Kincher-Winoto, Li are elected to Athletes’ Council
posted on 06/24/2019

INDIANAPOLIS, June 21, 2019 – The members of the USA Gymnastics Athletes’ Council elected Brian Kincher-Winoto and Anna Li to complete the respective Council terms of Dylan Mauer and Terin Humphrey, who are no longer serving on the Athletes’ Council. Both of those terms conclude at the end of the year.

The current members of the USA Gymnastics Athletes’ Council, with their terms indicated, are listed below by discipline. Paul Ruggeri is the Council’s chair, with Ivana Hong as vice chair.

Acrobatic gymnastics
Brian Kincher–Winoto, 2019
Jessica Renteria, 2018-2021
Men’s gymnastics
Paul Ruggeri,* chair, 2019
Sho Nakamori, 2019
Rhythmic gymnastics
Ava Gehringer, 2016-2019
Rebecca Sereda,* 2018-2021
Trampoline and tumbling
Michael Devine,2016-2019
Alex Renkert 2018-2021
Women’s gymnastics
Anna Li, 2019
Ivana Hong,* vice chair, 2018-2021
*serve as an athlete rep on the Board of Directors

Representatives to the USOC Athletes’ Council
Nastia Liukin, women’s gymnastics, 2017-2020
Sho Nakamori, men’s gymnastics, 2017-2020

Both Li and Kincher-Winoto may choose to run for a full term on the Athletes’ Council when elections are held later this year. Each discipline has designated one athlete’s rep to serve on the athlete selection committee for the respective disciplines. The Athletes’ Council also elected Kayla Williams to handle athlete selection committee responsibilities. Men’s gymnastics has the two athlete representatives on the Men’s Program Committee handling athlete selection responsibilities. Devine, Renteria and Sereda are serving in the athlete selection process for their respective disciplines.

Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority, the safety and well-being of the athletes. USA Gymnastics has taken specific, concrete steps to strengthen its athlete safety policies and procedures. The organization’s disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, visit usagym.org.