U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships Selection Camp kicks off tomorrow
posted on 09/27/2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 27, 2017 – The 2017 U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships Selection Camp begins tomorrow at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center in Huntsville, Texas. Thirty-three athletes are scheduled to participate in the camp, which runs through Sunday. The World Championships for trampoline and tumbling will take place Nov. 9-12 in Sofia, Bulgaria.


Up to a maximum of five female and five male athletes will be selected for each discipline (individual trampoline, tumbling, and double mini-trampoline) to represent the United States at the 2017 World Championships. Additionally, up to two women’s pairs and two men’s pairs for synchronized trampoline may be chosen from among the individual World Championship Trampoline Team members. The U.S. World Trampoline and Tumbling Team will be announced at the conclusion of the finals on Sept. 30. For the complete World Championships selection procedures, please visit usagym.org.

Several Olympians and World Games medalists are expected to participate including: 2016 Olympians Nicole Ahsinger of Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express, and Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics; 2017 World Games double mini-trampoline champion Paige Howard of San Juan Capistrano, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics; 2017 World Games tumbling silver medalist Austin Nacey of Braidwood, Ill./TwistStars Tumbling and Trampoline; and 2017 World Games double mini-trampoline silver medalist Alex Renkert of Columbus, Ohio /Integrity Athletics.

The reigning U.S. champions on the roster are: Jeffrey Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy, men’s trampoline; Ahsinger, women’s trampoline; Nacey, men’s tumbling; Rachel Thevenot of Metairie, La./Elmwood Gymnastics Academy, women’s tumbling; Renkert, men’s double-mini; and Howard, women’s double-mini.

The complete roster is included below.

Men’s trampoline
Paul Bretscher, Huntsville, Ala./Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy
Logan Dooley, Lake Forest, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics
Cody Gesuelli, Schererville, Ind./World Elite Gymnastics
Jeffrey Gluckstein, Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy
Stewart Pritchard, Greensboro, N.C./Tumblebees Ultimate Gym
Isaac Rowley, Allen, Texas/Eagle Gymnastics Academy
Aliaksei Shostak, Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express

Men’s tumbling
Drew Collins, McKinney, Texas/Eagle Gymnastics Academy
Matthew Hawkins, Phoenix, Ariz./North Valley Gymnastics
Brandon Krzynefski, Centreville, Va./Capital Gymnastics National Training Center
Emilio Lehmer, Tempe, Ariz./ North Valley Gymnastics
Austin Nacey, Braidwood, Ill./TwistStars Tumbling and Trampoline
Alex Renkert, Columbus, Ohio/Integrity Athletics

Men’s double mini-trampoline
Casey Chandler, Springfield, Ore./Legacy Trampoline and Tumbling
Wolfgang Fanestiel, Hedgesville, W. Va./Dulles Gymnastics
Matthew Hawkins, Phoenix, Ariz./North Valley Gymnastics
Austin Nacey of Braidwood, Ill./TwistStars Tumbling and Trampoline
Alex Renkert, Columbus, Ohio/Integrity Athletics
CJ Rhoades, Joplin, Mo./Amplify Gymnastics

Women’s trampoline
Nicole Ahsinger, Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express
Hally Piontek, Warrensburg, Mo./Kansas City Trampoline Club
Jessica Stevens, Ellicott City, Md./Fairland Gymnastics
Susan Stringfellow, Frisco, Texas/Eagle Gymnastics Academy
Sarah Webster, Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express

Women’s tumbling
Hope Bravo, Dallas, Texas/Eagle Gymnastics Academy
Melissa Doucette, Somersworth, N.H./Capital Gymnastics National Training Center
Eliza Floisand, Salt Lake City, Utah/Wasatch Trampoline & Tumbling
Breanne Millard, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics
Angel Rice, Locust Grove, Ga./FlipCity South
Rachel Thevenot, Metairie, La./Elmwood Gymnastics Academy

Women’s double mini-trampoline
Kellyn Euhus, Byron, Ill./Wight Tumble Academy
Paige Howard, San Juan Capistrano, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics
Lacey Jenkins, Mattoon, Ill./Phoenix Elite
Kristle Lowell, Orland Park, Ill./One World Gymnastics
Hally Piontek, Warrensburg, Mo./Kansas City Trampoline Club
Michiko Sharpe, Houston, Texas/Victoria Gymagic
Tristan Van Natta, Plain City, Ohio/Integrity Athletics