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USA Gymnastics conducts virtual 2020 Future Stars Championships
posted on 12/26/2020

INDIANAPOLIS, December 26, 2020 – USA Gymnastics transitioned its annual men’s artistic Future Stars Championships to a virtual, non-competitive format in 2020 in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Throughout October and November, participants were able to submit video footage of performances across all six Olympic apparatus – floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar – as well as flexibility and parallel bar strength. Submissions were then reviewed by a judging panel, which provided athletes and coaches constructive feedback and a score range.

The Future Stars program is designed as a talent identification program, which starts athletes on the right developmental path to national and international success. The program uses a special performance routine format to evaluate the skill, strength and flexibility development of participating athletes.

Future Stars participants are separated into 10-, 11-, and 12-year-old divisions. A judging panel consisting of one Junior National Coaching Staff member and one National Gymnastics Judges Association official were assigned for the Olympic apparatus, while two Junior National Coaching Staff members were assigned for flexibility and parallel bar strength. Submissions were reviewed between November 21 and December 6, and athletes received meaningful performance evaluations to support their development.

USA Gymnastics would like to acknowledge the virtual 2020 Future Stars Championships participants for their dedication and hard work:

10-Year-Old Division

Severin Alcorn, Hocking Valley Gymnastics Center
Finn Boatman, Metropolitan Gymnastics
Aleksandr Brovin, Nix Gym
Andrew Cameron, Metropolitan Gymnastics
Alex Cline, Metropolitan Gymnastics
Jackson Hales, Danik Gymnastics
Isaiah Hassett, Bozhis Gym Nest
Todd Herland, Brestyan’s American Gymnastics
Owen Hodges, Agility
Christopher Kostin, Tumble Time Gymnastics
Connor Lueck, USA Youth Fitness Center
Bo McCrea, Lakeshore Academy
Aiden Morehouse, USA Youth Fitness Center
Sailor Olsen, Armory Athletics
JJ Pacquing, Metropolitan Gymnastics
Jack Palmer, Metropolitan Gymnastics
William Rebar, Coach Pattys Gymnastics
Asa Sjostrom, Roots Gymnastics
Christopher Stensland, Williamsburg Gymnastics
Jace Warkentien, USA Youth Fitness Center
Jacob Whatley, Williamsburg Gymnastics

11-Year-Old Division

Peyton Boerner, Gymnastics World
Hayden Brown, SCATS Gymnastics
Cordell Carter, Armory Athletics
Christian Copeland, Hocking Valley Gymnastics Center
Quinn Gillette, Metropolitan Gymnastics
Elijah Gutierrez, Infinity Gymnastics Academy
Connor LaValle, Coach Pattys Gymnastics
Jaisen Shah, Cal Sports Center – Great Oaks
Declan Shapin, Lakeshore Academy
Max Tope, Williamsburg Gymnastics
Cameron Walker, Williamsburg Gymnastics
Caden Wood, SCATS Gymnastics

12-Year-Old Division

Blake Bauer, AirTime Training Center
Alex Behrens, Lakeshore Academy
Quentin Bellemin, Bayshore Elite Gymnastics
Kael Childers, Denali Gymnastics
Jacob Fitscher, Stumpfs Gymnastic Center
Logan Hodges, Agility
Troy Holman, Bakersfield Gymnastics Academy
Maximus Kongabel, Lakeshore Academy
Cole Miller, Denali Gymnastics
Frederick Moeller, Cascade Elite Gymnastics
Ami Solow, SCATS Gymnastics
Morgan Szpak, Lakeshore Academy
Maxim Vinokur, Hocking Valley Gymnastics Center
Jared Walker, SCATS Gymnastics