Michael Paradise

Birthdate: 6/29/1998
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Bartlett, IL
Club: University Of Illinois
Head Coach: Justin Spring
Other Coaches: Daniel Ribeiro, Don Osborn


Career Highlights

  • 2018 NCAA team bronze medalist (Illinois)
  • 2017 NCAA team bronze medalist (Illinois)

Personal Information

Birthplace: Bartlett, IL United States
Hometown: Bartlett, IL United States

Name of High School: Bartlett High School
High School Graduation Year: 2016
Name of College: Illinois
College Graduation Year: 2020
Degree/Major: Aerospace Engineering
Year you began gymnastics: 2000
Favorite Event: Pommel Horse
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents signed me up for parent-tot classes at my local gym and it just took off from there
Names of parents/guardians: Diane and Michael Paradise
Names of sibling(s): Nicole Paradise
Family members in sports: Nope


Interests Outside the Gym

Hobbies or favorite activities: Boating, going on drives, camping and watching netflix

National Competition Results

2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas -
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 4th-PH
2019 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo - 2nd-PH
2019 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Champaign, Ill. - 5th-Team, PH
2018 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. -
2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-Team; 7th-PH(T)
2017 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 3rd-Team
2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-PH (L10 JO 17)
2015 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 2nd-PH (JO 16)
2013 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Portland, Ore. - 6th-PH (13-14)

International Competition Results