Diamond, Kirchner, Leinonen

Jr Elite 12-18 Women’s Group

2017-18 Jr National Team alternates

Coached by Vladimir Vladev
Years together 2
Regional/National Results 1st Place 2017 Acro Regionals
1st Place 2017 Acro State
International Results 2017-Geneva Cup – 2nd Place
2017-Pan American – 1st Place
Group’s goal in Acro To make podium at the World Championships in Belgium 2018
Press Links Meet the 2018 World Team Members from Texas

Sarah Diamond

Position Top
Age 15
Years in Acro 7
Background before Acro Sarah was born and raised in San Antonio. From the time she could walk, she was very involved in competitive soccer. But, she also had an interest in tumbling. When she was 7 years old she decided to give acrobatic gymnastics a try, and she’s been hooked ever since.
Goal after Acro Post Acro, Sarah’s dream is to attend Baylor University.

Elizabeth Kirchner

Position Base
Age 17
Years in Acro 8
Background before Acro One year in Artistic Gymnastics
Two years in Soccer
Goal after Acro To go to college
Additional Info Also competed in China at the World Championships as 11-16 trio (different top)
2015 Pan American Champion
Pat Wade Classic 2015 finalist

Alexis Leinonen

Position Middle
Age 16
Years in Acro 5
Background before Acro Alexis started gymnastics at age 4. She competing in artistic gymnastics through level 7 prior to transitioning to acrobatics.
Goal after Acro College then a future career in a medical field.