USA names athletes to World Cup Teams
posted on 02/28/2007
The U.S. will send a team of 14 athletes to the upcoming World Cup events in Lake Placid, New York and Quebec City, Canada.  The trampoline team will include Chris Estrada, Ryan Weston, Steven Gluckstein and Logan Dooley for the men, Erin Blanchard, Amanda Bailey and Brittany Dircks for the women.  In tumbling, the men are Kalon Ludvigson, Chris Adair and Jeffrey Brown, while the women are Susannah Johnson, Leanne Seitzinger, Yuliya Hall, Kaitlin Tortorich (Lake Placid) and Amy McDonald (Quebec City).

A double mini competition is being held in conjunction with the World Cup in Quebec City.  U.S. athletes who have been assigned to that event are Kalon Ludvigson, Josh Vance, Derek Stangel, Stephen Raymond, Kaci Barry, Aubree Balkan, Alaina Williams.  See more information on the national team at the new USA Gymnastics athlete biography web page:

Coaches for the World Cup competitions are National Coach Dmitri Poliaroush, Shaun Kempton (USA), Tara Guidry (CAN) for trampoline, Jon Beck and Sergio Galvez in tumbling,  For the double mini competition, Dr. George Drew and Doug Boger have been named as coaches.