Camp to select Jesolo Trophy team begins today
posted on 03/18/2015

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, March 18, 2015 - The March women's national team camp begins today in Huntsville, Texas, at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, a U.S. Olympic Training Site. The camp will serve as the final selection event for the team that will represent the United States at the Jesolo Trophy competition, which will be held March 28-29, in Jesolo, Italy. The camp ends on Sunday, March 22, and will be led by national team coordinator Martha Karolyi, who has headed up the U.S. women's national team since 2001.

Athletes vying to represent the United States in Italy will be demonstrating full-routine readiness to Karolyi and the rest of the selection committee, along with participating in physical abilities testing which is part of every National Team Camp.

The members of the gold medal winning 2014 U.S. Women’s World Team in attendance are: Alyssa Baumann of Plano, Texas/WOGA; Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre; Madison Desch of Lenexa, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express; Madison Kocian of Plano, Texas/WOGA; Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max; and MyKayla Skinner of Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights. 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 March camp is below.

Alyssa Baumann, WOGA
Simone Biles, World Champions Centre
Jordan Chiles, Naydenov
Madison Desch, GAGE
Christina Desidero, Parkettes
Gabby Douglas, Buckeye
Norah Flatley, Chow's Gymnastics
Jazmyn Foberg, MG Elite
Margzetta Frazier, Parkettes
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
Abby Paulson, 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 Academy of Atlanta
MyKayla Skinner, Desert Lights
Ragan Smith, Texas Dreams
Deanne Soza, Arete
Olivia Trautman, Twin City Twisters