Taqiy Abdullah-Simmons

Midknight Robin host today with Taqiy Abdullah-Simmons. Abdullah-Simmons  is the head coach for the U.S. Pan American men’s gymnastics team. The Pan American Championships will be held in Lima, Peru. It begins Friday September 14th and concludes Sunday September 16th. Top eight teams qualify to the 2019 Pan American Games that will have forty-one nations participating through thirty-nine sports. Abdullah-Simmons talks about the keys to the U.S. team performing well at the competition.

Senior Pan American Championships
U.S. Men’s Team

Cameron Bock- University of Michigan
Spencer Goodell- University of Oklahoma
Riley Loos- Technique Gymnastics
Kanji Oyama- United States Olympic Training Center
Genki Suzuki- University of Oklahoma
Alternates: Sean Melton, Ohio State University & Curran Phillips- Prairie Gymnastics

Senior Pan American Championships
U.S. Women’s Team

Jade Carey- Arizona Sunrays
Kara Eaker- Great American Gymnastics Express
Shilese Jones- Future Gymnastics Academy
Grace McCallum- Twin City Twisters
Trinity Thomas- Prestige
Alternate: Alyona Shchennikova- 5280 Gymnastics

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