Matt Wenske

Birthdate: 5/8/1998
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Houston, TX
Club: University of Oklahoma Mens Program
Head Coach: Tom Meadows
Other Coaches: Igor Vernyi

Career Highlights

  • 2021 NCAA team silver medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2019 NCAA team silver medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2017 NCAA team champion (Oklahoma)
  • 2016 U.S. vault champion

Personal Information

Birthplace: Houston, TX
Hometown: Houston, TX

Name of High School: Jersey Village
High School Graduation Year: 2016
Name of College: Oklahoma
College Graduation Year: 2020
Degree/Major: Psychology
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: Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology
Hobbies or favorite activities: Hanging out at the pool with my friends
Favorite music: Alternative Rock, Pop, and Country
Favorite book(s): Harry Potter Series
Favorite movie(s): Good Will Hunting
Favorite TV show(s): The Office
Favorite Food: Fettucine Alfredo with shrimp
Charity Involvement: Volunteer at an elementary school and help young kids with math,science, and english
Other sports involvement: none

National Competition Results

2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 5th-VT(T); 7th-PB; 10th-AA
2021 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 2nd-Team; 4th-PB
2021 Winter Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 6th-PB; 7th-SR(T)
2020 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. -
2019 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo - 3rd-FX; 4th-AA; 5th-VT; 7th-PB; 8th-HB(T)
2019 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Champaign, Ill. - 2nd-Team
2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 5th-FX; 7th-VT
2017 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 5th-AA
2017 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 1st-Team
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-AA, FX, SR, VT; 3rd-PH, PB; 5th-HB (17-18)
2016 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-VT(T)
2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-AA, SR, VT, PB; 2nd-HB; 4th-PH (L10 JE 17)
2016 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-PB; 3rd-AA(T), FX, SR; 8th-HB (Jr. 15-16)
2015 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 1st-AA, FX, PB; 2nd-SR, VT; 6th-PH (JE 16)
2015 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - 1st-FX(T), VT; 7th-PB; 8th-AA (Jr. 15-16)
2014 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 1st-FX; 2nd-AA, SR, VT, PB; 5th-HB; 6th-PH(T) (L10, 15)
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

2016 RD761 International Junior Team Cup, Katy, Texas - 2nd-VT; 3rd-Team; 5th-AA, SR
2014 Junior Pan American Championships, Aracaju, Brazil - 1st-Team; 2nd-SR; 3rd-FX, VT; 5th-AA