USA Gymnastics announces women Pan Am Games training squad
posted on 06/05/2015

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, June 5, 2015 –USA Gymnastics announced the eight members of the 2015 Pan American Games training squad at the conclusion of the U.S. Women’s National Team Camp, which was held at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic Training Site, in Huntsville, Texas. The five-member women’s team for the 2015 Pan American Games (July 10-26 in Toronto, Canada) will be selected from the training squad following the June 29 training camp, pending approval by the United States Olympic Committee. 
The Pan Am training squad is listed below.
Nia Dennis, Westerville, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics
Madison Desch, Lenexa, Kan./GAGE
Rachel Gowey, Urbandale, Iowa/Chow's Gymnastics
Felicia Hano, San Gabriel, Calif./Gym-Max
Amelia Hundley, Fairfield, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics
Lauren Navarro, La Verne, Calif./Gliders
Emily Schild, Huntersville, N.C./Everest Gymnastics
Megan Skaggs, Marietta, Ga./Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta
Navarro was added to the U.S. Women’s Senior National Team at this training camp.
The gymnastics schedule at the Pan Am Games is: July 11 –men’s team final and all-around and individual event qualification (USA, Subdivision 1); July 12 – women’s team final and all-around and individual event qualification (USA, Subdivision 1); July 13 – men’s and women’s all-around finals; July 14-15 – men’s and women’s individual event finals; July 17-18 – rhythmic gymnastics qualifications; July 18-19 – men’s and women’s trampoline qualifications and finals; and July 19-20 – rhythmic gymnastics finals. For more information on the Pan American Games, go to
The U.S. Pan American Men’s Gymnastics Team was announced earlier: Marvin Kimble of Milwaukee, Wis./U.S. Olympic Training Center; Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif./Team Hilton HHonors (USOTC); John Orozco of the Bronx, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (USOTC); Paul Ruggeri of Manlius, N.Y./USOTC, and Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore, Md./Team Hilton HHonors (USOTC).   The U.S. Pan Am Team for trampoline was named in April: men – Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics, and Steven Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy; and women – Charlotte Drury of Laguna Niguel, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics, and Clare Johnson of Huntsville, Ala./The Matrix. Both are pending USOC approval.