Collegiate Athletes

Recent Graduates

Emma Morgenthaler

Emma is a level 10 gymnast who joined Metropolitan after the 2017 season.  Career highlights include: 2016 JO Nationals, 9th Vault, 29th AA, 2016 Regional Vault and AA Champion,
2017 JO Nationals, 9th Vault, 36th AA, 2017 Regional Vault Champion, 2018 J.O. National Championship Qualifier; 2018 Region 2 All-Around Champion and Vault Champion; 2018 WA State Championship 3rd All Around.  2020 – Accepted Scholarship to Sacramento State University.

Emma’s Youtube link is:

Emma’s Gym Divas.US page is:

Brooke Donabedian

Brooke is a Level 10 gymnast who joined Metropolitan in July of 2017.  Her favorite event is beam and some of her accomplishments include: 2017 WA Optional State: 1st AA, 1st Bars;  2016 Region 2: 1st AA, 1st Bars, 1st Floor; 2015 Region 2: 1st AA, 1st Floor, 1st Bars; 2016 JO Nationals Competitor  2020 – Accepted Scholarship to Temple University.

Link to Brooke’s YouTube Channel:

Julia Melchert

Julia is a level 10 gymnast who joined Metropolitan in August 2016. Her favorite events are bars and vault.  In 2017, Julia placed 3rd on Floor, 5th on Vault, and 12th AA at Westerns, 1st AA at Region 2 Championships, and 2nd AA at WA Optional State Championships. Julia was the 1st AA champion at the WA Optional/Compulsory State Championships from 2013 to 2016.  2020 -Committed to Oregon State University.

Amanda Zeng 
Amanda is a Level 10 Gymnast. She was a Bars medalist in the 2019 JO Nationals. She was 2019 all around champion for Region 2. She was 3rd at 2019 State.  2020 – Accepted Scholarship to Stanford University.
Kristina Peterson

Kristina is a Level 10 gymnast and has been at Metropolitan since age 4. She has been State Champion, Regional Champion, and has gone to Westerns National and USA Gymnastics Jr. Olympic National.  2018 – Accepted Scholarship to Oregon State University.

Madison Burnette

Madison is a level 10 gymnast who joined Metropolitan in May 2017.  Some of her accomplishments include:

Regional All-Around Champion in 2013, 2016 & 2017; JO National qualifier 2013-2017 3rd on vault in 2014, 6th on bars and 10th on floor in 2016, 6th on bars in 2017.  2018 – Accepted Scholarship to Stanford University


Distinguished Alumni

  • Geneva Thompson (University of Washington)
  • Maryanna Peterson (Seattle Pacific University)
  • Corrine Wise (Seattle Pacific University)
  • Nina Fogle (Ball State University)
  • Annisa Madrid (Seattle Pacific University)
  • Cristina Tupper (Tulane University – Track and Field)
  • Haley Krommenhoek (Seattle Pacific University)