Washington Has Two New Future Stars National Team Members!
On November 13th, 2015, 12 year old Dante Hays of Monroe, WA, and 10 year old Sebastian Kane of Mercer Island, WA, both competed at the USA Gymnastics Future Stars National Championships held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. In order to qualify, they had to achieve a high enough score in each of their divisions at the Regional Future Stars Championships held in Lacey, WA on October 9th of this year. Both gymnasts train at Eastside Gymnastics in Woodinville, WA.
Sebastian Kane placed 4th overall against 91 other 10 year old competitors from across the Nation. This placement qualifies him for the National Team and an invitation to the National Team Training Camp held this upcoming summer at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
Dante Hays placed 11th overall against 41 other 12 year old competitors from across the Nation. This placement also qualifies him for the National Team.
2015-2016 Meet Schedule
The 2015-2016 meet schedule has been posted. Please note: this is not a complete document. Information will be updated regularly as it is received by the State Chairman. Please check back every so often to view the most recent updated schedule!
Washington gymnasts come back from nationals with more GOLD!
Washington Gymnasts came back from the 2015 Junior Olympic National Championships with 22 medals over all and four of them GOLD! Congratulations to the following gymnasts who received medals and their coaches for all the hard work and dedication they've put into this sport!
Click here for all info about the 2015 Washington State Men's Championships
RESULTS HAVE BEEN POSTED!
2014 Region 2 Future Stars and Super Weekend
Info is now available on the Region 2 Men's Website. Click here to find all the info.
Click Here for the 2014-2015 WA/OR Meet Schedule!
2014 WA State Junior Olympic Development Team
May 30, 2014
This is the first Washington State Junior Olympic Development Team. These are the very best level 5 and level 6 gymnasts in the state. They were selected by their placements at the 2014 Washington State Championships. They all participated in the State Development Camp held in conjunction with the State Clinic. Head clinician Mark Russo, head coach of the Washington Men's Gymnastics Team was able to work with all the boys and coaches. This event was held in an effort to help these gymnasts and their coaches through an educational hands on experience. National Team Coach Bob Young (Black Hills Coach) also contributed to the camp with spotting techniques and insights that can only come from a seasoned accomplished coach.
Black Hills and Metropolitan Gymnasts Bring Home Gold
May 8-11, 2014
The Junior Olympic Nationals were a huge success for Washington native gymnasts from Black Hills Gymnastics; Fletcher Braunton, Garret Braunton, Troy Jenkins Jr., Garret Hughes, and from Metropolitan Gymnastics; Adam Kerwin and Kacey Provo. Congratulations to all of these gymnasts who brought home medals.
Garret Braunton won the gold medal in the All Around in the 11 year old Level 8 Junior Elite division. Garret also placed: 2nd on Floor, 4th on Rings, 4th on Vault, 6th on Parallel Bars, and 2nd on High Bar!
Adam Kerwin won the gold medal on the Parallel Bars in the 11 year old Level 8 Junior Olympic division. Adam also placed: 6th in the All Around, and 5th on High Bar.
Fletcher Braunton, in the 17 year old Level 10 Junior Olympic division placed: 3rd in the All Around, 5th on Floor, and 3rd on Rings.
Troy Jenkins Jr., in the 12 year old Level 8 Junior Elite division placed: 5th in the All Around, 3rd on Pommel Horse, and 2nd on Rings.
Garret Hughes, in the 13 year old Level 9 Junior Olympic division placed: 9th in the All Around, and 5th on High Bar.
Kacey Provo, in the 12 year old Level 8 Junior Olympic division placed: 10th in the All Around.
Full list of National Competitiors from Washington:
Black Hills: Fletcher Braunton, Garret Braunton, Troy Jenkins Jr., Garret Hughes, Riley Ward, Alex Dimmer.
Metropolitan: Adam Kerwin, Kacey Provo.
VEGA: Trace Jacquot, Ryan Dietzman.
Mt. Baker: Trey Davis
Mid Columbia: Aaron Brooks
Dynamic: Will Bughi
2014 Washington State Clinic
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2014 Washington State Championships
Garrett Braunton - 2013 Future Stars National Champion!
Garrett Braunton from Black Hills Gymnastics won the 11 year old division at the Future Stars National Championship held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs on November 8th 2013. Garrett beat 58 other 11 year old gymnasts from all over the country. Garrett scored a combined all around of 81.25 (click here for full results). Coach Bob Young commented, "He couldn't have done anything better. He hit all his routines and stuck all his dismounts."
Garrett's teammate, Troy Jenkins Jr., also had an amazing performance and took 2nd place in the 12 year old division! Everett O'Donnell, also from black hills placed 33rd int he 10 year old division out of 74 athletes. Dante Hays from Eastside Gymnastics placed 65th, also in the 10 year old division.
2013 Future Stars National Qualifiers from Region 2
The Region 2 Future Stars Championships was a huge success. The region sent 10 athletes from Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The four national qualifiers from Washington are; Dante Hays (furthest left), Everett O'Donnell (second from left), Troy Jenkins Jr. (third from left), and Garrett Braunton (fourth from left).
A list of all the Regional Future stars competitors from Washington
Black Hills: Braydon Yoder (10yr), Jacob Simpson (10yr), Tanner Braunton (9yr), Everett O'Donnell (10yr), Jesse Daniels (10yr), Garrett Braunton (11yr), Troy Jenkins Jr. (12yr).
Eastside: Sebastian Kane (8yr), Dante Hays (10yr).
Black Hills Gymnasts Bring Home 15 medals and Claim 6 National Titles!
The 2013 Junior Olympic National Championships were held May 2nd - 5th in Portland, OR. Black Hills, coached by Bob Young, supplied the state with 15 medals and 6 National titles won by 4 of his gymnasts.
Here is a full list of the National competitors from Washington:
Black Hills: Garrett Braunton (level 8), Troy Jenkins Jr. (level 8), Paul Farmer (level 9), Farrell Baker (level 10), Fletcher Braunton (level 10), Max Defrees (level 10), Logan Melander (level 10), and Riley Ward (level 10)
Cascade Elite: Aaron Moss (level 10)
Dynamic: Will Bughi (level 9)
Metropolitan: Max Soifer (level 10)
Mt. Baker: Trey Davis (Level 10)
Vancouver Elite: Trace Jacquot (level 10)
Montana Camping (April 7-9, 2013)
Some of the Washington coaches got together to camp on Rock Creek in Montana after the Region 2 Championships. The guys had a blast fishing, shooting, and hanging out around the campfire. CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS
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