USA Gymnastics adds 16 pairs/groups to U.S. National Team for acrobatic gymnastics
posted on 04/04/2017

© Kim Sweeney

INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2017 – Following the Acro Cup in Las Vegas this weekend, USA Gymnastics has announced 16 pairs or groups which will be added to the U.S. Senior and Junior National Teams for acrobatic gymnastics. Four pairs, who earned their spots after last summer’s USA Gymnastics Championships, retain their National Team status.

The U.S. National Teams for acrobatic gymnastics are listed below. Members who retained their spots from 2016 are in bold. At the 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships in Milwaukee, Wis., June 28-July 2, USA Gymnastics will name the 2017-18 U.S. national teams.

Senior

    Aisley Boynton, Riverside, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, and Maxim Sedochenkoff, Riverside, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, Mixed Pair

    Elanor Chang, Columbia, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, Calista Davis, Columbia, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, and Madison Freed, Columbia, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, Woman’s Group

    Sophie Gruszka, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, Morgan Sweeney, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, and Amanda Waterson, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, Women’s Group

    Maren Merwarth, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, and Jessica Renteria, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, Women's Pair

    Axel Osborne, Beaumont, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, and Tiffani Williams, Moreno Valley, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, Mixed Pair

Junior, 12-18

    Victoria Blante, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, and Madeline Roe, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, Women’s Pair

    Nathan Brooks, New Orleans, La./Crescent City Gymnastics, and Brody Seither, New Orleans, La./Crescent City Gymnastics, Men’s Pair

    Sean Butehorn, Mt. Airy, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, Daniel Disman, Clarksville, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, Grant Shields, Columbia, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, and Sean Shields, Columbia, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, Men’s Group

    Sarah Diamond, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, Alexis Leinonen, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, and Elizabeth Kirchner, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, Women’s Group

    Reagan Dubbels, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, and Alexandra Edwards, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, Women’s Pair

    Jordan Gruendler, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, and Timothy Massa, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, Mixed Pair

    Kaitlyn Koegel, Annapolis, Md./1st Class Gymnastics Inc., Annika Mitchell, Annapolis, Md./1st Class Gymnastics Inc., and Paige Murphy, Annapolis, Md./1st Class Gymnastics Inc., Women’s Group

    Carina Newlin, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, and Dorian White, Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Center, Mixed Pair

Junior, 13-19

    Emma Bentov-Lagman, Annapolis, Md./LeeAnn’s Acro & Tumbling/1st Class Gymnastics, Cristin Connerney, Annapolis, Md./LeeAnn’s Acro & Tumbling/1st Class Gymnastics, and Helena Hall, Monrovia, Md./LeeAnn’s Acro & Tumbling/1st Class Gymnastics, Women’s Group

    Anna Blough, Riverside, Calif./Realis, and Nathan Burns, Encinitas, Calif./Realis, Mixed Pair

    Isabel Chang, Columbia, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, Alexandra Gladkova, Fairfax, Va./Emilias Acro Gymastics and Cheer, and Caitlyn Kicza, Woodbine, Md./Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer, Women’s Group

    Samantha Conway, New Orleans, La./Crescent City Gymnastics, and Lally Seither, New Orleans, La./Crescent City Gymnastics, Women's Pair

    Emily Davis, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, and Aubrey Rosilier, San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio, Women’s Pair.

    Angel Felix, Moreno Valley, Calif./Realis, and Braiden McDougall, Riverside, Calif./Realis, Men’s Pair