Emily Springford got her start in gymnastics at the age of 7 after she was caught flipping around the living room. Emily began competing in the fall of 2013 as a level 3 with SCEGA Gymnastics and finished fifth on bars at the SoCal South State Championships. Emily competed level 4 during the 2014 season. Emily had her best meet of her season at the East Sectional Championships where she won the bars, beam, floor, and all around titles. At the SoCal South State Championships, Emily finished in the top 10 on bars and floor. Emily competed her last season of compulsories in 2015 as a level 5 and finished third on floor at state.

Emily began her optional career in 2016 as a level 6. Emily had a great level 6 season and won the floor title and took third on bars at the SoCal State Championships. As a level 7 in 2017, Emily opened up her season at the Arizona Grand Invitational where she had a fantastic meet and won the bars, floor, and all around titles with a 38.675. Emily continued to have a great season and finished in the top 3 in the all around at every meet she competed in. At the SoCal State Championships, Emily won the floor title and took third all around. From state, Emily qualified to the Region 1 Championships and had another great meet, winning the bars, beam, and all around titles.

Emily kicked off her 2018 level 8 season at the SCEGA California Classic where she came home with wins on bars, floor, and all around. Two months later at state, Emily took second on floor and third all around and qualified to regionals. Emily had a fantastic meet at regionals and defended her all around title and won the floor title as well.

Emily had another solid season in 2019 as a level 9 and came home with the floor title as well as third all around at state and qualified to regionals. At the Region 1 Championships, Emily won the floor title with a 9.700, second on beam with a 9.700, third on vault, and fifth all around, qualifying to the Western Championships. Emily concluded her season with a great finish at Westerns and came home with gold medals on beam and floor.

Currently, Emily trains 28 hours per week under coaches Terry Gray, Kathy Strate, and Rhonda Schwandt at SCEGA Gymnastics. Emily's goal for this season is to qualify to the Western Championships. In the future, Emily hopes to earn a college scholarship for gymnastics to a division 1 school.

2019 Western Championships Level 9 beam & floor champion; vault & AA medalist
2019 SoCal State Championships Level 9 floor champion & AA bronze medalist
2019 Region 1 Championships Level 9 floor champion, beam silver medalist & vault bronze medalist
2019 America's Top 100: Level 9 Beam & Floor
2018 SoCal State Championships Level 8 floor silver medalist & AA bronze medalist
2018 Region 1 Championships Level 8 floor & AA champion; bars & beam silver medalist
2018 America's Top 100: Level 8 Beam & AA
2017 SoCal State Championships Level 7 floor champion; bars & AA bronze medalist
2017 Region 1 Championships Level 7 bars, beam & AA champion; floor bronze medalist
2017 America's Top 100: Level 7 Bars & Beam
2016 SoCal State Championships Level 6 floor champion & bars bronze medalist
2015 SoCal South State Championships Level 5 floor bronze medalist
2015 America's Top 100: Level 5 Beam
2014 SoCal South State Championships Level 4 Qualifier
2013 SoCal South State Championships Level 3 Qualifier
America's Top 100: Level 8 Beam & AA
Region 1 Championships Level 8 floor & AA champion; bars & beam silver medalist
SoCal State Championships Level 8 floor silver medalist & AA bronze medalist
America's Top 100: Level 7 Bars & Beam
Region 1 Championships Level 7 bars, beam & AA champion; floor bronze medalist
SoCal State Championships Level 7 floor champion; bars & AA bronze medalist
SoCal State Championships Level 6 floor champion & bars bronze medalist
America's Top 100: Level 5 Beam
SoCal South State Championships Level 5 floor bronze medalist
SoCal South State Championships Level 4 Qualifier
SoCal South State Championships Level 3 Qualifier
America's Top 100: Level 9 Beam & Floor
Western Championships Level 9 beam & floor champion; vault & AA medalist
Region 1 Championships Level 9 floor champion, beam silver medalist & vault bronze medalist
SoCal State Championships Level 9 floor champion & AA bronze medalist

Favorite Event: Bars

Favorite Skill: Pak Salto

Favorite Gymnast: Simone Biles

Favorite Meet: SCEGA California Classic

Favorite Quote:
"A champion is defined not by their wins, but by how they can recover when they fall." - Serena Williams

DateMeetLevelVaultBarsBeamFloorAll
05/10/2019Western Championships9 Vault - 9.400 (6) Bars - 8.600 Beam - 9.625 (1) Floor - 9.550 (1)
04/12/2019Region 1 Championships9 Vault - 9.525 (3T) Bars - 8.800 Beam - 9.700 (2) Floor - 9.700 (1)
03/15/2019SoCal State Championships9 Vault - 9.425 (5) Bars - 9.075 (8) Beam - 9.100 (8) Floor - 9.500 (1T)
02/27/2019Greensboro Invitational9 Vault - 9.050 (4T) Bars - 8.300 (8) Beam - 9.375 (2) Floor - 9.475 (2)
02/22/2019SCEGA California Classic9 Vault - 9.225 (3T) Bars - 8.750 (4) Floor - 9.650 (1)
02/09/2019Classic Rock Invitational9 Vault - 9.400 (2) Beam - 9.425 (1) Floor - 9.625 (1)
01/25/2019San Diego Classic9 Beam - 9.400 (1) Floor - 9.550 (3)
01/11/2019California Grand Invitational9 Vault - 9.350 (1) Bars - 9.050 (2) Beam - 9.425 (1) Floor - 9.100 (2)
12/09/2018In House Meet9 Vault Bars Beam Floor
04/13/2018Region 1 Championships8 Vault - 9.300 (5) Bars - 9.600 (2) Beam - 9.725 (1)
03/16/2018SoCal State Championships Vault - 9.350 Bars - 9.150 (9T) Beam - 9.500 (4) Floor - 9.350 (2)
02/23/2018Spirit of the Flame Challenge8 Bars - 9.625 (4) Beam - 9.175 (6) Floor - 9.700 (1T)
02/02/2018Chris Waller's Heart of a Champion8 Vault - 9.100 (1) Bars - 9.600 (1) Beam - 9.525 (1) Floor - 9.525 (1)
01/19/2018SCEGA California Classic8 Vault - 8.850 (3) Bars - 9.275 (1) Beam - 9.100 (2) Floor - 9.300 (1)
12/11/2017In-House Meet8 Vault Bars Beam Floor
04/21/2017Region 1 Championships7 Vault - 9.375 (7) Bars - 9.650 (1) Beam - 9.750 (1) Floor - 9.750 (3)
03/16/2017SoCal State Championships7 Bars - 9.575 (3) Beam - 9.550 (5) Floor - 9.775 (1)
02/24/2017Long Beach Open7 Vault - 9.300 (2) Bars - 9.400 (3) Beam - 9.600 (2T) Floor - 9.650 (1)
02/09/2017Gliders Invitational7 Vault - 9.150 (9) Bars - 9.550 (2) Beam - 9.550 (2) Floor - 9.625 (2)
02/03/2017SCEGA California Classic7 Vault - 9.400 (4) Bars - 9.550 (2) Beam - 9.450 (1) Floor - 9.400 (4)
01/19/2017Texas Prime Meet7 Vault - 9.300 (4) Bars - 9.850 (1) Beam - 9.825 (1) Floor - 9.575 (3)
01/12/2017Arizona Grand Invitational7 Vault - 9.525 (6) Bars - 9.800 (1) Beam - 9.650 (2) Floor - 9.700 (1)
DateVaultBarsBeamFloorAll
03/19/2018 Double Pike Dismount (pit) 1.5 Twist

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