April 2022

Roman Alvarez

Hi I am Roman alvarez .Im from Austin,Texas , and I specialize on double mini .I have been competing tnt for 6 years and going on my third season as an elite.Last year I had a season ending injury at the start .this year I am hopeful that I will be able to show what I can do .

Joseph Borders

My name is Joseph Borders with Champions Westlake and I am 12 years old and live in Austin, Texas. I'm a 6th grader at Trinity Episcopal School. I train at Champions Westlake and my coach is Michael Lachner. I am Youth Elite on trampoline and double mini. I started T&T at age 6 and the gym is my second home. I am looking forward to the 2022 season.

Hope Bravo

Hi! My name is Hope Bravo with Eagle Gymnastics Academy and I have been competing in T&T for about 10 years. I am a senior elite on tumbling and have been blessed to compete for Team USA at several international events. I am a 4x World Championship Team Member and was a finalist at the 2018 World Championships in Russia where I placed 6th overall. I am so grateful for this sport and all of the lifelong friendships it has given me.

Peyton Brown

My name is Peyton Brown. As an original Tumble Tech athlete, I am excited to compete as a senior elite. I was introduced to the trampoline six years ago when the gym got one. I’ve worked hard to reach this level and will compete in my first international competition in Italy this May. I graduate high school from iUniversity Prep in June. I would not have been able to achieve my goals without the support from my entire family. I especially want to thank my coach, Alex McKay, and Tumble Tech for making my dream to be a member of the national team a reality.

Carris Coe

I am Carris Coe, a 16 year old sophomore at Round Rock High School. I have been bouncing on trampolines since I was 3 years old and began competing on the trampoline when I was 8. I made it to elite level on trampoline when I was 13 and I am now at the intermediate elite level. I have many years of training ahead with my coach, Alex Mckay, at Tumbletech in Cedar Park, TX. I have dedicated my life to this sport and i hope one day i will be blessed with the opportunity to train on the national team.

Maya Goode

Hi, my name is Maya Goode and I’m 14 years old. I go to Eagle Gymnastics in Frisco, TX. I have amazing coaches, Jared Olsen and Drew Collins. Trampoline and tumbling has been a part of my life since 2016. I’m a youth elite athlete on trampoline and level 9 on tumbling. When I’m not at the gym, I’m busy with school cheer. In my free time, I love hanging out with my friends. I have a twin brother and a younger brother, and my parents are very supportive of us. TNT is a big part of my life and has taught me to be self-disciplined and focused.

Blake Graham

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Hi, my name is Blake Graham. I'm a Freshman at Tascosa High School in Amarillo, TX where I’m involved in Student Council and several other student activities. I train at All American Gymnastics with Tim Hall and Alyssa Williamson. I’ve been competing for six years, and this is my first year at Junior Elite on Tumbling, Trampoline, and Double Mini. In the past, I’ve won two National Titles on Double Mini—my favorite event! Gymnastics has helped teach me perseverance, discipline, and time-management. I love training with my teammates and learning new skills. One of my goals is to work very hard to put myself in a position to be considered for Team USA. I’m also happy to have been selected to serve on the STTA (State) Athlete Council. Outside of gymnastics, my hobbies include going to sporting events, skiing, hunting, pole-vaulting, going to the beach, and Marvel movies! :) Good luck to everyone at Region 3 Championships!

Chandler Brooke Graham

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Hi! My name is Chandler Brooke Graham. I’m a 7th grader and have been competing T&T gymnastics for six years. I train at All American Gymnastics in Amarillo, TX, and my coaches are Alyssa Williamson and Tim Hall. On my way to becoming a Youth Elite competitor on Double Mini and Trampoline, I won three National Titles. One of my favorite things about competing is making a ton of new friends and socializing! I love to cheer on athletes from all gyms as we compete together. Outside of gymnastics, I enjoy volleyball, track, and basketball. I love my entertaining and active family. I also love hunting, music, dancing, the OSU Cowboys, and my dog, Boone!

Skyelar Hawk

Hi I am Skyelar Hawk with Eagle Gymnastics Academy and I have been doing T&T since I was 5 years old. I like to hang out with my friends outside of gym for the majority of my free time. My main goal in this sport is to go to WORLDS and make National Team for tumbling. My advice for other athletes is always believe in yourself.

Kaitlyn Holsapple

My name is Kaitlyn Holsapple and I am a Junior Elite Trampolinist attending Oklahoma Extreme Tumbling & Trampoline with head coach Chauncy Haydon. I am a sophomore at Bixby High School and I have been doing trampoline for about 6 1/2 years. I have 3 national titles in trampoline. What I love about this sport is the fact that there is always something new to learn. Also not only do I learn skills on trampoline I also learn life skills that will help me in the long run.

Rayleigh Huette

My name is Rayleigh Huette and I am 15 years old. I am the daughter of Benita and Scott Huette and have grown up in Weimar, Texas my entie life. Gymnastics has been a part of my life for almost 12 years now. I have been on the Junior National Team for 3 years and have competed in two World Age Groups. I’m fortunate enough to have very supporting coaches at both, K and L Tumbletown and Gymagic. In my free time, I raise and show cattle. In my few and far between breaks of gymnastics and steers, I like to hunt and hang out with family and friends.

Paisley James

I’m Paisley James, I am currently 16 years old and attending Bixby high school as a Sophomore. I have been at OXT on the competition team sense I was 8 years old. This is my first year as an elite trampolinist. I love to spend time with my family and friends and be at the gym on the trampoline.

Jordy Maldonado

My name is Jordy Maldonado, and I am an Intermediate Elite athlete at World Champion Centre in Spring, Texas. About a year and a half ago, I made the decision to switch from men’s artistic gymnastics to T&T. I have made a lot of progress since I started. My first season I started as a level 8 athlete on both trampoline and double mini and ended the season as a level 10 athlete on both events. This current season I mobilized from a level 10 to an intermediate athlete. I am looking forward to progressing and seeing what I can do in this sport.

Dylan McGuire

My name is Dylan McGuire. I live in Midlothian Texas with my parents Heidi & David McGuire, I also have a brother Donavan, Sister-in-law Jordan and adorable niece Melody. I am a Senior Elite Tumbler and train at Trevino's Gymnastics, in Lancaster Texas. Last season I got 1st place at Nationals as an Open Elite. Which helped me earn a spot on the World Age Group Team, where I placed 9th over all. Which was an amazing experience. I enjoyed getting to know my team mates as well as work with some great coaches. I hope to make the team again this year.

Lawrence Owens

My name is Lawrence Owens and I am a Junior Elite tumbler. I am 15 years old and I go to J. J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas. I go to Flip Factory and my coaches are Keith and Kelly Baker. I have done this sport for six years and I have learned many life lessons in the process. Aside from tumbling, I cheer at Pearce and I love hanging out with my friends. I am very excited to see what the rest of the season brings!

Isabella Pansano

Hi! I am Isabella Pansano. I am 15 years old and a Junior Elite in Trampoline and Double Mini. I train at World Champions Centre under coach Jeffrey Brown. In 2021 I was the National Champion Level 10 in Double Mini and I had the awesome experience of being part of Team USA at the World Age Groups Competition in Baku, Azerbaijan were me along with my partner Leah Edelman came back with a Bronze Medal in Youth Elite Syncronized Trampoline. I am very excited about competing this year and look forward to working hard and achieving my goals!!!

Leah Partida

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My name is Leah Partida. I am 12 years old and I live in Georgetown, Texas. I compete Youth Elite trampoline and level 10 double mini. This is my 6th year to compete in TnT and my 4th year with Tumble Tech. My favorite event to compete is double mini. What I love most about this sport is that as an elite, I have the freedom to try different skills and not have to follow a scripted routine. I am working to make the WAGS team in the future. When I grow up, I want to be an anesthesiologist or a neurosurgeon.

Alec Pelezo

My name is Alec Pelezo, and I am a Senior Elite athlete at World Champions Centre in Spring, Texas. About 2 years ago, I made the decision to switch from artistic gymnastics to trampoline and tumbling to train under coach Jeffrey Brown. I am a current Junior and Senior National Team member for tumbling and double mini and have been named to a world cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. I am also the current national silver medalist for junior elite double mini. This sport has taught me skills that constitute more than just being an athlete such as perseverance and being accountable . Additionally, this sport has allowed me the opportunity to travel and make life-long friendships with people from all over the world.

Brianna Richardson

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My name is Brianna Richardson and I am 14 years old and an 8th grader at Levine Academy. I am a Youth Elite on Trampoline and a Level 10 on Double Mini. I train at Flip Factory in Plano, Texas with coaches Keith and Kelly Baker and have been training with them since I was 6 years old. My favorite event is Trampoline, and my goal is to qualify for World Age Groups. My biggest accomplishment was making Youth Elite on Trampoline by the time I was 13 years old. T&T has taught me that I should never give up on myself, to be a good teammate and that hard work and dedication pays off!

Mikaela Snider

My name is Mikaela Snider. I have been competing in Trampoline and Tumbling gymnastics for 8 years. I am 18 years old and a freshman at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. I am majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and I am on a Pre-Med track. I plan to attend medical school after graduating from Texas Tech University. I train at Air Extreme in Lubbock with Brad Davis, Amanda Bailey, and Byron Smith. This is my first year as an intermediate elite on trampoline. My favorite thing about trampoline is being able to travel across the county to amazing places and competing. I am so grateful for this sport because it has helped me become the person that I am today, it has built my character more than anything ever will. This sport has taught me the importance of perseverance, hard work, and dedication. I know that I would not be able to do this without the support of my family, coaches, teammates, and Region 3.

Michael Sofia

My name is Michael Sofia. I am eleven years old and have been jumping and flipping my whole life - I actually started walking at 8-months old. I have won 2 national championships (trampoline and double-mini) and continue to train hard 6-days a week at Flip Factory in Plano, Texas. I have been featured in the Lucas Living Magazine twice and have several followers on Instagram @tntnationalchampion. I love this sport! I make new friends at every competition. I now have friends all over the United States! I've learned a lot about myself: I'm really good at coaching others and enjoy helping them. And I can do anything as long as I can bounce high enough! I'm in 5th grade at Lovejoy ISD in Lucas, Texas. I have participated in several talent shows; all my friends know what I do. My friends play football, but they support me and even come to watch me compete sometimes. My whole family is also supportive - I can always count on my grandma, mom, dad, and older brother to be there cheering me on. I never get tired of the gym; I come straight home from school, grab a snack and jump in the car with my mom. I love traveling all over to compete. It's my passion and one day I hope to represent the U.S. in the Olympics!

Kimberly Tipton

Hi!! My name is Kimberly Tipton and I train as a senior elite athlete at Victoria Gymagic. I’m 19 years old and currently a junior at University Houston-Victoria majoring in education. After an almost 2 1/2 year break from TNT, I have decided to make a comeback!! I’m so excited to be back out on the competition floor and I can’t wait to see what the season has in store for me.

Tasha Williams

My name is tasha williams, i’m 16 years old and a Senior Elite training at World Champions Centre. i’ve been doing tnt for 16 years and have been elite for 6. i’m a 9x JO gold medalist and made 2 world age groups. my goals for this season is to make my first world cup in Rimini, Italy, world games in Birmingham, Alabama, world championships in sofia, bulgaria and sr national team.