Riley McCusker

Birthdate: 7/9/2001
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Brielle, NJ
Club: Arizona Sunrays
Head Coach: Brian Carey
Other Coaches: Pam Evans


Career Highlights

  • 2021 U.S. uneven bars silver medalist
  • 2021 Winter Cup uneven bars silver medalist
  • 2019 Pan American Games team & uneven bars champion, all-around silver medalist and balance beam bronze medalist
  • 2018 World team champion
  • 2018 U.S. uneven bars silver medalist and all-around & balance beam bronze medalist
  • 2017 U.S. uneven bars champion, balance beam silver medalist and all-around bronze medalist

Personal Information

Name of High School: Home School
High School Graduation Year: 2019
Name of College: University of Florida
Year you began gymnastics: 2008
Favorite Event: Bars
Names of parents/guardians: Tom and Jessica McCusker
Names of sibling(s): Owen, Erin, and Jamison McCusker
Family members in sports: Erin (gymnastics), Owen & Jamison (lacrosse)


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Writing
Hobbies or favorite activities: Ocean, paddle boarding, boogie boarding,
Favorite music: Broadway shows
Favorite book(s): Unbroken
Favorite TV show(s): Heart of Dixie
Favorite Food: Ice cream

National Competition Results

2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-UB
2021 GK U.S. Classic, Indianapolis, Ind. -
2021 Winter Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 2nd-UB
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 7th-UB(T)
2019 GK U.S. Classic, Louisville, Ky. - 2nd-AA, BB; 3rd-UB(T); 5th-FX(T)
2018 World Team Selection Camp, Sarasota, Fla. - 2nd-AA
2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. - 2nd-UB; 3rd-AA, BB; 7th-FX(T)
2018 GK U.S. Classic, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-UB; 2nd-AA, BB; 4th-FX
2018 American Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 2nd-BB; 7th-UB
2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 1st-UB; 2nd-BB; 3rd-AA; 4th-FX(T)
2017 U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 4th-FX; 8th-UB
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-AA, UB, BB, FX (Jr. Div.)
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - 4th-UB(T); 9th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2016 American Classic, Huntsville, Texas - 5th-AA(T) (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2019 Pan American Games, Lima, Peru - 1st-Team, UB; 2nd-AA; 3rd-BB; 5th-FX
2019 Birmingham World Cup, Birmingham, Great Britain - 2nd-AA
2018 World Championships, Doha, Qatar - 1st-Team
2017 Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team, AA, BB; 2nd-UB
2017 AT&T American Cup, Newark, N.J. - 5th-AA