Kaitlyn Lyle from Airborne Gymnastics has committed to UC Davis. Last season she finished 1st on bars, beam and floor and 3rd AA at her NorCal meet. She placed 1st on bars and beam and 5th AA at regionals. She finished her season with a 31st place finish at JOs.
Rayna Guggino from Tampa Bay Turners has committed to EMU. In the 2016 season, she competed to a 4th place finish at the L9 Eastern Championships. She earned mostly top 10 scores through the 2017 season, but her season ended prior to the post season.
Brenna Brooks, a L10 from WOGA, is heading to Washington a year early, after signing an NLI this week. Her original commit was covered in a prior news item.
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Gayla Griswold from Cypress Pointe Gymnastics has committed to Lindenwood. Last season she finished 1st on fx and 2nd AA at the Louisiana state meet and 4th AA at regionals. She finished 21st AA at JOs.
Utah has hired Carly Dockendorf as a new DIrector of Recruiting and Player Development. She had been serving as a volunteer assistant and choroegrapher to the Ute squad this season. She's a former assistant gymnastics and track & field coach at SPU, and a former two-sport All-American at Washington.
I have had several parents tell me that there is an unspoken pressure in their club gyms when it comes to recruiting. Some parents are very open about their daughters being recruited and others keep things quiet. At best, it can be a very awkward time for everyone because the pressure is on to get their daughters recruited.
TWU has named Kristen Meyers as a full assistant coach. Starting as a graduate assistant for the Pioneers, she was the 2018 co-Assistant Coach of the Year for Division II after serving the last two years as a part time assistant.