Roster: November U.S. National Team Training Camp

The 2018 November U.S. national team training camp is underway at EVO Athletics in Sarasota, Florida. Sixteen elite gymnasts are in attendance at the four-day camp led by high-performance team coordinator Tom Forster. 

Seniors
Shania Adams, Plain City, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics
Sloane Blakely, Frisco, Texas/WOGA
Jordan Chiles, Vancouver, Washington//Naydenov Gymnastics*
Audrey Davis, Frisco, Texas/WOGA
Shilese Jones, Westerville, Ohio/Future Gymnastics Academy*
Maile O’Keefe, Las Vegas, Nevada/Salcianu Elite Gymnastics
Trinity Thomas, York, Pennsylvania/Prestige*

Juniors
Skye Blakely, Frisco, Texas/WOGA*
Jordan Bowers, Lincoln, Nebraska/Solid Rock
Sophia Butler, Houston, Texas/Discover
Kayla DiCello, Boyds, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics*
Addison Fatta, Wrightsville, Pennsylvania/Prestige
Sunisa Lee, St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center*
Lilly Lippeatt, Mason, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics
Konnor McClain, Cross Lanes, W.Va./Revolution*
Lyden Saltness, Forest Lake, Minnesota/Midwest Gymnastics Center
*national team member 

According to USAG, "the camp’s goals include demonstrating new skills and any skills or connections that need assistance, with an emphasis on working on areas that cause problems and on upgrading for the future."

2018 world championship team members were excused from the camp and injured gymnasts were encouraged to miss the camp in order to heal and recover for 2019.


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