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2020 Senior Celebration

Help Us Celebrate Our 2020 Gymnastic Seniors!


Shannon Winchester

Shannon Winchester


Future Plans : Miami University in the fall studying biology. She would like to be a marine biologist.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Teresa Principi
Crossroads Elite Gymnastics Academy : Teresa was Shannon's coach at her first first and very last practice and she is grateful for her throughout her gymnastics journey.



Erin Finney

Erin Finney


Future Plans : Attending Glenville State College Athletic Scholarship for Acro and Tumbling. Plans to study Behavioral Science
Instrumental To Your Journey : Parents
Integrity Gymnastics : Erin started out with British Gymnastics while living in the UK until she was 9. Moving back to Ohio, Integrity gymnastics quickly became her second home. She has had such dedication and strength to overcome injuries and challenges. She is excited to start her new chapter at Glenville State.



Trinity Fields

Trinity Fields


Future Plans : Bowling Green State University- Pre-Veterinary Science
Instrumental To Your Journey : Larry McCoppin
Gem City Gymnastics : Trinity started gymnastics at 2 and joined the team when she was 7. She has competed ever since. Her senior year, she decided to do high school gymnastics (she was the only one on her team) and had a great season and qualified for the high school state. She is disappointed that she didn't get to ''finish'' her club career. Gymnastics helped her excel in track where she does relays and long jump, again that season was cancelled also. But even with these setbacks, she has big dreams and goals for the future. She is amazing young woman and has a bright future ahead of her.We are all very proud of her and will miss her.



Kelly Sulek

Kelly Sulek


Future Plans : Ball State University Women's Gymnastics Team
Instrumental To Your Journey : My family because they've supported me through every adversity and encouraged me in times where I wanted to give up. They reminded me why I started and where I wanted to go. They shaped me into becoming the best version of myself.
Perfection Gymnastics School : We are so proud of everything you have accomplished. Love your coaches!



Sarah Snider

Sarah Snider


Future Plans : University of Kentucky for Nursing
Instrumental To Your Journey : Mallory Gardner
Zanesville Gymnastics : Sarah is such a fun and loving girl. She's a great role model for the younger gymnasts in our gym. We loved having Sarah on our team and she'll always be a part of our ''family''. We wish Sarah the best of luck in all her future endeavors.



Kendall George

Kendall George


Future Plans : Northern Illinois University on a full-ride gymnastics scholarship to study Sports Journalism and Broadcasting.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Sydney Hayashi
Buckeye Gymnastics : I want to thank everyone who helped me get to where I am today, my coaches, parents, my sister, and especially my teammates.



Sydney Stanwick

Sydney Stanwick


Future Plans : School Undecided / PT or PA
Instrumental To Your Journey : Mom
Pinnacle Gymnastics : We have loved having Sydney as a part of our Pinnacle family! She has remained diligent and motivated, all the while keeping her teammates (and coaches) smiling and laughing. Her charismatic energy will be greatly missed by everyone in the gym.



Kennedy Weinpert

Kennedy Weinpert


Future Plans : Kennedy will be attending Kent State University to continue her academic and gymnastics career.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Her Mother and her coaches at AAGA.
All-Around Gymnastics Academy : Kennedy has been at All-Around for most of her gymnastics career. She has developed into an exceptional athlete and a person of strong character. In spite of the current circumstances she remains positive and upbeat. She is a leader and a role model in the gym and we look forward to watching her continue to accomplish great things!



Rylee Feldmann

Rylee Feldmann


Future Plans : University of Cincinnati, majoring in Biomedical Engineering
Instrumental To Your Journey : Carol Hester (grandma) and Christy Feldmann (mom/coach)
Flipntwist Gymnastics : Made the University of Cincinnati Cheer team 2020-21.



Madison Snider

Madison Snider


Future Plans : University of Kentucky for Nursing
Instrumental To Your Journey : Mallory Gardner
Zanesville Gymnastics : Madison is a great girl on and off the floor. She's very competitive and works very hard to achieve her goals. Madison was a huge asset to our team and she will truly be missed. We wish her all the best in her future.



Alex Skocic

Alex Skocic


Future Plans : Undecided
Instrumental To Your Journey : Mother
Gymnastics World : Alex has been a big part of Gym World for years. Many of her younger teammates look up to her for inspiration and guidance. Alex is a true lover of the sport of gymnastics. Shows up early, stays late and mentors younger athletes. What more could you want..??



Ronnie Di Iorio

Ronnie Di Iorio


Future Plans : International Politics and Diplomacy at the University of Toronto.
Instrumental To Your Journey : My parents, coaches, and teammates!
Buckeye Gymnastics



Natalie Spears

Natalie Spears


Future Plans : Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in American Sign Language Interpreting
Instrumental To Your Journey : Patrick Jordan
Gym-Nation : Natalie has been a part of the Gym-Nation family since 2007. Over the years she has demonstrated her resiliency and passion for the sport countless times. She will miss her Gym family, and we will miss her!



Olivia Boone

Olivia Boone


Future Plans : Ohio State University
Instrumental To Your Journey : Becky Doggette
Buckeye Gymnastics



Katie Kappel

Katie Kappel


Future Plans : University of Dayton to study health sciences. She also hope to be a Dayton cheerleader.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Coach Bernie Mehmed and Coach Jen Huryn
Crossroads Elite Gymnastics Academy : Katie would like to thank Bernie, who has coached her for 10 years and Jen who coached her in Preteam and Level 4 and her entire high school gymnastics career. They never gave up on me and pushed me to be better by believing in me. I wouldn't have made it to my senior year of gymnastics without them.



Keely Young

Keely Young


Future Plans : Kent State University
Instrumental To Your Journey : My Mom & Dad, Coaches And Teammates Of Olympic Dreams
Olympic Dreams : Keely started in our parent and tot classes. I could tell even then how talented she was. Her amazing gymnastics and happy personality have made her a special part of our team. We will miss her but look forward to supporting her in NCAA Gymnastics at Kent State University. Good luck Keely!



Gianna Gerdes

Gianna Gerdes


Future Plans : Gianna will be a student-athlete at the University of Minnesota.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Her parents
Gym X-Treme Gymnastics : Gianna has been with the Gym X-Treme family since she was 20 months old. We have valued her gymnastics ability and loyalty as she finished her last 7 years on our Level 10 Team. Throughout Gianna's journey she has created great synergy throughout the gym levels. She compliments her team with great support, attitude while being diligent at what she needs to accomplish as well. She has great passion for dance and brings to life her floor and beam routines with great artistry. We are excited for her next journey as a Minnesota Gopher! Gianna’s career achievements include: 7 year Level 10, State Vault Champ 2015 & 2018, Floor State Champ 2015 & 2018 and State A.A. Champ 2015, Region 5 Regional Vault Champ 2018 season, 4 time National Qualifier placing 13th in 2016 and 10th in 2017. Tops 2010-2013 with many achievements, Hopes Participant 2014-2016 (qualifying to Hopes Classic both seasons).



Marlee Catanzarite

Marlee Catanzarite


Future Plans : Youngstown State University and majoring in biology and pre-med
Bee’s Gymnastics : Marlee is an amazing young lady. She has worked hard for everything she has accomplished. Marlee is very devoted to gymnastics and has become a great leader for our team and will be greatly missed, but we wish her much success in her future.



Olivia Lynd

Olivia Lynd


Future Plans : Northern Illinois University Women's Gymnastics Team
Instrumental To Your Journey : Coach Regan because she coached me when I was little and still supports me today in the gym!
Perfection Gymnastics School : We are so proud of everything you have accomplished. Love your coaches!



Avery Keller

Avery Keller


Future Plans : Fairmont State University as a Nursing Major and will also be a part of their Acrobatics and Tumbling Team.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Jessica Kaiser and Bernadette Mehmed
Crossroads Elite Gymnastics Academy : Avery wants to thank Coach Jessica and Coach Bernie for all their support through her gymnastics journey.



Kelsey Kollhoff

Kelsey Kollhoff


Future Plans : Compete for the University of Wisconsin White Water gymnastics team and is planning to major in Psychology
Instrumental To Your Journey : Patrick Jordan and Kyle Grable
Gym-Nation : In addition to her many accomplishments as a gymnast herself, Kelsey has inspired dozens of her teammates to be the best that they can be. She is a natural leader and is beloved by her teammates. We are so excited to cheer her on as she competes in college!



Maggie Mace

Maggie Mace


Future Plans : Penn State University on a gymnastics scholarship
Cincinnati Gymanstics : Maggie has grown so much has an athlete and a person in her time with us. Maggie is so passionate about this sport! We appreciate her leadership on the team. She uses her knowledge of the sport to help her teammates grow and get new skills. She is going to be a great addition to Penn State's team!



Gillian Rutz

Gillian Rutz


Future Plans : University of Arkansas - Full Ride Gymnastics Scholarship
Instrumental To Your Journey : My parents because they had to put up with driving to and from practices, my moods and a lot more. Also my coaches that I've had because they have pushed me to be the best gymnast and person I could be.
Perfection Gymnastics School : We are so proud of everything you have accomplished. Love your coaches!



Sydney Hayashi

Sydney Hayashi


Future Plans : Michigan State University where I will continue my gymnastics as well as academic careers!
Instrumental To Your Journey : my family and coaches
Buckeye Gymnastics



Ellie Barga

Ellie Barga


Future Plans : Eastern Michigan University- Medical Field
Instrumental To Your Journey : Larry McCoppin
Gem City Gymnastics : Ellie is an amazing young lady. She has done gymnastics since she was little, and stuck it through all these years. She can make you laugh with her sarcastic comments, all in good fun, and can be that friend everyone needs. She also, did not get to ''finish'' but she had a great high school gymnastics season and qualified for state. She excels at track, and that too, had been taken away. But she looks forward to the next step, college and ha sa bright future ahead of her. We are very proud of her and will miss her.



Adriana Bustelo

Adriana Bustelo


Future Plans : Central Michigan on a gymnastics scholarship
Cincinnati Gymanstics : Adriana has been a leader in the gym with her positive energy. She stepped up this year and led by example. We love the way Adriana puts her teammates above herself and cares about the success of her team. It has been a long journey for Adriana but her hard work has paid off! We cant wait to watch her career continue at CMU!



Alexis Paolone

Alexis Paolone


Future Plans : Kent State Salem and major in Radiologic Technology
Instrumental To Your Journey : Coach Ron Ferris
Ohio Gymnastics Institute : Alexis has loved the sport of gymnastics since she could walk. She has happily trained year after year with unwavering devotion. Alexis’s inner drive and determination is what pushes her to continue and accomplish every task given to her. She demonstrates excellence in all that she puts her mind to both in and out of the gym. Alexis has been an immeasurable asset and leader to our team. We have no doubt that her future will be filled with success!



Avery Balser

Avery Balser


Future Plans : Rutgers University on a full athletic scholarship with an intended major in Biology.
Buckeye Gymnastics : Someone instrumental of this long memorable journey is my mom. I would be nowhere close to where I am today, she has always had my back and helped me push through the times when things got tough. The other reason I am where I am today is because of all of my coaches and amazing teammates.



Alexis Wynn

Alexis Wynn


Future Plans : King University in Bristol, TN majoring in Elementary Education and a member of their Acrobatics and Tumbling Team.
Instrumental To Your Journey : I want to thank my parents, teammates, and coaches for their incredible support through all of my years in gymnastics. To my parents, thank you for sacrificing of your time and effort for me to do what I love. To my teammates, thank you for making me smile and for helping me through the hardest days. To my coaches, thank you for pushing me and getting me to where I am today. I'm so ecstatic to start my next chapter and wouldn't be here without all of their support.
Gymnastics Training Center of Ohio



Jess Morman

Jess Morman


Future Plans : Kent State to study Physical Therapy.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Coach Tiffany, Coach Sam, and teammates
Flytz Gymnastics : We are so proud of everything Jess has accomplished. We are grateful to have her as a part of the Flytz family. We are going to miss her, and we wish her the very best!



Caroline Craft

Caroline Craft


Cincinnati Gymanstics : I have coached Caroline the majority of her gymnastics journey. I am so proud of her commitment to this sport and love for CGA. Caroline holds herself to the highest standards as a gymnast, student, and leader. She is a leader by example honoring her many commitments in the gym and at school. Caroline will be successful no matter what she decided to study or pursue in the future because she demands it of herself. We are so proud of you Carol, you will be missed!



Katie Butler

Katie Butler


Future Plans : Eastern Michigan University to further her academic and gymnastics career.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Mr. & Mrs. Ganim
Gymnastics World : Katie is as tuff of an athlete as we have had at Gym World. She is a member of the Gym World Unity Council. She is also the President of the Unity Council. Katies path to level 10 was not easy. An average athlete would have quit in level 6. If you you create an obstacle in front of her, she will overcome that obstacle 100% of the time. Katie will be a valuable member of the EMU squad next year. It will be difficult to replace Katie's leadership at GW. However, her leadership is exactly why we will. She has helped our gym foster the leaders of tomorrow.



Mya Garrison

Mya Garrison


Future Plans : Ohio State University. She plans on pursuing a career in the Healthcare field as well as competing for the OSU Club Team
Instrumental To Your Journey : Coach Tim Willson
Cyclone Gymnastics : Mya is an inspiration to us all, both in and out of the gym. It is amazing to see how far she has come since 2016 when she was so very sick. Watching her grow from a tiny 3 year old bouncing around the gym into the gymnast and person she is today has been a gift. She has always been a pleasure to work with and even works at the gym now, teaching a new generation the sport she loves so much. We will miss her daily presence in the gym when she begins her college journey but wish her all the best as she starts a new phase in life. We are very proud of all that she has accomplished.



Izzabel Geig

Izzabel Geig


Future Plans : Kent State University to continue her academic and gymnastics career
Instrumental To Your Journey : Mother
Gymnastics World : Izzy is just plain and simply....a Miracle. In my 30 + years of coaching, I have never witnessed more resolve or, more perseverance. I believe Gym World was instrumental in her journey through her gymnastics career. Izzy will also be instrumental in our professional careers. We now know that there is nothing tougher than a gymnast. We also know that a determined mind can NEVER be stopped.



Alexa Berezowitz

Alexa Berezowitz


Future Plans : Yale University Women's Gymnastics Team
Instrumental To Your Journey : My parents and family because they've always supported me, and since we live so far away, they've sacrificed a lot so that I could go to Perfection!
Perfection Gymnastics School : We are so proud of everything you have accomplished. Love your coaches!



Kerrington Kroeckel

Kerrington Kroeckel


Future Plans : NWSCC and BGSU majoring in Early Childhood Education + Continue coaching with the Gymstars
Instrumental To Your Journey : Kellye Kroeckel, my mom and my coach
Defiance YMCA Gymstars : Kerrington has overcome osteochrondritis dissecans in her knee. She chose to fight back through physical and emotional setbacks to return to the sport she loves. She did this against the odds and those who thought she couldn't. She did all of this with grace and humility. Kerrington brings her tenacity and love of gymnastics to all her teammates and especially to the athletes she coaches. She has inspired them to want to be part of her team, finding joy in the sport and having fun along the way.



Sarah Kraynek

Sarah Kraynek


Future Plans : Xavier Univeristy
Instrumental To Your Journey : Shannon Fields
Gem City Gymnastics : Sarah has been in gymnastics since she was little. Sarah is a very strong willed athlete. She works hard and has determination in everything she does. She had great high school gymnastics season, qualifying for state, but sad she could not finish her club journey. She also runs track, and that too, has been cancelled. But, she she knows everything happens for a reason. We are very proud of her, and know she will do great things at Xavier. We will miss her.



Cassidy O'Neill

Cassidy O'Neill


Future Plans : Air Force Academy
Cincinnati Gymanstics : Cassidy has spent her career at CGA. I first coached her as a level 4 and cannot believe the transformation she has made from a goofy little girl to a strong, confident, responsible young lady. She always keeps us laughing with her dry sense of humor and laid back attitude. Cassidy is very talented and will be a strong addition to the gymnastics team at the Air Force Academy.



Emma Pritchard

Emma Pritchard


Future Plans : Emma will be a student-athlete at The Ohio State University.
Instrumental To Your Journey : Coach Joanne Docherty
Gym X-Treme Gymnastics : Emma has been with the Gym X-Treme family from the age of 7. She has been a strong part of our team program and has been the heart of our Level 10 team for the past 7 years. She is a great leader and role model for young gymnasts. Emma is self motivated and her best attributes are her self-confidence and extreme willpower to win. Her further is bright as an Ohio State Buckeye! Emma’s career achievements include: 7 year Level 10, 5 time National Qualifier, State Champ on Beam, Bars and Vault throughout her career, Regional A.A. Champ as well as x2 vault champ, National Top 5 for 3 years and Top 10 the other 2 years, 2017 Nastia Liukin Qualifier, Region 5 All Star Team Member, USA J.O. National Team Member, Tops 2010-2013, and Hopes Participant 2014-2015 Season.



Julia Atienza

Julia Atienza


Future Plans : The Ohio State University
Instrumental To Your Journey : Coach Maggie
Pinnacle Gymnastics : Julia has been a part of our Pinnacle family for 13 years. She brings JOY into the gym and encouragement to everyone in her path. Her huge heart for the sport and her teammates has placed her in a natural role of leadership. It has been an absolute pleasure to work with her positive spirit!



Bella Mazzacco

Bella Mazzacco


Future Plans : Bowling Green
Instrumental To Your Journey : Mom
Pinnacle Gymnastics : Bella has been a part of our Pinnacle family for 12 years. She is incredibly considerate and compassionate with our younger athletes. On any given day, we would catch her giving hugs and smiles to our littles! Her lighthearted personality and kindness will be deeply missed by everyone in the gym.



Lian Pickens

Lian Pickens


Future Plans : School Undecided/Business
Pinnacle Gymnastics : Lian has been a part of our Pinnacle family for 13 years. She has exemplified great passion and perseverance in achieving her long term goals, regardless of the obstacles she has faced. Her grit and tenacity will be an example to younger athletes for years to come. We are so proud to have been a part of her journey.



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