David Sender
Birthdate: 8/27/1985
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Champaign, IL
Club:
Head Coach: Justin Spring
Career Highlights
  • 2012 Winter Cup vault silver medalist and still rings bronze medalist
  • 2009 U.S. still rings and vault silver medalist
  • 2009 Winter Cup still rings and vault gold medalist
  • 2009 American Cup all-around silver medalist
  • 2008 U.S. all-around & vault champion and floor exercise & high bar bronze medalist
  • 2008 NCAA team, still rings and vault silver medalist
  • 2008 Winter Cup floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2007 U.S. still rings bronze medalist
  • 2007 NCAA vault champion and team bronze medalist
  • 2007 Winter Cup vault champion and all-around silver medalist
  • Member of the 2006 World Championships Team
  • 2006 U.S. vault championa and floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2005 U.S. all-around, floor exercise and vault silver medalist
  • 2005 Winter Cup vault champion
  • 2004 U.S. vault champion
  • 2004 Winter Cup vault bronze medalist
  • Member of the 2003 Pan American Games Team that won a bronze medal
About David Sender
Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL
Year in School: Graduate School
Name of High School: Buffalo Grove Gymnastics Cente
High School Graduation Year: 2004
Name of College: Stanford University
College Graduation Year: 2009
Degree/Major: Biological Sciences
Year you began gymnastics: 1989
Favorite Event: Floor Exercise
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I love how gymnastics constantly challenges you to push your limits both physically and mentally.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Ira & Bonnie
Names of sibling(s): Sister Erica, brothers Marc & Josh
Interests Outside the Gym
Hobbies or favorite activities: Playing guitar, watching movies, playing with my dog
Charity Involvement: Volunteer at Univeristy of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic and the Champaign County Humnae Society
National Competition Results
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 2nd-VT
  • 2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 5th-PH; 8th-SR
  • 2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-VT(T); 3rd-SR; 6th-AA, HB; 8th-PB(T)
  • 2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-SR, VT; 10th-AA
  • 2009 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-SR, VT
  • 2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 1st-AA, VT; 3rd-FX, HB; 5th-SR; 8th-PB
  • 2008 NCAA Men's Championships, Stanford, Calif. - 2nd-Team, SR, VT
  • 2008 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-FX; 6th-AA
  • 2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 3rd-SR; 4th-VT(T); 5th-AA, PB
  • 2007 NCAA Championships, State College, Pa. - 1st-VT(T); 3rd-Team; 4th-AA(T), SR(T)
  • 2007 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-VT; 2nd-AA; 6th-SR(T)
  • 2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 1st-VT; 2nd-FX(T); 4th-AA(T)
  • 2006 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-AA(T)
  • 2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 2nd-AA, FX, VT
  • 2005 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-VT
  • 2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn. - 1st-VT
  • 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Anaheim, Calif. -
  • 2004 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, San Diego, Calif. - 1st-AA, SR, VT; 2nd-PB
  • 2004 Winter Cup, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-VT
  • 2003 National Championships, Milwaukee, Wis. - 3rd-AA; 4th-VT (Jr. Div.)
  • 2003 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Savannah, Ga. - 1st-FX, SR; 3rd-VT
  • 2003 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio - 1st-VT; 3rd-FX; 7th-AA
  • 2002 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, San Diego, Calif. - 1st-FX
  • 2002 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 2001 National Championships, Philadelphia, Pa. - 3rd-SR(T), VT(T); 7th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2001 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. -
  • 1999 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Houston, Texas -
International Competition Results
  • 2012 World Cup, Osijek, Croatia - 5th-VT(T)
  • 2009 Maccabiah Games, Ramat Gan, Israel - 1st-SR, VT, HB; 2nd-AA, PH
  • 2009 Tyson American Cup, Hoffman Estates, Ill. - 2nd-AA
  • 2008 World Cup, Doha, Qatar - 4th-VT
  • 2007 Good Luck Beijing International Tournament, Beijing, China - 4th-VT; 8th-Team, FX
  • 2006 World Championships, Aarhus, Denmark - Team
  • 2006 France/Switzerland/USA Meet, Paris, France - 1st-Team
  • 2006 Tyson American Cup, Philadelphia, Pa. -
  • 2006 Pacific Alliance Championships, Honolulu, Hawaii - 3rd-VT; 4th-Team; 6th-FX, PB
  • 2005 American Cup, Long Island, N.Y. - 5th-SR
  • 2003 Junior International Invitational, Yokohama, Japan - 1st-SR, VT; 3rd-AA, PH
  • 2003 Pan American Games, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - 3rd-Team
Videos of David Sender
LEGEND
  • 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