Women's Gymnastics

Gymnastics - Women's

Gymnastics is one of Multnomah Athletic Club’s longest-standing sports that has a solid foundation in the community and allows young athletes to experience a social culture mixed with an athletic mentality. Club gymnasts train within the USA Gymnastics Men’s and Women’s Developmental Program, which includes boy’s Club Track and girl’s Xcel. Athletes dedicate years to developing the artistry and strength required to achieve their greatest potential. The MAC program has a history of success with multiple national, regional, and state champions. The coaching staff are passionate professionals who are leaders in the sport and provide a positive and inclusive environment for all athletes.

Gymnastics Handbook

Information

Contact

Phone: 503-517-7560
Email: Gymnastics@themac.com

Tryouts

May 2023

Roster & Schedule

Roster

Xcel
Name Level
Abby Filkins Silver
Addy Kincaid Silver
Hattie Usher Silver
Elodie Savalli-Smith Silver
May Graeper Silver
Penelope Ward Silver
Zoe Baggenstos Silver
Carmen Colen Silver
Claire Chan-Kai Silver
Iris Jacob Silver
Kate Kucha Silver
Mila Adrian Silver
Parker Jones Silver
Sofia Klebleeva Silver
Vivian Spano Silver
Ann Shuler Gold
Cici Simpson-Nairn Gold
Emma Richter Gold
Grace Johanson Gold
Vivienne Dempsey Gold
Aya Nozaki Gold
Bea Usher Gold
Olive Cavallero Gold
Rani Simons Gold
Siri Bailey Gold
Blake Saito Platinum
Elise Chan-Kai Platinum
Mackenzie Samuels Platinum
Quinn Jones Platinum
Jori Cohen Diamond


Developmental Program
Compulsories
Name Level
Caroline Bailey 3
Jane Gildenmeister 3
Siena Seaman 3
Vera Finney 3
Zoya Guroff 3
Berett Blixseth 3
Elizabeth Taylor 3
Ella Berselli 3
Idella Ehrler 3
Makena Crum 3
Olivia Luke 3
Alessandra Patrick 4
Collette Perrin 4
Emerson Vickers 4
Maja Nieswander 4
Ella McMahon 5
Ruby Vanderhoff 5
Trixie Overmeyer 5

Optionals
Name Level
Elsa Roberts 7
Audrey Linnman 7
Emery Markusen 7
Meya Savalli-Smith 7
Kaitlyn Moe 7
Avery Zehntbauer 8
Julia Vanderhoff 8

 

Schedule

Xcel Silver        
Days Dates Event Location Venue
Fri-Sun Jan. 26-28 Westside Meet Portland, Ore. Portland Expo Center
Fri-Sun Feb. 9-11 Top Gun Hillsboro, Ore. Wingspan Event Center
Fri-Sun March 1-3 Emerald Eugene, Ore. Bob Keefer Rec Center
Sat-Sun April 6-7 Xcel State Eugene, Ore. Bob Keefer Rec Center
Compulsory 3 & 4        
Days Dates Event Location Venue
Sat-Sun Jan. 6-7 Reach for the Goal Salem, Ore. Athletic Edge Gym
Fri-Sun Jan. 26-28 Westside Meet Portland, Ore. Portland Expo Center
Fri-Sun Feb. 9-11 Top Gun Hillsboro, Ore. Wingspan Event Center
Fri-Sun March 1-3 Emerald Eugene, Ore. Bob Keefer Rec Center
Sat-Mon March 16-17 Compulsory State Hillsboro, Ore. Wingspan Event Center
Level 5 & Golds        
Days Dates Event Location Venue
Sat-Sun Jan. 6-7 Reach for the Goal Salem, Ore. Athletic Edge Gym
Fri-Sun Jan. 26-28 Westside Meet Portland, Ore. Portland Expo Center
Fri-Mon Feb. 16-19 Charity Choice Tacoma, Wash. Greater Tacoma Convention Center
Fri-Sun March 1-3 Emerald Eugene, Ore. Bob Keefer Rec Center
Sat-Mon March 16-17 Compulsory State Hillsboro, Ore. Wingspan Event Center
Sat-Sun April 6-7 Xcel State Eugene, Ore. Bob Keefer Rec Center
Xceptionals (Platinum/Diamon/Optional)        
Days Dates Event Location Venue
Sat-Sun Jan. 6-7 Reach for the Goal Salem, Ore. Athletic Edge Gym
Fri-Sun Jan. 19-21 Jazz Invitational New Orleans, La. Mark Morial Convention Center
Fri-Sun Feb. 9-11 Top Gun Hillsboro, Ore. Wingspan Event Center
Fri-Mon Feb. 16-19 Charity Choice Tacoma, Wash. Greater Tacoma Convention Center
Fri-Sun March 1-3 Emerald Eugene, Ore. Bob Keefer Rec Center
Fri-Sun March 22-24 Optional State Salem, Ore. Athletic Edge Gym
Sat-Sun April 6-7 Xcel State Eugene, Ore. Bob Keefer Rec Center
Fri-Sun April 12-14 Optional Regionals Anchorage, Alaska Alaska Airlines Center

Coaches

Chi Ouchida: Developmental Coach, Lead Compulsory Coach

Chi Ouchida, dedicated 16 years to the sport of gymnastics, competing at a competitive level for a decade, and retired from the sport as a level 9 MAC athletic member. In 2012, Chi took her passion for gymnastics beyond personal pursuits and began coaching Recreational gymnastics at Cedar Hills Rec Center. And in 2014, expanded her involvement by joining the MAC coaching staff. Chi is the lead compulsory coach, gold coach, and choreographs routines for all levels.

Rob Petit: Assistant Coach- Upper-level Xcel and Optional

Rob Petit grew up in West Linn in the 70's when it was still an idyllic little suburb playing sports, riding bikes, climbing trees. He graduated from West Linn High School in 1979. Back when gymnastics was still a sport in Oregon High Schools. Rob coached all levels of boys and girls at Sunburst Gymnastic Center from 1980-1982 and again from 1986-1989. Coached competitive and recreational gymnastics at Bulleen Templestowe Youth Club near Melbourne Australia. Rob owned Champion Gymnastics Center in Canby Oregon from 1989-1999. He has been teaching all levels of boys and girls at the Multnomah Athletic Club from 1999 to present day. Rob is USA gymnastics Safety Certified, Safe Sport Trained, Meet director certified, skill evaluator certified, First Aid trained, Women’s Artistic Junior Olympic Team Coach, and National Coach. Rob is a Region Two Congress presenter and former Oregon Compulsory Coach of the Year. Rob is passionate about helping athletes to set and achieve goals and to learn important life lessons such as positive thinking, kindness and efficient use of time.

E.J. Gable: Developmental Coach, Xcel Silver lead Coach, Compulsory Coach

E.J. has been involved in the sport for 16 years. She was a level 10 competitive gymnast at pacific west gymnastics in the California bay area. After graduating high school in 2018, she then went on to compete at the collegiate level for Ursinus college in Collegeville, Pennsylvania while studying health and exercise physiology. She has 5 years of experience coaching recreational and competitive gymnastics.

Jolina Wessels: Developmental Coach, Xcel Silver and Compulsory

Jolina grew up in Forest Grove, Oregon. She spent 6 years as a competitive gymnast and transitioned seamlessly into coaching soon after. Aside from gymnastics she started pole vaulting in high school, becoming the Oregon State Champion in 2018, then continued into college. She has been coaching at the MAC since September.

Avery Pettit: Pre-team Coach

Avery, originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, spent her entire childhood dedicated to competitive gymnastics, amassing a 12-year journey. She has a deep appreciation for the sport of gymnastics which naturally led her to coaching. In her role as a coach, she values empowering young gymnasts to believe in themselves, cultivate confidence, and to reach for their goals. She moved to Portland to pursue a degree in Integrative Health and Wellness at the University of Portland. A strong advocate for holistic well-being, she hopes to serve as a positive role model for children in sports.