M Gymnastics - 2007-08 Roster
The 2007-08 Golden Gopher Men's Gymnastics Team: Front row (left to right): Mitchell Mays, Matt Altomari, Steve Vuong, Sergei Dmitriev, Kyle True. Second row: Ali Alieou, Kit Beikmann, Andre Berry, Travis Heaver. Third row: Head coach Mike Burns, Eddie Campbell, Colin McGuire, Cameron Lee, Aaron Fortunato, Assistant Coach Kostya Kolesnikov. Fourth row: Assistant Coach Russ Fystrom, Thomas O'Brien, Adam Reichow, Michael Hillin, Athletic Trainer Jennifer Novak. Back row: Cole Storer, Alex Quast, Chase Etem, Michael Paulus.
|Hometown (Prev School)|
|Aleiou, Ali||So.||Brookfield, Wis. (Brookfield East HS) (Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy)|
|Altomari, Matt||Sr.||New Brighton, Minn. (Irondale HS) (Midwest Gymnastics Center)|
|Berry, Andre||So.||Hempstead, Texas (Waller HS) (Cypress Academy)|
|Campbell, Edward||Jr.||Salt Lake City, Utah (Skyline HS) (USA Gymnastics)|
|Dmitriev, Sergei||Sr.||Minsk, Belarus (Earl Wooster HS) (Sierra Gymnastics)|
|Fortunato, Aaron||So.||Bedford, Ohio (Home school) (Gymnastics World)|
|Heaver, Travis||Fr.||Mendota Heights, Minn. (Henry Sibley HS) (Great Northern Gymnastics)|
|Hillin, Michael||So.||San Antonio, Texas (William Howard Taft HS) (Alamo Gymnastics)|
|Mays, Mitchell||Sr.||Missouri City, Texas (Hightower HS) (Houston Gymnastics Center)|
|McGuire, Colin||So.||Plano, Texas (Spring Creek Academy) (World Olympic Gymnastics Academy)|
|O'Brien, Thomas||So.||Westfield, N.J. (Westfield HS) (Surgent's Elite Gymnastics)|
|Paulus, Michael||Fr.||Maple Grove, Minn. (Maple Grove HS) (Twin City Twisters)|
|Quast, Alex||Jr.||Vadnais Heights, Minn. (White Bear Lake HS) (Midwest Gymnastics Center)|
|Reichow, Adam||So.||Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie HS) (TAGS Eden Prairie)|
|Storer, Cole||So.||Plano, Texas (Spring Creek Academy) (World Olympic Gymnastics Academy)|
|True, Kyle||Sr.||Brookfield, Wis. (University of Illinois-Chicago) (Brookfield East HS) (Salto Gymnastics)|
|Vuong, Steven||Sr.||Bountiful, Utah (Bountiful HS) (USA Gymnastics)|
Gophers Prepare For Major Competitions
The Gophers will be represented at the World University Games and the P&G Championships at the end of August.
Meet Assistant Coach Jordan Valdez
Last week the Gophers announced the addition of Jordan Valdez to the men's gymnastics coaching staff.
Gophers Hire Valdez As Assistant Coach
The University of Minnesota has hired Jordan Valdez as the latest member of their coaching staff, head coach Mike Burns announced Friday.