Jake Dalton

Birthdate: 8/19/1991
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Sparks, NV
Club: Gymnastics Nevada
Head Coach: Mark Williams

Career Highlights

  • Member of the 2016 Olympic Team. Competed in the floor exercise final
  • 2016 U.S. floor exercise & vault champion and all-around & still rings bronze medalist
  • 2016 Pac Rim team and floor exercise champion
  • 2014 World team and vault bronze medalist. Also placed fourth on floor exercise.
  • 2014 U.S. floor exercise champion, parallel bars silver medalist and all-around bronze medalist
  • 2013 World floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2013 U.S. all-around and floor exercise bronze medalist
  • 2013 AT&T American Cup champion
  • 2013 Winter Cup all-around, floor exercise & still rings champion
  • Member of the 2012 Olympic Team
  • 2012 U.S. floor exercise and vault champion
  • 2012 NCAA all-around & parallel bars champion, team & floor exercise silver medalist, and still rings & high bar bronze medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2012 Pacific Rim team & floor exercise champion
  • 2011 World team bronze medalist
  • 2011 U.S. floor exercise & vault champion
  • 2011 NCAA floor exercise & vault champion and team & parallel bars silver medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2011 AT&T American Cup bronze medalist
  • 2011 Winter Cup all-around, floor exercise & vault champion, parallel bars silver medalist and still rings bronze medalist
  • 2010 U.S. floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2010 NCAA vault silver medalist and team bronze medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2010 Winter Cup vault bronze medalist
  • Member of the 2009 World Championships Team
  • 2009 U.S. vault champion

Personal Information

Birthplace: Reno, NV
Hometown: Sparks, NV
Twitter: @jake_dalton
Facebook: Facebook.com/pages/Jake-Dalton/22113124657

Name of High School: Spanish Springs
High School Graduation Year: 09
Name of College: University of Oklahoma
College Graduation Year: 2014
Degree/Major: Human Relations
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: Baseball coach
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Always learning something new.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Be on World and Olympic gold medal teams
Names of parents/guardians: Tim and Denise
Names of sibling(s): Sister Jessi
Family members in sports: Dad played basketball, mom played softball, sister does gymnastics

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Government/History
Hobbies or favorite activities: Xbox, movies, music, cars, motorcycles
Favorite music: Hip Hop, Country, DJ mixes
Favorite book(s): Lone survivor, the reaper, American sniper
Favorite TV show(s): Prison Break, Friends
Favorite Food: Pastry, donuts
Charity Involvement: Cleveland Elementary

National Competition Results

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, St. Louis. Mo. - 1st-FX, VT; 3rd-AA; 5th-SR, HB
2016 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-FX, VT(T); 3rd-AA, SR; 8th-HB
2016 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-FX, VT
2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - 1st-FX; 2nd-PB(T); 3rd-AA; 4th-SR, HB
2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 5th-SR
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-AA, FX; 4th-SR, HB; 6th-VT; 7th-PB
2013 Winter Cup Challenge - Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA, FX, SR; 5th-VT, PB, HB(T)
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-FX, VT; 4th-AA(T), PB; 6th-SR; 8th-HB
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-FX, VT(T); 5th-AA(T); 6th-PB; 7th-SR; 8th-HB
2012 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Norman, Okla. - 1st-AA, PB; 2nd-Team, FX; 3rd-SR, HB; 5th-VT
2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 5th-SR
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 1st-FX, VT; 5th-AA; 6th-SR, PB(T)
2011 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-FX, VT; 2nd-Team, PB; 4th-HB
2011 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA, FX, VT; 2nd-PB; 3rd-SR; 6th-HB(T)
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-FX; 8th-VT(T)
2010 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 2nd-VT; 3rd-Team; 4th-FX; 8th-AA
2010 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-VT(T); 7th-FX(T); 8th-PB(T)
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 1st-VT
2009 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-VT; 4th-AA; 6th-PB
2009 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1st-FX, HB, VT; 2nd-AA
2008 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 2nd-AA, FX; 3rd-PB; 5th-HB; 6th-SR, VT
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 1st-VT; 3rd-AA, HB(T); 7th-PB; 9th-SR (Jr., 16-18)
2008 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-FX; 2nd-VT; 3rd-HB; 4th-AA (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 5th-Team; 6th-FX
2016 Aquece Rio Final Gymnastics Qualifier, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 2nd-VT
2016 Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team, FX
2015 Doha World Cup, Doha, Qatar - 1st-FX
2014 World Championships, Nanning, China - 3rd-Team, VT; 4th-FX
2014 Korea Cup, Incheon, Korea - 3rd-VT; 4th-FX; 5th-SR, HB
2013 World Championships, Antwerp, Belgium - 2nd-FX
2013 Cottbus World Cup, Cottbus, Germany - 1st-VT; 4th-FX
2013 French International World Cup, Paris, France - 2nd-HB; 3rd-FX
2013 AT&T American Cup, Worcester, Mass. - 1st-AA
2012 Olympic Games, London, England - 5th-Team, FX
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team, FX; 4th-VT; 8th-SR
2011 World Championships, Tokyo, Japan - 3rd-Team; 8th-FX
2011 Stella Zakharova Cup, Kiev, Ukraine - 2nd-Team; 5th-AA
2011 AT&T American Cup, Jacksonville, Fla. - 3rd-AA
2010 Pan American Championships, Guadalajara, Mexico - 1st-Team; 3rd-FX; 6th-VT; 8th-AA
2010 XXXV Memorial Blume, Barcelona, Spain - 7th-AA
2009 World Championships, London, England -
2009 International Junior Gymnastics Competition, Yokohama, Japan - 5th-FX, SR; 6th-AA, VT, HB; 8th-PB (Jr. Div.)