Welcome to Region IV Men’s Gymnastics
The history of gymnastics in Region IV, a geographic area designated for junior developmental gymnastics by USA Gymnastics, spans over 100 years, beginning with St. Paul Turners, St. Paul, Minnesota, around 1846. This includes junior developmental gymnastics, senior, elite, and gymnastics administered through the governing bodies of: NCAA, AAU, YMCA, Sokol, Jewish Community Centers, Salto, and USA Gymnastics, (formerly USGF). In the year 2000, at the XXVII Olympiad in Sydney, Australia, three of the six USA Men’s Gymnastics Team came from Region IV.
They are John Roethlisberger, of Minnesota, and Morgan and Paul Hamm, of Wisconsin. There is a rich gymnastics environment within the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
In 2004, Paul and Morgan again achieved placement on the US Men’s Gymnastics Team and Paul, in the face of extraordinary duress, went on to win the Gold Medal in the All Around in Athens.
We congratulate them on their continued success and extend our congratulations to their coaches, Fred Roethlisberger, Stacy Maloney & Miles Avery.
More recently, Marvin Kimble of Wisconsin, has been on the Senior National Team since 2014, after having dominated the Junior Olympic National Championships in his junior career. Marvin is currently training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. He traveled as an alternate with the US Men’s Gymnastics Team to the 2015 World Championships in Glascow, Scotland, where the team claimed 5th and an automatic bid to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Congratulations to Marvin’s coaches, Andrei Kan and Alex Belanovski, for their outstanding coaching and achievements.
USAG Region IV Chairman