HUNTSVILLE, Texas, June 1, 2015 – The U.S. Women’s National Team Camp for June begins today at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic Training Site. The five-day camp, which will be led by National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi, ends on Friday, June 5.
At the conclusion of the camp, USA Gymnastics will announce the eight-woman Pan American Games training squad from which the five-member team for the 2015 Pan American Games (July 10-26, in Toronto, Canada) will be selected at the June 29 camp.
Athletes vying for the Pan Am squad will verify nearly full routines and work to finalize routine construction. Athletes not attempting to be named to the Pan Am squad will verify half routines. All athletes attending the camp will continue to refine their technical execution, upgrade their dance preparation and participate in physical abilities testing.
The members of the gold medal winning 2014 U.S. Women’s World Team in attendance are: Alyssa Baumann of Plano, Texas/WOGA; Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre; Madison Desch of Lenexa, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express; Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max; and MyKayla Skinner of Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights. Along with Ross, 2012 Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics, is also scheduled to participate in the training camp.
The complete roster is listed below.
Alyssa Baumann, WOGA
Simone Biles, World Champions Gym
Jordan Chiles, Naydenov
Madison Desch, GAGE
Christina Desidero, Parkettes
Nia Dennis, Buckeye
Norah Flatley, Chow’s Gymnastics
Jazmyn Foberg, MG Elite
Margzetta Frazier, Parkettes
Rachel Gowey, Chow’s Gymnastics
Felicia Hano, Gym-Max
Lauren Hernandez, MG Elite
Amelia Hundley, Cincinnati
Sydney Johnson-Scharpf, Brandy Johnson
McKenna Kelley, Stars Gymnastics
Bailie Key, Texas Dreams
Lauren Navarro, Gliders
Victoria Nguyen, Chow’s Gymnastics
Maggie Nichols, Twin City Twisters
Abby Paulson, Twin City Twisters
Grace Quinn, Texas Dreams
Aly Raisman, Brestyan’s
Kyla Ross, Gym-Max
Emily Schild, Everest Gymnastics
Polina Shchennikova, TIGAR
Megan Skaggs, Gymnastics Academy of Atlanta
MyKayla Skinner, Desert Lights
Ragan Smith, Texas Dreams
Deanne Soza, Arete