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Sam Mikulak

Birthdate: 10/13/1992
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Ann Arbor, MI
Club: University of Michigan
Head Coach: Kurt Golder


Career Highlights

  • 2014 NCAA team, all-around & parallel bars champion (Michigan)
  • 2014 Nissen-Emery Award winner
  • 2014 AT&T American Cup champion
  • Placed 4th in the high bar final and 6th in the all-around at the 2013 World Championships
  • 2013 U.S. all-around, parallel bars and high bar champion
  • 2013 NCAA team, all-around, parallel bars & high bar champion and floor exercise bronze medalist (Michigan)
  • 2012 Olympic team member. Competed in vault finals
  • 2012 U.S. parallel bars silver medalist and all-around bronze medalist
  • 2012 NCAA high bar champion and all-around silver medalist
  • 2012 Winter Cup Challenge parallel bars silver medalist
  • 2011 NCAA all-around champion and floor exercise bronze medalist
  • 2011 Winter Cup Challenge vault silver medalist


Personal Information

Full First Name: Samuel
Hometown: Newport Coast, CA
Twitter: @SamuelMikulak
Facebook: Facebook.com/SamuelMikulak
Name of High School: Corona del Mar
Name of College: University of Michigan
Year you began gymnastics: 2
Favorite Event: pommel horse
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents were gymnasts so from the time I could walk, they were teaching me skills. I started my first class at SCATS at the age of 2.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: All of it!
What are your goals for gymnastics?: I want to compete in the Visa Championships this year. I want to be on the National Team and compete at the World Championships and the Olympic Games. I want to receive a collegiate scholarship.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Steve and Tina Mikulak
Names of sibling(s): I have a sister, Alex, who is 16 months younger than me.
Family members in sports: My parents both received full athletic scholarships to UC Berkeley. My father was the PAC-10 Athlete of the Year in 1987, NCAA All-American in the AA

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Comp. Literature
Hobbies or favorite activities: Computer
Favorite music: Rise Against
Favorite TV show(s): Family Guy
Favorite Food: Crab legs
Other sports involvement: Played Club soccer and baseball

National Competition Results

2014 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Ann Arbor, Mich. - 1st-Team, AA, PB; 4th-FX; 8th-VT
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-AA, PB, HB; 5th-FX, VT
2013 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, State College, Pa. - 1st-Team, AA, PB, HB; 3rd-FX; 4th-PH; 7th-VT(T)
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 5th-PH
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-PB; 3rd-AA; 4th-VT; 5th-PH, HB
2012 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 4th-PB; 6th-PH
2012 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Norman, Okla. - 1st-HB; 2nd-AA(T); 6th-Team; 8th-PB
2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-PB; 7th-SR(T), HB
2011 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-AA; 3rd-FX; 4th-PB; 5th-Team; 7th-VT
2011 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-VT
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-AA, PH, PB(T), HB; 2nd-FX, VT; 3rd-SR (Jr. 16-18)
2010 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Knoxville, Tenn. - 1st-AA, FX, VT; 2nd-HB; 3rd-PB; 6th-PH, SR (L10 16-18)
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-AA, FX, PH, SR, PB; 7th-VT (Jr., 14-15)
2009 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 2nd-AA, HB, PB, SR; 3rd-VT; 4th-PH
2008 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-VT; 2nd-HB; 3rd-SR; 4th-AA
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 2nd-AA, FX, HB; 3rd-SR, VT; 4th-PH(T); 6th-PB (Jr., 14-15)
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-VT; 2nd-AA, HB; 3rd-PB (Jr. Div.)
2007 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 1st-AA; 2nd-FX; 3rd-PH, SR; 5th-VT
2006 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-FX; 2nd-AA, PH; 4th-PB (T); 5th-VT(T)

International Competition Results

2014 AT&T American Cup, Greensboro, N.C. - 1st-AA
2013 World Championships, Antwerp, Belgium - 4th-HB; 6th-AA
2013 World Challenge Cup, Anadia, Portugal - 1st-HB; 3rd-FX; 4th-PB; 7th-VT(T)
2012 Olympic Games, London, England - 5th-Team, VT
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team; 2nd-AA, VT, HB; 3rd-PH, PB
2011 Puerto Rico Cup, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - 2nd-Team
2009 Junior Pan American Championships, Aracaju, Brazil - 2nd-Team, FX; 3rd-VT; 4th-AA, PB; 7th-HB

Videos of Sam Mikulak

2014 AT&T American Cup High Bar
2014 AT&T American Cup Floor Exercise
2014 AT&T American Cup Pommel Horse
2014 AT&T American Cup Still Rings
2014 AT&T American Cup Vault
2014 AT&T American Cup Parallel Bars
2013 Interview after World Champs Event Final
2013 World Championships AA Final Floor Exercise
2013 World Championships AA Final Pommel Horse
2013 World Championships AA Final Still Rings
2013 World Championships AA Final Vault
2013 World Championships AA Final Parallel Bars
2013 World Championships AA Final High Bar
2013 Interview after World Champs AA Final
2013 World Championships Qual Parallel Bars
2013 World Championships Qual High Bar
2013 World Championships Qual Floor Exercise
2013 World Championships Qual Pommel Horse
2013 World Championships Qual Still Rings
2013 World Championships Qual Vault
2013 Interview after World Champs Qual.
2013 Interview after P&G Championships Day 2
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 Parallel Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 High Bar
2013 Interview after P&G Championships Day 1
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 High Bar
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Parallel Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Still Rings
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Pommel Horse
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 High Bar
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Parallel Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Still Rings
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Pommel Horse
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Still Rings
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Parallel Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 High Bar
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships PH final
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships VT1 final
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships VT2 final
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships PB final
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships HB final
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships PH
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships SR
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships VT #1
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships VT #2
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships PB
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships HB
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships FX
2012 Winter Cup Finals Vault
2012 Winter Cup Finals Pommel Horse
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Pommel Horse
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Still Rings
2012 Winter Cup Prelims Parallel Bars
2012 Winter Cup Prelims High Bar
2010 J.O. Championships Vault
2010 Winter Cup Prelims Parallel Bars
2010 Winter Cup Prelims Floor Exercise

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