Kaetlyn Tenesch got her start in gymnastics at the age of two in a mommy and me class. Kaetlyn loved gymnastics instantly and once she was older, quickly progressed. Kaetlyn began competing in 2013 as a level 4 with Mismo Gymnastics and competed her first meet at Mismo's Magical Meet where she took home silver medals on vault and in the all around. At the Montana State Championships, Kaetlyn finished her season with a bronze medal in the all around. Due to the USAG skill/level change, Katelyn competed level 4 throughout the 2014 season and went on to win the vault title and place second on floor and in the all around at the Montana State Championships.

In 2015, Kaetlyn competed her last year of compulsories as a level 5, and placed in the top 3 in the all around throughout the season. Kaetlyn completed her level 5 season at the Montana State Championships where she won the bars, beam, floor, and all around titles.

Following her level 5 season, Kaetlyn competed one meet as a level 7 in December 2015 at the Montana Judges Cup where she placed second on bars, beam, and in the all around. During the 2016 season, Kaetlyn competed level 8. Kaetlyn continued to improve throughout the season and placed in the top 5 at the Montana State Championships and qualified to the Region 2 Championships. Kaetlyn concluded her season at regionals where she finished in the top 10 on bars. During the summer, Kaetlyn participated in TOPs Testing and qualified to TOPs National Testing. From TOPs State Testing, Kaetlyn qualified to TOPs National Testing and went on to make the TOPs National B Team.

Kaetlyn competed a second year of level 8 during the 2017 season and began her season at the Great West Gym Fest where she won the bars title. Kaetlyn had a great level 8 season and went on to win the Montana State vault, floor, and all around titles. At the Region 2 Championships, Kaetlyn finished in the top 5 on vault.

Kaetlyn began her 2017-2018 season at the Judges Open as a level 9. It was a great opening to her season as she came home with gold medals on bars, beam, and in the all around. Kaetlyn had a solid level 9 season and finished second on floor and third on vault, beam, and in the all around. Kaetlyn moved on to the Region 2 Championships where she won the floor title and placed seventh all around, qualifying to the Western Championships where she concluded her season with a solid competition.

In December 2018, Kaetlyn kicked off her season at the Parkettes Elite Compulsory Qualifier where she earned her Hopes 12-13 compulsory score.

Currently, Kaetlyn trains 30 hours per week under coaches Chris Bushard and Kelley Durbin at Mismo Gymnastics. Kaetlyn's goal for the 2019 season is to qualify for the Hopes Classic, and in the future Kaetlyn hopes to earn a spot on the US National Team and receive a scholarship to a division 1 school for gymnastics.

2018 Region 2 Championships Level 9 floor champion
2018 Montana State Championships Level 9 floor silver medalist; vault, beam & AA bronze medalist
2018 Level 9 Western Championships Qualifier
2018 Developmental Invite Camp Team Member
2017 Region 2 Championships Level 8 Qualifier
2017 Montana State Championships Level 8 vault, floor & AA champion; bars silver medalist
2017 Developmental Invite Camp Team Member
2016 TOPs National B Team Member
2016 Region 2 Championships Qualifier
2016 Developmental Invite Camp Member
2015 Montana State Championships Level 5 bars, beam, floor & AA champion
2014 Montana State Championships Level 4 vault champion; floor & AA silver medalist
2013 Montana State Championships Level 4 AA bronze medalist
Developmental Invite Camp Team Member
Level 9 Western Championships Qualifier
Region 2 Championships Level 9 floor champion
Montana State Championships Level 9 floor silver medalist; vault, beam & AA bronze medalist
Developmental Invite Camp Team Member
Region 2 Championships Level 8 Qualifier
Montana State Championships Level 8 vault, floor & AA champion; bars silver medalist
Developmental Invite Camp Member
TOPs National B Team Member
Region 2 Championships Qualifier
Montana State Championships Level 5 bars, beam, floor & AA champion
Montana State Championships Level 4 vault champion; floor & AA silver medalist
Montana State Championships Level 4 AA bronze medalist

Favorite Event: Bars

Favorite Skill: Maloney & Chow

Favorite Gymnast: Nastia Liukin & Riley McCusker

Favorite Meet: Great West Gym Fest

Favorite Quote:
Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens me.”

DateMeetLevelVaultBarsBeamFloorAll
01/04/2019Rocky Mountain Invitational Elite Compulsory QualifierElite Compulsory Floor - 8.450
05/24/2018Auburn National Elite QualifierHopes 12-13 Vault - 11.900 Bars - 9.850 Floor - 10.200
DateVaultBarsBeamFloorAll

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