Rachel Gowey

Birthdate: 10/3/1997
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Urbandale, IA
Club: Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute
Head Coach: Liang Chow
Other Coaches: Liwen Zhuang


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Career Highlights

  • 2018 NCAA team bronze medalist (Florida)
  • 2015 Pan American Games team & uneven bars champion

Personal Information

Birthplace: Des Moines, IA
Hometown: Urbandale, IA
Personal Website: www.gym-style.com/rachelgowey/bio.htm
Twitter: @rachelgowey10

Name of High School: Johnston High School
High School Graduation Year: 2016
Year you began gymnastics: 2003
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mother did gymnastics in high school and coached classes while my sister took gymnastics lessons.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Learning new skills and making friends
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Making the US National Team
Names of parents/guardians: Jerry and Rhonda Gowey
Names of sibling(s): Taylor and Emma

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: hanging out with friends
Favorite book(s): any book by Nicholas Sparks
Favorite movie(s): Pitch Perfect
Favorite TV show(s): Pretty Little Liars, Criminal Minds
Favorite Food: Fruit and Steak Tacos

National Competition Results

2018 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-Team; 6th-BB
2017 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-Team
2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 6th-UB; 7th-BB
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 5th-UB; 9th-AA
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-AA; 4th-FX; 5th-VT; 6th-BB(T); 8th-UB
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 6th-UB, BB
2014 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-BB; 4th-AA; 5th-FX; 7th-UB
2012 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Hampton, Va. - 1st-BB; 2nd-AA; 4th-UB(T); 7th-FX(T) (Jr. B)

International Competition Results

2015 Pan American Games, Toronto, Canada - 1st-Team, UB; 8th-BB
2014 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 5th-AA