Christina Desiderio

Birthdate: 8/22/2000
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Hackettstown, NJ
Club: Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
Head Coach: Bill and Donna Strauss
Other Coaches: Robin Netwall, Joe Stallone, John Holman, Heather Moroz


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Personal Information

Hometown: Independence Township, NJ

High School Graduation Year: 2018
Year you began gymnastics: 2007
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mom signed me up for a class when she saw me do a cartwheel. After 3 classes, I was put on the pre-team, and after 3 months was competing.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Learning new skills and traveling
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make the National Team, and the 2016 Olympic Team
Names of parents/guardians: Carol and Dominick
Names of sibling(s): Dominick
Family members in sports: My brother Dominick plays baseball

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Language Arts
Hobbies or favorite activities: Shopping, arts and crafts
Favorite movie(s): Benchwarmers
Favorite TV show(s): Anything reality
Favorite Food: Pasta, meatballs

National Competition Results

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 6th-BB
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 6th-FX(T)
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-FX: 6th-VT(T)
2016 American Classic, Huntsville, Texas - 4th-AA
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 3rd-FX; 5th-AA; 6th-BB (Jr. Div.)
2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-FX; 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - (Jr. Div.)
2014 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 6th-VT; 8th-AA, FX (Jr. Div.)
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 8th-BB (Jr. Div.)
2013 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 4th-BB; 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2012 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Hampton, Va. - 5th-BB(T) (Jr. A)

International Competition Results