Alexa Al-Hameed
Birthdate: 3/15/2000
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Other
Current Residence: Ames, IA
Club: Triad Gymnastics
Head Coach: Dan Miller
Other Coaches: Rachel Thompson, Jason Wymer
About Alexa Al-Hameed
Nickname: Lex
Birthplace: Ames, IA
Hometown: Ames, IA
Year in School: Senior
Name of High School: Gilbert High School
High School Graduation Year: 2018
College Graduation Year: 2022
Year you began gymnastics: 2003
Favorite Event: Bars
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents put me in a tumble-bugs class because I needed somewhere to let my energy out, and my mom knew I definitely wasn't a dancer!
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Spending time with my teammates, learning new skills, and competing
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Make the 2018 JO National Team and win a national championship in college
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Shannon Taylor, Zakee Al-Hameed & Melanie Catlett
Names of sibling(s): Aliyah and Laila
Family members in sports: Aliyah - basketball
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Hanging out with friends, baking, watching YouTube and Netflix
Favorite music: Khalid, MAX
Favorite book(s): Off Balance by Dominique Moceanu
Favorite TV show(s): Gilmore Girls and This Is Us
Favorite Food: Grilled chicken and ice cream
Charity Involvement: Food at First, Youth and Shelter Services Mentoring
National Competition Results
  • 2018 Women's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 5th-BB (Sr. E)
  • 2015 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Des Moines, Iowa - 4th-UB(T); 8th-BB(T) (Jr. C)
  • 2015 Nastia Liukin Cup, Arlington, Texas - 1st-UB; 3rd-AA; 6th-VT, BB(T) (Jr. Div.)
  • 2014 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Jackson, Miss. - 1st-VT(T); 3rd-UB; 10th-AA(T) (Jr. A)
  • 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup, Greensboro, N.C. - 7th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2013 Level 9 Region 4 Championships - 1st-Vault, 1st-Bars, 1st-Beam, 1st-AA
International Competition Results
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline