Women's national team training camp underway in Texas
posted on 07/02/2014

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, July 2, 2014 – The U.S. Women’s National Team camp for July is underway today at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic training site, near Huntsville, Texas. The five-day camp began Saturday, June 29, and concludes tomorrow.

National team coordinator Martha Karolyi is leading the camp, which is the final national team camp before the summer elite season gets underway. With the competitive season on the horizon, the focus of the camp is finalizing routine construction and full-routine verification. The athletes are preparing for the Secret U.S. Classic (Hoffman Estates, Ill., Aug. 2), the P&G Gymnastics Championships (Pittsburgh, Pa., Aug. 21-24), the Senior Pan American Championships (Toronto, Canada, Aug. 29-Sept. 1), and the World Championships (Nanning, China, Oct. 3-12).

2013 World team members Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/ World Champions Centre, Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max and Brenna Dowell of Odessa, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express, are in attendance at the camp. 2012 Olympic champion Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance, is also present. The entire list of participants is included below.

Ariana Agrapides, MG Elite
Alyssa Baumann, WOGA
Simone Biles, World Champions Gym
Jordan Chiles, Naydenov
Nia Dennis, Buckeye
Madison Desch, GAGE
Gabby Douglas, Chow's Gymnastics
Brenna Dowell, GAGE
Peyton Ernst, Texas Dreams
Norah Flatley, Chow's Gymnastics
Jazmyn Foberg, MG Elite
Emily Gaskins, Cincinnati Gymnastics
Rachel Gowey, Chow's Gymnastics
Felicia Hano, Gym-Max
Veronica Hults, Texas Dreams
Amelia Hundley, Cincinnati Gymnastics
McKenna Kelley, Stars Gymnastics
Bailie Key, Texas Dreams
Madison Kocian, WOGA
Ashton Locklear, Everest Gymnastics
Lauren Navarro, Gliders
Victoria Nguyen, Chow's Gymnastics
Abby Paulson, Twin City Twisters
Lexie Priessman, Perfection Gymnastics
Kyla Ross, Gym-Max
Emily Schild, Everest Gymnastics
MyKayla Skinner, Desert Lights
Ragan Smith, Texas Dreams
Sydney Sneed, Sonshine Gymnastics
Deanne Soza, Arete
Macy Toronjo, Texas Dreams
Olivia Trautman, Twin City Twisters