Matthew Wenske

Birthdate: 5/8/1998
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (15-16)
Current Residence: Houston, TX
Club: Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Head Coach: Tom Meadows
Other Coaches: Igor Vernyi and Nick Brooks


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Personal Information

Years on the National Team: 2
Nickname: Matt
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Hometown: Houston, TX

Name of High School: Jersey Village
High School Graduation Year: 2016
Year you began gymnastics: 2001
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: It started at a daycare center when I was little. My mom signed me up for a small gymnastics class at the daycare because she thought I was always bored while being there. It just so happened that I loved it, and so my parents signed me up at Cypress
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling of accomplishment after a great routine.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To eventually be on an olympic/world team.
Names of parents/guardians: Dennis and Connie Wenske
Names of sibling(s): none
Family members in sports: My cousins play basketball, football, and soccer

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Chemistry
Hobbies or favorite activities: playing football with my cousins or my friends
Favorite music: Imagine Dragons is my favorite band
Favorite book(s): Harry Potter Series
Favorite movie(s): Dark Knight Rises
Favorite TV show(s): Breaking Bad
Favorite Food: Fettucine Alfredo
Charity Involvement: none
Other sports involvement: I play football with friends often

National Competition Results

2013 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Portland, Ore. - 1st-FX, VT; 3rd-AA, PB (13-14)
2012 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 2nd-AA, FX; 3rd-VT; 4th-SR, HB; 7th-PB (12-13)

International Competition Results

2014 Junior Pan American Championships, Aracaju, Brazil - 1st-Team; 2nd-SR; 3rd-FX, VT; 5th-AA