MyKayla Skinner

Birthdate: 12/9/1996
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Gilbert, AZ
Club: Desert Lights Gymnastics
Head Coach: Lisa Spini
Other Coaches: Bruce McGehee


Back to Web Version

Career Highlights

  • 2017 NCAA floor exercise champion and all-around silver medalist (Utah)
  • Alternate for the 2016 Olympic Team
  • 2016 U.S. vault silver medalist and floor exercise bronze medalist
  • 2016 Glasgow World Cup all-around champion
  • Alternate for the 2015 World Championships team
  • 2015 U.S. vault silver medalist and floor exercise bronze medalist (tie)
  • 2014 World team gold medalist and vault bronze medalist. Also place fourth on floor exercise.
  • 2014 U.S. vault & floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2012-13 U.S. vault bronze medalist

Personal Information

Nickname: Mick & Micky
Birthplace: Gilbert, AZ USA
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ USA
Personal Website:

Name of High School: Higley High School
High School Graduation Year: 2015
Year you began gymnastics: 2000
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My older sisters, Chelsea & Katie did gymnastics. I wanted to be a gymnast like them.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I love to compete and learn new skills!
Names of parents/guardians: Cris & Kym Skinner
Names of sibling(s): Jeremy, Chelsea, Katie
Family members in sports: Jeremy(Married, 4 kids, football, baseball) Chelsea(Married, 2 kids, gymnastics, diving, cheer, dance) Katie(Married, gymnastics, dance, diving, cheer)

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: English
Hobbies or favorite activities: Jewlrey,beading, going to movies & hanging out with friends
Favorite music: Country, Taylor Swift
Favorite movie(s): Twilight
Favorite TV show(s): Toddler & Tierras
Favorite Food: Gecko Grill, Mexican

National Competition Results

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 2nd-VT; 4th-AA; 5th-BB, FX
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-VT; 3rd-FX(T); 10th-AA
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-VT; 8th-BB
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 2nd VT; 3rd-FX(T); 7th-AA(T), BB(T)
2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-VT; 7th-AA
2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - 2nd-VT, FX; 5th-AA; 6th-BB
2014 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-VT; 5th-AA; 6th-BB, FX
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-VT, FX; 6th-AA
2013 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-VT; 10th-AA
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-VT
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 2nd-VT; 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2011 American Classic, Huntsville, Texas - 1st-AA; 2nd-VT, FX(T); 3rd-BB; 5th-UB (Jr. 1)
2011 WOGA Classic, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-VT (Jr. Div.)
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 8th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2009 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Puyallup, Wash. - 1st-VT(T) (Jr. A)

International Competition Results

2016 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, VT; 5th-AA
2016 Glasgow World Cup, Glasgow, Great Britain - 1st-AA
2015 AT&T American Cup, Arlington, Texas - 2nd-AA
2014 World Championships, Nanning, China - 1st-Team; 3rd-VT; 4th-FX
2014 Pan American Championships, Toronto, Canada - 1st-Team, AA, VT, FX; 7th-BB
2014 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, VT, FX; 4th-AA
2012 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 4th-FX; 5th-VT; 10th-AA(T)