Marline Stephens

1997 Junior National Champion

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Residence: Houston, Texas
Date/Place of Birth: August 2, 1982/Houston, Texas
Club: Brown's Gymnastics
Coach: Debbie Kaitschuck
School: Westfield High School
Year in School: 12th (Fall '99)
Began Gymnastics: 1988
Years on National Team: 4 (1996-2000)
Favorite Event: Vault


Attending University of Georgia in the fall of 2000 on a gymnastics scholarship...daughter of Marcellicious (computer analyst) and Melba (nurse)...younger sister, Melanie (11/3/84) is a cheerleader and runs track and field...favorite books are "A Time to Kill" by John Grisham and "Roots" by Alex Haley...listens to rap (Eve, Ruff Riders, Juvenile), country (Dixie Chicks, Alan Jackson), alternative (Bush, Sublime, Blink 182) and R&B music (Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige)...favorite movies are "The Negotiator", "Double Jeopardy", "Life" and "Face Off"...likes to watch "Seinfeld", "Dawson's Creek", "Friends", "Martin" and "ER"...enjoys talking on the phone and shopping...interested in a career in the medical field.

International Competition

National Competition

updated: 5 Nov 1999