Katie Teft

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Residence: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Date/Place of Birth: Sept. 2, 1981/Grand Rapids, Mich.
Club: Twistars USA
Coach: John & Kathryn Geddert
School: Forest Hills Central High School
Year in School: 11th (Fall '97)
Years on National Team: 4 (1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97)
Began Gymnastics: 1986
Favorite Apparatus/Event: Uneven bars
Hobbies: Shopping, fishing, playing video games

Katie competed in the 1995 Atlanta Gymnastics Invitational, the pre-Olympic event at the Georgia Dome, and finished 13th all-around. She won the bronze medal in the all-around at the 1995 Visa Challenge, a triangular competition between the U.S., Belarus and China. At the 1994 Joaquim Blume Memorial, Teft placed third among several World Championships competitors from other countries. Her sister Jenny was also a competitive gymnast, and her brother Tim competes in wrestling and baseball.

International Competition

National Competition

updated: 03 Dec 1996