USOTC hosts men's national team training camp
posted on 03/07/2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 6, 2014 Acaa Members of the men's Junior Elite and Senior National Teams, as well as invited athletes, are participating in a joint training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. In addition to the normal team training activities, the athletes who were recently selected to compete internationally are preparing for their upcoming international assignments, which are listed below.

Cottbus Challenge Cup, Cottbus, Germany, March 13-16
Chris Brooks, Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Gymnastics)
Josh Dixon, Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Olympic Training Center
Brandon Wynn, Voorhees, N.J./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Coach: Andriy Stepanchenko, U.S. Olympic Training Center

Doha Challenge Cup, Doha, Qatar, March 26-28
Marvin Kimble, Milwaukee, Wis./Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy
Paul Ruggeri, Manlius, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Donnell Whittenburg, Baltimore, Md./U.S. Olympic Training Center
Coaches: Vitaly Marinitch, U.S. Olympic Training Center and Andrei Kan, Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy

Junior Pan American Championships, Aracaju, Brazil, March 28-31
Qualifier for the Youth Olympic Games
Davis Grooms, Katy, Texas/Champions Gymnastics
Marty Strech, Fountain Valley, Calif./Azarian U.S. Gymnastics Training Center
Matthew Wenske, Houston/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Alec Yoder, Indianapolis, Ind./InterActive Academy
Alternate: Maxim Andryushchenko, Chicago/Lake Shore Academy of Artistic Gymnastics
Coaches: Hideo Mizoguchi, Champions Gymnastics, and Gene Watson, InterActive Academy

Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, Richmond, B.C., Canada, April 9-13
Seniors
John Orozco, Bronx, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Alex Naddour, Gilbert, Ariz./Team Hilton Honors (USA Youth Fitness Center)
Chris Brooks, Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Gymnastics)
Juniors
Davis Grooms, Katy, Texas/Champions Gymnastics
Marty Strech, Fountain Valley, Calif./Azarian U.S. Gymnastics Training Center
Alec Yoder, Indianapolis, Ind./InterActive Academy
Coaches: Vitaly Marinitch, U.S. Olympic Training Center, and Eduard Azarian, Azarian U.S. Gymnastics Training Center