MYKAYLA SKINNER

Freshman, 5’0”

Gilbert, Ariz.
Higley HS
Desert Lights Gymnastics

Utah Facts

  • First signed with Utah in November of 2014
  • Deferred enrollment until 2016 to train for the Olympics
  • Joined the Utes in October after going on tour with the USA Olympic team

Prior to Utah

  • Alternate on 2016 USA gold-medal Olympic Team
  • Traveled with the USA team to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
  • 4th all-around, 2nd on vault, 5th on beam, 5th on floor at the 2016 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials
  • 2016 Glasgow World Cup all-around champion
  • Four-year member of U.S. Senior National Team
  • 2014 gold medalist USA World Championships team member
  • 3rd on vault, 4th on floor at the 2014 World Championships
  • 2015 USA World Championships team alternate
  • 2nd on vault, 3rd on floor, 10th all-around at the 2016 P&G National Championships
  • 2nd on vault, 3rd on floor, 7th all-around, 7th on beam at the 2015 P&G National Championships
  • 2nd on vault, 2nd on floor, 5th all-around, 6th on beam at the 2014 P&G National Championships
  • 3rd on vault, 3rd on floor, 6th all-around at the 2013 P&G National Championships
  • 2nd on vault, 8th on beam at the 2016 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 2nd on vault, 7th all-around at the 2015 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 2nd on vault, 5th all-around, 6th on beam, 6th on floor at the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 2nd on vault, 10th all-around at the 2013 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 1st on vault, 5th all-around at the 2016 City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy
  • 2nd all-around at the 2015 AT&T American Cup
  • 1st on vault, 1st on floor, 4th all-around at the 2014 City of Jesolo Trophy
  • 1st all-around, vault, floor and team at the 2014 Pan American Championships
  • Member of the USA Junior National Team member from 2011-12
  • Trained at Desert Lights Gymnastics
  • Club coaches: Lisa Spini, John Spini, Neela Nelson, Bob Peterson, Bruce McGehee
  • Graduated from Higley High School

Personal

  • Daughter of Kym and Cris Skinner
  • Brother Jeremy and sisters Chelsea and Katie
  • Sisters were both gymnasts
  • Has not declared a major
  • Full name is MyKayla Brooke Skinner
  • Name is pronounced mick-ay-la
  • Born Dec. 9, 1996
MyKayla Skinner