Layla Hammer

Birthdate: 8/29/2005
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Other
Current Residence: South Elgin, IL
Club: Legacy Elite Gymnastics LLC
Head Coach: Jiani Wu
Other Coaches: Anna Li, Yuejiu Li


Personal Information

Birthplace: South Elgin, IL USA
Hometown: South Elgin, IL USA

Name of High School: South Elgin
High School Graduation Year: 2023
Year you began gymnastics: 2011
Favorite Event: beam
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I use to climb and tumble around the house so my mother put me in some rec classes. I loved it and was asked to be on the team at the gym.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: being part of a team / and the feeling when i fly thru the air
What are your goals for gymnastics?: to get a full ride scholorship and compete for a college
Names of parents/guardians: Malinda Hammer/Isaac Ruffin
Names of sibling(s): Jacob, Amanda, Mariah
Family members in sports: none


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Biology
Hobbies or favorite activities: Baking, painting/drawing
Favorite music: Billie Elish/ like all different types of music
Favorite book(s): Hunger Games
Favorite movie(s): Secret Life Of Pets 1 & 2
Favorite TV show(s): Zumbo's Just Desserts
Favorite Food: Spaetzle with Gravy
Charity Involvement: Feed my starving children/ Operation christmas child

National Competition Results

2020 Nastia Liukin Cup, Milwaukee, Wis. - 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results