Kelsey Slade
Birthdate: 10/19/2005
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Level 10
Current Residence: Vail, AZ
Club: Arizona Dynamics Gymnastics
Head Coach: Gina Mueller-Martin
Other Coaches: Tricia Ogle, Ben Mueller-Martin, Izzy Guevara
Personal Information
Nickname: Kels
Birthplace: Tucson, AZ
Hometown: Vail, AZ
Instagram: Instagram.com/kelsey.slade24
Name of High School: Cienega High School
High School Graduation Year: 2024
College Graduation Year: 2028
Year you began gymnastics: 2009
Favorite Event: I love all four, but if I had to pick I would say bars!
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mom was a gymnast when she was younger, and because I was an active, strong toddler, she decided to put me in classes! When I was 6 months old, my dad would place me on his hand, and I would balance all by myself standing up!
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I love the lessons gymnastics teaches you. Gymnastics is a challenging sport, and has taught me how to attain and achieve my goals.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goals for gymnastics are to qualify to nationals, win an event or AA at Nationals, and eventually win a NCAA Championship(s) with the Oklahoma SOONERS!
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: James & Jillian Slade
Names of sibling(s): Kenny - 21
Family members in sports: Kenny is a football player, loves to run track, and lift weights.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Psychology & Nutrition
Hobbies or favorite activities: I love to spend time with my family, swim in the summer, go on walks/hikes, and read.
Favorite music: Taylor Swift!!!
Favorite book(s): Pretend She's Here and While you were Sleeping
Favorite movie(s): WONKA
Favorite TV show(s): The Summer I turned Pretty & My Life With The Walter Boys
Favorite Food: Chicken “chipotle” Bowls
National Competition Results
International Competition Results