McKenna Carnesi
Birthdate: 6/5/2005
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Other
Current Residence: Highlands Ranch, CO
Club: Colorado Gymnastics Institute
Head Coach: Vinicio Leira
Other Coaches: Sonia Leira, Lindy Franzini, Kristin Teubner, Maggie Laughlin
About McKenna Carnesi
Nickname: Kenna
Birthplace: Denver, CO
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, CO
Personal Website:

Year in School: Freshman
Name of High School: Highlands Ranch High School
High School Graduation Year: 2023
College Graduation Year: 2027
Degree/Major: Would like to go into Nursing
Year you began gymnastics: 2006
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mom's best friend did a mom-and-me class with me because she was a coach and I really loved it and was daring and not afraid to try anything the coaches asked me to!
Favorite thing about gymnastics: My teammates, getting to learn new skills, competing and reaching my goals
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Qualify for JO Nationals & compete for a D1 school in gymnastics
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Debbie & Tony Carnesi
Names of sibling(s): Keegan
Family members in sports: My brother plays hockey for the Littleton Hawks. My mom was a gymnast and competed for the University of Denver.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: English and History
Hobbies or favorite activities: Hiking, swimming and drawing/coloring
Favorite music: County, Dan & Shay
Favorite book(s): The Fault in Our Stars
Favorite movie(s): Five Feet Apart
Favorite TV show(s): The Fosters
Favorite Food: Sandwiches
National Competition Results
  • 2020 Nastia Liukin Cup, Milwaukee, Wis. - (Jr. Div.)
  • 2020 Nastia Luikin Cup, Milwaukee, Wis - 9th-Floor; 11th AA
  • 2020 Denver Winterfest Classic - 1st-Vault; 4th-Bars; 5th-Beam; 3rd-Floor; 1st-AA
  • 2020 Pikes Peak Cup - 2nd-Floor; 7th-Bars; 4th-Beam; 2nd-Vault; 2nd-AA
  • 2019 Colorado Level 10 State Championships - 3rd-Vault; 3rd-Bars; 2nd-Beam; 4th-AA
  • 2018 Western Level 9 Championships - 2nd-Vault; 8th-Bars; 7th-AA
  • 2018 Region 3 Level 9 Championships - 1st-Vault; 7th-Bars; 3rd-AA
  • 2018 Colorado Level 9 State Championships - 1st-Vault; 7th-Bars; 6th-Beam; 2nd-Floor; 2nd-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