Leanne Opperman

Birthdate: 12/20/1985
Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Fremont, CA
Club: Golden Gymnastics
Head Coach: Jaroslav Novak


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Personal Information

Hometown: Stafford, VA

Name of College: GMU
Degree/Major: Psychology
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: Tumbling
Favorite thing about gymnastics: My favorite thing about gymnastics is being able to travel to different countries to compete for the USA.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goal for Tumbling is to make the 2009 World Championships Team and place in the top 8.
Names of parents/guardians: Bert & Joyce Seitzinger
Names of sibling(s): Sister-Bridget brother-Milo

National Competition Results

2009 Final Selection Event, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TU
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-TU
2009 U.S. Elite Challenge, Ft. Smith, Ark. - 1st-TU
2009 Winter Classic, Birmingham, Ala. - 1st-TU
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 2nd-TU
2008 U.S. Elite Challenge, Mobile, Ala. - 2nd-TU
2008 Winter Classic, Tulsa, Okla. - 1st-TU
2007 National Championships, Memphis, Tenn. - 2nd-TU
2007 U.S. Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-TU
2007 Winter Classic, Lubbock, Texas - 2nd-TU
2006 U.S. Championships, Schaumburg, Ill. - 1st-TU
2004 U.S. Elite Challenge, Birmingham, Ala. - 11th-TU
2004 Winter Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 2nd-TU
2003 U.S. Championships, Sacramento, Calif. - 2nd-TU
2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio -

International Competition Results

2009 World Championships, St. Petersburg, Russia - 2nd-TU (Team)
2008 Pan American Championships, Buenos Airies, Argentina - 1st-TU
2007 World Championships, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 1st-TU (Team)
2007 World Cup, Ostend, Belgium - 5th-TU
2007 World Cup, Lake Placid, N.Y. -
2007 World Cup, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada -
2006 World Cup, Salzgitter, Germany - TU
2005 World Cup, Levallois, France - 12th-TU
2001 World Age Group Games, Odense, Denmark - 16th-TU