Program: Women's Artistic
Current Residence: Richlandtown, PA
Club: Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
Head Coach: Bill and Donna Strauss
Other Coaches: Robin Netwall, Joe Stallone
Trani's father, Glenn, owns a construction company and her mother, Paula, coaches gymnastics. Trani has a younger sister, Melissa. Trani will graduate from high school in 2008, and will compete at the University of Georgia.
Hometown: Richlandtown, PA
Name of High School: Bridgeway Academy (homeschoole
Year you began gymnastics: 1992
Favorite Event: Vault
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I had a lot of energy as a toddler, so my parents thought gymnastics would be a good way to use that energy.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: My favorite things about gymnastics are learning new skills and performing in front of a crowd.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Glenn and Paula
Names of sibling(s): I have a sister, Melissa Trani (12/18/95), who enjoys gymnastics, softball, and playing the flute.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Literature
Favorite music: All types of music
Favorite book(s): Mystery books
Favorite TV show(s): That 70s Show
Favorite Food: crab legs
National Competition Results
2008 Visa Championships, Boston, Mass. - 9th-BB
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 7th-FX; 11th-AA; 13th-UB; 16th-BB
2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 8th-AA, FX; 10th-UB
2006 U.S. Classic, Kansas City, Kan. - 5th-VT(T); 7th-AA; 8th-UB, FX
2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 2nd-VT; 9th-FX; 13th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2005 U.S. Classic, Virginia Beach, Va. -
International Competition Results
2007 Pan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 1st-Team; 2nd-VT
2007 Houston International Invitational, Houston, Texas - 1st-VT; 3rd-BB
2007 Gymnix International Tournament, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 2nd-Team; 4th-AA; 5th-BB, FX; 6th-UB
Videos of Amber Trani
2008 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault