|Name Ayla Nguyen |
|Birthday January 16, 2000 |
|Hometown Boring, Oregon|
|Parents Hung Nguyen & Michele Sparks Nguyen |
|School Sandy High School |
|Grade 12th (2017-2018), Class of 2018|
|GPA 4.0 GPA|
|Class Rank Ranked 5th out of 308|
Ayla fell in love with gymnastics when she was four years old. She started taking recreational classes at American Elite Gymnastics in Troutdale, OR and eventually started her competitive career at Top Flyte Gymnastics in Troutdale, OR.
Ayla was voted to be the optional team captain by coaches and teammates in 2014. In 2014 and 2015, Ayla was named Best All-Around Gymnast and Most Valuable Gymnast. Ayla started her first season of level 9 in 2016 and qualified for Region 2 Championships where she placed tenth on uneven bars. The next year in 2017, Ayla continued another season of level 9 and qualified for Region 2 Championships again.
Ayla plans to work hard to get her level 10 skills this summer. She trains 20 hours per week at Top Flyte Gymnastics in Troutdale, OR under coach Kathryn Watterson. Ayla would like to compete for a college gymnastics or a college acrobatic and tumbling team.