Gymnastics Signs Two Strong Gymnasts For 2017

Dec. 2, 2015

San Jose, Calif.--Taylor Chan, an eight-year Canadian National Stream Athlete from Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Madison Loomis, a Level 10 gymnast from Hemet, Calif., have signed National Letters-of-Intent to compete for the San José State University women's gymnastics team starting with 2017 season, as announced by head coach Wayne Wright.

Chan, who trains at TAG Gymnastics, has qualified for the Canadian National Championships for the past six years (2010-15). She finished eighth on vault at the 2015 Canadian National Championships as her team finished third (Team BC). At the 2015 Western Canadian Championships, Chan was fifth in the all-around, fourth on beam and seventh on floor. She was fifth on vault at the 2014 Canadian National Championships and 15th in the all-around at the 2013 Canadian National Junior Championships. Chan won the vault at the 2013 Combs la Ville International Meet in France.

Loomis currently trains at Southern California Elite Gymnastics Academy (SCEGA). She trained at and competed for Precision Gymnastics during the 2015 club season, and finished ninth on vault at the Level 10 Region 1 Championships. Loomis was fifth on vault and beam and eighth in the all-around at the 2015 Level 10 SoCal State Championships. In 2014, competing with Gym-Max Gymnastics, she was seventh on bars at the state championships and 10th on floor at regionals. In 2013, she was the Level 9 state champion on vault and second on beam at regionals.

"Taylor and Maddie are strong gymnasts who will be tremendous assets to our team," said Wright. "We look forward to both of them bringing their talents to San José State for the 2017 season."

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