USA Gymnastics names 2018-19 U.S. Men’s National Team, World Championships Team squad, Senior Pan American Championships Team
posted on 08/19/2018

BOSTON, Aug.19, 2018 – USA Gymnastics named the U.S. Men’s National Team after the conclusion of the men’s competition at the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at TD Garden in Boston, as well as the World Championships Team squad and Senior Pan American Championships Team. In addition, the men’s program presented its annual awards.
 


Senior national team
Donothan Bailey, Mission Viejo, California/U.S. Olympic Training Center
Cameron Bock, Tustin, California/University of Michigan
Allan Bower, Chandler, Arizona/University of Oklahoma
Marvin Kimble, Milwaukee, Wis./Salto Gymnastics*
Sam Mikulak, Newport Coast, California/U.S. Olympic Training Center
Akash Modi, Morganville, New Jersey/Stanford University
Yul Moldauer, Arvada, Colorado/University of Oklahoma
Kanji Oyama, Huntington Beach, California/U.S. Olympic Training Center
Eddie Penev, Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Olympic Training Center*
Genki Suzuki, North Wales, Pennsylvania/University of Oklahoma
Colin VanWicklen, Magnolia, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Alec Yoder, Indianapolis /Ohio State University
The Men’s Selection Committee added five additional men to seven men who qualified for the team by placing in the top seven in the all-around for the 12-man national team.
*approved petition.


Junior national team
Justin Ah Chow, Atlanta, Georgia/Universal Gymnastics
Lazarus Barnhill, Houston/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Fuzzy Benas, Houston, Texas/EnRich Gymnastics and Dance Academy
Brandon Briones, Gilbert, Arizona/Aspire Kids Sports Center
Taylor Burkhart, Morrison, Colorado/5280 Gymnastics
John Chou, Cypress, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Isaiah Drake, Los Angeles/Gymnastics Olympica USA
Raydel Gamboa, Phoenix, Arizona/North Valley Gymnastics, junior
Spencer Goodell, Tigard, Oregon/University of Oklahoma
Nicolas Kuebler, Seattle, Washington/Metropolitan Gymnastics, junior
Riley Loos, El Dorado Hills, California/Technique Gymnastics
Curran Phillips, Naperville, Illinois/Prairie Gymnastics Club
Colt Walker, Cedar Park, Texas/AcroTex Gymnastics
Khoi Young, Bowie, Maryland/Sportsplex Gymnastics
NOTE: The Junior National Coaching Staff and Junior National Team Selection Committee met following the junior competition and determined the additional three positions named to the Junior National Team. The coaching staff can select three athletes from any of the four age divisions for the Junior Elite team (15-16-17-18).

Senior Pan American Championships
Lima, Peru, Sept. 14-16
Cameron Bock
Spencer Goodell
Riley Loos
Kanji Oyama
Genki Suzuki
Alternates: Sean Melton, Columbus, Ohio/Ohio State University; Curran Phillips

World Team Squad
World Team Selection Camp
Colorado Springs, Sept. 19-23

Donathan Bailey
Allan Bower
Marvin Kimble
Sam Mikulak
Akash Modi
Yul Moldauer
Colin VanWicklen
Alec Yoder

2018 Youth Olympic Games
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 6-18
Brandon Briones
Alternate: Justin Ah Chow
Coach: Rob Survick, Aspire Gymnastics

Men’s gymnastics annual awards

  • Junior Coach of the Year: Tom Meadows, Cypress Academy, Houston, Texas
  • Senior Coach of the Year: Mark Williams, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Sport Persons of the Year: Akash Modi, Stanford University, and Yul Moldauer, University of Oklahoma
  • Athlete of the Year: Yul Moldauer, University of Oklahoma

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