 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 2nd-PB; 3rd-AA; 4th-V; 5th-HB; 6th-SR
2005 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Houston, Texas - 13th-AA

International Competition Results

2014 Pacific Rim Championships, Richmond, Canada - 1st-Team, AA, PB, HB; 2nd-FX, SR; 5th-PH(T)
2014 AT&T American Cup, Greensboro, N.C. - 5th-AA
2013 Glasgow World Cup, Glasgow, Scotland - 4th-AA
2013 DTB World Cup, Stuttgart, Germany - 5th-AA
2013 World Championships, Antwerp, Belgium - 3rd-PB
2012 Olympic Games, London, England - 5th-Team; 8th-AA
2012 Cottbus World Cup, Cottbus, Germany - 3rd-HB; 8th-SR
2012 AT&T American Cup, New York, N.Y. - 5th-AA
2011 World Championships, Tokyo, Japan - 3rd-Team; 8th-HB
2011 Japan Cup - 2nd-Team
2010 Pacific Rim Championships, Melbourne, Australia - 1st-Team, AA, HB; 2nd-PH, SR, PB; 6th-VT; 7th-FX (Jr. Div.)
2009 International Junior Gymnastics Competition, Yokohama, Japan - 2nd-SR; 3rd-AA; 4th-PB; 6th-PH, VT; 7th-FX (Jr. Div.)
2008 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-Team; 5th-FX (Jr. Div.)
2007 Junior Pan American Championships, Guatemala City, Guatemala - 1st-Team, Team Alt.

Videos of John Orozco

2014 Interview after Pac Rim Champs Event Finals
2014 Pac Rim Championships High Bar Final
2014 Pac Rim Championships Parallel Bars Final
2014 Pac Rim Championships Still Rings Final
2014 Pac Rim Championships Pommel Horse Final
2014 Pac Rim Championships Floor Exercise Final
Interview after 2014 Pac Rim Champs Team Final
2014 Pac Rim Championships Team Final High Bar
2014 Pac Rim Championships Team Final Floor
2014 Pac Rim Championships Team Final Pommel Horse
2014 Pac Rim Championships Team Final Rings
2014 Pac Rim Championships Team Final Vault
2014 Pac Rim Championships Team Final P-Bars
2014 AT&T American Cup Parallel Bars
2014 AT&T American Cup Vault
2014 AT&T American Cup Still Rings
2014 AT&T American Cup Pommel Horse
2014 AT&T American Cup High Bar
2014 AT&T American Cup Floor Exercise
2014 Winter Cup Finals Floor Exercise
2014 Winter Cup Finals Pommel Horse
2014 Winter Cup Finals Vault
2014 Winter Cup Finals Parallel Bars
2014 Winter Cup Finals High Bar
2014 Winter Cup Finals Still Rings
2014 Winter Cup Prelims High Bar
2014 Winter Cup Prelims Pommel Horse
2014 Winter Cup Prelims Still Rings
2014 Winter Cup Prelims Vault
2014 Winter Cup Prelims Parallel Bars
2014 Winter Cup Prelims Floor Exercise
2013 Interview after World Champs Event Final
2013 World Championships Parallel Bars Final
2013 World Championships Qual Pommel Horse
2013 World Championships Qual High Bar
2013 Interview after World Champs Qual.
2013 World Championships Qual Parallel Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Pommel Horse
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Still Rings
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 High Bar
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Parallel Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Pommel Horse
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Still Rings
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Parallel Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 High Bar
2013 National Qualifier High Bar
2013 National Qualifier Parallel Bars
2013 National Qualifier Still Rings
2013 National Qualifier Pommel Horse
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Still Rings
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Parallel Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 High Bar
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Still Rings
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Pommel Horse
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Parallel Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 High Bar
2012 AT&T American Cup Floor Exercise
2012 AT&T American Cup Pommel Horse
2012 AT&T American Cup Still Rings
2012 AT&T American Cup Vignette
2012 AT&T American Cup Vault
2012 AT&T American Cup Parallel Bars
2012 AT&T American Cup High Bar
2012 Interview after Winter Cup finals
2012 Winter Cup Finals Floor Exercise
2012 Winter Cup Finals Still Rings
2012 Winter Cup Finals High Bar
2012 Winter Cup Finals Pommel Horse
2012 Interview after Winter Cup prelims
2012 Winter Cup Prelims High Bar
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Floor Exercise
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Still Rings
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Pommel Horse
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Vault
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Parallel Bars
2011 Interview after Worlds prelims
2011 Interview after Worlds podium training
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Pommel Horse
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Parallel Bars
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 High Bar
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Still Rings
2011 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2010 Winter Cup Finals Still Rings
2010 Winter Cup Finals Parallel Bars
2010 Winter Cup Prelims Pommel Horse
2010 Winter Cup Prelims Floor Exercise
2010 Winter Cup Prelims Parallel Bars
2010 Winter Cup Prelims Still Rings
2009 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2009 Visa Championships Day 2 High Bar
2009 Visa Championships Day 2 Parallel Bars

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