23 women will participate in September U.S. Women’s National Team Training Camp
posted on 09/04/2019

INDIANAPOLIS, September 4, 2019 – Twenty-three junior and senior women are headed to Sarasota, Fla., and EVO Athletics for the September U.S. Women’s National Team Training Camp on Sept. 5. For the seniors, this camp is in preparation for the World Team Selection Camp later this month, while it is a working camp for the juniors.

Under women’s High-performance Team Coordinator Tom Forster’s watchful eye, the seniors will verify routines on all four events in advance of the World Team Selection Camp, Sept. 21-24. The juniors will focus on new skills and connections for next year.

“This camp our focus will be collaboration,” said Forster. “Our national staff will work closely with the senior coaches and athletes as they prepare for the World Championships selection later this month. The staff will also be working with our junior national team members, who are excited to be working new skills for next season.”

The women are attending the camp along with their personal coaches. The athletes are listed below.

Seniors
Simone Biles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre
Jade Carey, Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays
Jordan Chiles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre
Kara Eaker, Grain Valley, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express
Aleah Finnegan, Lee's Summit, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express
Morgan Hurd, Middletown, Del./First State Gymnastics
Emily lee, Los Gatos, Calif./West Valley Gymnastics School
Sunisa Lee, St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center
Grace McCallum, Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters
Riley McCusker, Brielle, N.J./MG Elite
MyKayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics
Trinity Thomas, York, Pa./University, Florida Gymnastics
Faith Torrez, Pleasant Prairie, Wis./Legacy Elite Gymnastics
Leanne Wong, Overland Park, Kansas/Great American Gymnastics Express

Juniors
Sydney Barros, Lewisville, Texas/Texas Dreams
Skye Blakely, Frisco, Texas/WOGA
Sophia Butler, Houston, Texas/Discover Gymnastics
Kayla DiCello, Boyds, Md./Hill's Gymnastics
eMjae Frazier, Erial, N.J./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
Olivia Greaves, Staten Island, N.Y./MG Elite
Lilly Lippeatt, Mason, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics
Konnor McClain, Cross Lanes, W.Va./Revolution Gymnastics
Anya Pilgrim, Germantown, Md./Hill's Gymnastics