Chris Young

1999 World Championships Team Member
1999 Pan American Team

Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Birth Date/Place: February 1, 1973/Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Club: Team Texaco - U.S. Olympic Training Center
Coaches: Ron Brant, Vitaly Marinitch
Former School: University of Minnesota
Favorite Event: High Bar
Hobbies: Golf, basketball, music
Began Gymnastics: 1983
Years on Sr. National Team: 2 (1998-99, 1999-00)


Young has six siblings and is a multi-talented athlete. In addition to winning the Junior National Gymnastics All-Around Championships, he also played varsity football and competed in track and field in high school. He won the All-City County in long jump and high jump. He credits his first coach, Bob Kohut, with shaping his gymnastics career. He plans on owning his own gym.

International Competition

National Competition

updated: 15-August-00