McKenna Seaman got her start in gymnastics at the age of five and began competing at the age of eight as a level 3 with Texas Best Gymnastics. As a level 3, McKenna finished fourth on vault and sixth on floor at the 2013 Texas North State Championships. As a level 4 in 2014, McKenna had a solid season and finished first on vault at North. State, and second on vault, bars, and in the all around at the Texas State Championships. In 2015, McKenna competed just one meet of level 5 where she placed second on vault.
McKenna’s optional career began in January 2016 as a level 6 at the Kurt Thomas Invitational. Here, McKenna won the vault title and took silvers on bars and in the all around. McKenna moved on to the Texas State Championships where she earned a bronze medal on bars with a 9.725.
Following a great level 6 season, McKenna skipped level 7 and went on to compete level 8 during the 2017 season. At her first meet of the season, Texas Tough, McKenna placed third on vault. McKenna continued to improve throughout the season. At the Texas State Championships. McKenna placed in the top 10 on vault and moved on to the Region 3 Championships. At regionals, McKenna placed seventh on vault. During the 2018 season, McKenna competed a second year of level 8. At her first meet of the season, McKenna won the vault, floor, and all around titles. McKenna had a great season, and at the state championships she placed second on vault and fifth all around. McKenna finished her season at the Region 3 Championships where she took second on vault and seventh all around.
Currently, McKenna trains 24 hours per week under coaches Tricia Guertel and Alex Florea at Texas Best Gymnastics. Next season, McKenna will be competing level 9 where she hopes to earn a 38.00 in the all around. In the future, McKenna’s goal is to earn a college scholarship for gymnastics.