Women's national team camp underway in Texas
posted on 03/02/2015

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, March 2, 2015 – The February women’s national team camp began Friday at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic training site. The camp, which runs until Tuesday, is held under the direction of National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi.

The five-day camp will include physical abilities testing and routine verification, as members of the U.S. National Team prepare to participate in the AT&T American Cup, March 7 in Arlington, Texas, and the City of Jesolo Trophy, March 27-28 in Jesolo, Italy. Two-time World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, and World vault bronze-medalist MyKayla Skinner of Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights, will show final readiness for the AT&T American Cup.

In addition to Biles and Skinner, the members of the gold medal winning 2014 U.S. Women’s World Team in attendance are: Alyssa Baumann of Plano, Texas/WOGA; Madison Desch of Lenexa, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express; Madison Kocian of Plano, Texas/WOGA; and Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max. Along with Ross, 2012 Olympic gold medalists Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics, and Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics, are also scheduled to participate in the training camp.

The complete roster for the camp is listed below.

Alyssa Baumann, WOGA
Simone Biles, World Champions Gym
Jordan Chiles, Naydenov
Nia Dennis, Buckeye
Madison Desch, GAGE
Gabby Douglas, Buckeye
Norah Flatley, Chow's Gymnastics
Jazmyn Foberg, MG Elite
Margzetta Frazier, Parkettes
Emily Gaskins, Intensity Gymnastics
Rachel Gowey, Chow's Gymnastics
Felicia Hano, Gym-Max
Lauren Hernandez, MG Elite
Amelia Hundley, Cincinnati Gymnastics
Sydney Johnson-Scharpf, Brandy Johnson
Bailie Key, Texas Dreams
Madison Kocian, WOGA
Lauren Navarro, Gliders
Victoria Nguyen, Chow's Gymnastics
Maggie Nichols, Twin City Twisters
Grace Quinn, Texas Dreams
Aly Raisman, Brestyan's
Kyla Ross, Gym-Max
Emily Schild, Everest Gymnastics
Polina Shchennikova, TIGAR
Megan Skaggs, Gymnastics Acad of Atlanta
MyKayla Skinner, Desert Lights
Ragan Smith, Texas Dreams
Deanne Soza, Arete
Olivia Trautman, Twin City Twisters
Alexis Vasquez, Chow's Gymnastics