Hailey John got her start in gymnastics during a recreational gymnastics class that took place in her Pre-K School. After loving the classes, Hailey began taking gymnastics classes at a gym and had her first official meet at the age of 5, competing with Dinamo Gymnastics. During the Fall 2011 season, Hailey competed level 4 and finished third on beam, second on floor and in the all around, and first on bars at the Florida State Championships. During her level 5 season, Hailey went undefeated in the all around and took home the bronze medal on bars, and gold medals on vault, beam, floor, and in the all around at the Florida State Championships. Hailey competed one meet as a level 6 in 2013: the Magical Classic. At the Magical Classic, Hailey placed second on vault and took home the beam, floor, and all around titles.

After the Spring 2013 season, Hailey began training at Orlando Metro Gymnastics and made the 2013 TOPs National B Team. Hailey competed level 7 with Orlando Metro during the Optional 2014 Season where she went nearly undefeated in the all around. At the 2014 Florida State Championships, Hailey won all four events and took home the all around gold with a 38.750, qualifying to regionals. At the Region 8 Championships, Hailey had another great meet taking home the bars, beam, floor, and all around titles. Hailey had another great season as a level 8; she once again won all four events and the all around at the Florida State championships and won the beam titles and placed third all around at regionals.

2016 began Hailey’s quest to qualify Hopes. During the 2016 season, Hailey competed both level 9 and aimed to qualify Hopes. Hailey obtained her compulsory score at the Tim Rand Invitational and her optional score at the KPAC Cup with a 50.200. Hailey’s level 9 season concluded at the Florida State Meet where she won the bars, beam, floor, and all around titles. Even though she qualified, Hailey did not compete at regionals due to her focus on the upcoming Hopes Classic. At the Hopes Classic, the 12-13 age division was a tough one. Hailey finished in a tie for 23rd with a 51.150.

As a level 10 in 2017, Hailey opened up her season at the Tampa Bay Turners Invitational where she placed second all around and won the beam title. For the second year in a row, Hailey aimed to qualify Hopes which she did at the 2017 City of Lights National Qualifier. At the qualifier, Hailey won the beam title with a 12.550 and placed second all around with a 48.250. Hailey’s level 10 season concluded at the Florida State Meet so she could once again focus on Hopes. At the State meet, Hailey placed second on vault, and won the beam, floor, and all around titles.

While her 2017 JO season ended, Hailey’s Hopes Season was just beginning. Hailey competed at the Hopes Classic on July 7 and did well. Hailey placed eighth on beam with a 12.800 and qualified to the 2017 Hopes Championships in the 12-13 division. At the Hopes Championships, Hailey had a great meet finishing sixth on vault, third on beam and ninth all around.

Hailey began her 2018 level 10 season at the Tampa Bay Turners Invitational where she placed second all around. Hailey continued to have a great season, and went on to win the beam and floor titles and place second all around at the Florida State Championships. Hailey went on to compete at the Region 8 Championships where she placed third all around and qualified to the JO National Championships. This was Hailey's first trip to JO Nationals, but competed like she's been there before! Hailey finished second on beam and medaled in the all around.

Hailey opened up her 2019 season at the Atlanta Crown Invitational where she took second on beam and floor and third all around. One week later, Hailey competed at the Sand Dollar Invitational from which she qualified to the prestigious Nastia Liukin Cup. At the Nastia Liukin Cup, Hailey competed in the junior division and finished in the top 10 on beam. Two weeks later, Hailey competed at the Florida State Championships where she had a great meet and came home with gold medals on vault and in the all around as well as silver medals on bars and floor. At the Region 8 Championships, Hailey had a solid competition, taking second on beam and in the all around, qualifying to JO Nationals. Hailey concluded her season at JO Nationals with a top 20 finish on floor.

Currently, Hailey trains 25-30 hours per week under coaches Jeff Wood and Christi Mitchell at Orlando Metro Gymnastics. In the future, Hailey is working to make the US National Team and represent Team USA. Hailey will graduate in 2022 and will join the Auburn Tigers gymnastics team for beginning in Fall 2022.

2019 Region 8 Championships Level 10 beam & AA silver medalist
2019 Nastia Liukin Cup Qualifier
2019 JO National Championships Level 10 Qualifier
2019 Florida State Championships Level 10 vault & AA champion; bars & floor silver medalist
2018 Region 8 Championships Level 10 floor silver medalist & AA bronze medalist
2018 JO National Championships beam silver medalist & AA medalist
2018 Florida State Championships Level 10 beam & floor champion; AA silver medalist
2018 America's Top 100: Level 10 Floor
2017 Hopes Championships 12-13 beam bronze medalist
2017 Florida State Championships Level 10 beam, floor & AA champion; vault silver medalist
2017 Developmental Team Member
2017 America's Top 100: Level 10 Beam
2017 Academic Honor Roll
2016 Hopes Classic 12-13 Competitor
2016 Florida State Championships Level 9 bars, beam, floor & AA champion
2016 America's Top 100: Level 9 Beam & AA
2016 Academic Honor Roll
2015 Region 8 Championships Level 8 beam champion & AA bronze medalist
2015 International Gymnast Magazine Gymnast of the Year Nominee
2015 Florida State Championships Level 8 vault, bars, beam, floor & AA champion
2015 America's Top 100: Level 8 vault, beam, floor & AA
2014 Region 8 Championships Level 7 bars, beam, floor & AA champion
2014 Region 8 Championships Florida State Team Member
2014 Florida State Championships Level 7 vault, bars, beam, floor & AA champion
2014 America's Top 100: Level 7 bars, beam, floor & AA
2013 TOPs National B Team Member
2012 Florida State Championships Level 5 vault, beam, floor & AA champion; bars bronze medalist
2011 Florida State Championships Level 4 bars champion; floor & AA silver medalist; beam bronze medalist
America's Top 100: Level 10 Floor
JO National Championships beam silver medalist & AA medalist
Region 8 Championships Level 10 floor silver medalist & AA bronze medalist
Florida State Championships Level 10 beam & floor champion; AA silver medalist
Developmental Team Member
Academic Honor Roll
America's Top 100: Level 10 Beam
Hopes Championships 12-13 beam bronze medalist
Florida State Championships Level 10 beam, floor & AA champion; vault silver medalist
America's Top 100: Level 9 Beam & AA
Academic Honor Roll
Hopes Classic 12-13 Competitor
Florida State Championships Level 9 bars, beam, floor & AA champion
America's Top 100: Level 8 vault, beam, floor & AA
International Gymnast Magazine Gymnast of the Year Nominee
Region 8 Championships Level 8 beam champion & AA bronze medalist
Florida State Championships Level 8 vault, bars, beam, floor & AA champion
America's Top 100: Level 7 bars, beam, floor & AA
Region 8 Championships Level 7 bars, beam, floor & AA champion
Region 8 Championships Florida State Team Member
Florida State Championships Level 7 vault, bars, beam, floor & AA champion
TOPs National B Team Member
Florida State Championships Level 5 vault, beam, floor & AA champion; bars bronze medalist
Florida State Championships Level 4 bars champion; floor & AA silver medalist; beam bronze medalist
JO National Championships Level 10 Qualifier
Region 8 Championships Level 10 beam & AA silver medalist
Florida State Championships Level 10 vault & AA champion; bars & floor silver medalist
Nastia Liukin Cup Qualifier

Favorite Event: Beam

Favorite Skill: Flic Lay Lay (beam)

Favorite Gymnast: Laurie Hernandez

Favorite Meet: Florida State Championships

Favorite Quote:
"If you can dream it, you can do it." - Walt Disney

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