Recruitable Athletes

Below you will find information on Recruitable Athletes at Metropolitan Gymnastics. Please contact Yulia Hancheroff for more information.

 2018 Graduates

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

2020 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

Emma’s Youtube link is:

Emma’s Gym Divas.US page is:

Brooke’s 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

Link to Brooke’s YouTube Channel:

Olivia Ledesma
Olivia is a Level 10 gymnast who has been at Metropolitan since 2016.  Her favorite events are beam and floor.  Born in Guatemala, her dream is to compete for her birth country at some point in her career.  Some of Olivia’s accomplishments include 2017 Washington State Championships – 1st on Floor, 1st on beam;  2017 Region 2 Championships – 1st on Vault, 1st on Floor; 2017 JO Nationals – 7th on Vault.

Olivia’s YouTube Channel link is:

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.

2021 Graduates

Mya Lauzon

Mya is a level 10 gymnast who grew up at Metropolitan Gymnastics. Her favorite events are beam and vault.  Some of Mya’s accomplishments are:  Top 15 nominee for 2015 MSO Gymnast Of The Year; 2015 Western Nationals – 1st AA, 2nd bars, 2nd beam, 2nd floor, 3rd vault; Region 2 Championships – AA champion in 2015 & 2017; 2017 JO Nationals – 5th place on vault


Gracyn Brunette

Gracyn is a level 9 gymnast who joined Metropolitan in May 2017. Gracyn qualified to Western Championships in 2017 where she placed 8th on bars.

2022 Graduates

Karlei Shearer

Karlei is a Level 10 gymnast who joined Metropolitan in 2016.  She earned 6th place in AA in the 2015 Level 9 Western Nationals.

Anna Roberts

Anna is a Level 10 gymnast who joined Metropolitan during the 2016-2017 season.  Some of her accomplishments include:
Level 10 Junior A Regional All-Around Champion 2017, 1st on Floor, 1st on Vault, 2nd on Beam.  Junior A Nationals 4th Place on Vault.  2018 Brestyn’s Las Vegas Invitational Junior A First Place All-Around, floor and bars, 2nd place beam, 3rd place vault.  2018 Nastia Liukin Cup qualifier.

Link to Anna’s YouTube Channel:

Kennedy Ausbun is a Level 10 gymnast and joined Metropolitan Gymnastics in June of 2016.  She was participating in the HOPES/Elite program and attending the Olympic Training Center in 2015/16 season.

Portia Clemensen

Portia joined Metropolitan in 2017. Her favorite events are bars and floor.  Portia came to Metropolitan in spring of 2017 and was the 2017 Region 2 Beam Champion and a 2017 Western Nationals Qualifier.