Sophia Stephens got her start in gymnastics in a mommy and me class when she was two years old and began competing with Gymnastics East in November of 2011 as a level 5. In the summer of 2012, Sophia and her family moved to Texas and Sophia began training at WOGA as a level 5. Sophia had a great first season of at WOGA finishing third all around at the Texas Level 5 State Meet with a huge 38.700. In the fall of 2013, Sophia competed the “new” level 5 and won the vault, beam, and all around titles at the Level 5 State Championships.

Sophia stepped onto the optionals stage in January 2014 as a level 7 placing second on vault at her first meet, the Texas Prime Meet. At the level 7 state championships, Sophia finished second on vault and 14th all around with a 37.475 in the 7-9 age group, qualifying to Region 3 Regionals. Sophia had the best meet of her season at the Region 3 Championships placing second on vault with a 9.750, third on bars with a 9.650, and fourth all around with a 37.925. Over the Summer of 2014, Sophia worked on many upgrades to prepare for her 2015 level 8 season. At ten years old, Sophia opened up her level 8 season at the Texas Prime Meet and placed second on vault and fourth all around. Sophia maintained scoring above a 37.000 at every meet during her level 8 season and placed second all around with a 38.075 at the Region 3 Level 8 Championships.

As a level 9 in 2016, Sophia won the vault title with a 9.775 at the Texas State Championships and placed fifth on vault at the Region 3 Championships where she closed her level 9 season. After level 9 regionals, Sophia worked on upgrades for level 10 as well as skills for hopes. Balancing level 10 and hopes, Sophia obtained her compulsory score for hopes 12-13 and won the all around at the Texas Level 10 State Meet. At regionals, Sophia qualified to the 2017 JO National Championships. At JO Nationals, Sophia was in a tough age division and placed in the top 20 on floor. After nationals, Sophia competed at the Parkettes Hopes qualifier where she just missed the qualifying score, but placed fourth on beam.

Sophia began her 2018 level 10 season at the California Grand Invitational where she placed fourth on bars. Sophia continued to improve throughout the season and placed second on vault at the Texas State Championships. At the Region 3 Championships, Sophia won the vault title with a 9.800 and placed fifth all around, qualifying to the JO National Championships. At JO Nationals, Sophia came away with the vault title and sixth all around.

As a level 10 veteran in 2019, Sophia began her season at the Kurt Thomas Invitational where she won the beam, floor, and all around titles. Throughout the regular season, Sophia finished in the top 3 in the all around at all of the meets she competed in. At the Texas State Championships, Sophia finished in the top 5 on vault and floor and qualified to the Region 3 Championships where she finished fourth all around, qualifying to the JO National Championships.

Currently, Sophia trains 36 hours per week at WOGA Frisco under coaches Tatyana Schendeko and Ryan Roberts. In the future, Sophia hopes to represent Team USA on the National Team as well as receive a full-ride scholarship to a university for Gymnastics.

2019 JO National Championships Qualifier
2018 Texas State Championships Level 10 vault silver medalist
2018 Region 3 Championships Level 10 vault champion
2018 JO National Championships Level 10 vault champion; beam & AA medalist
2017 Texas State Championships Level 10 AA champion, vault silver medalist & floor bronze medalist
2017 JO National Championships Level 10 Qualifier
2016 Texas State Championships Level 9 vault champion
2016 Region 3 Championships Level 9 Qualifier
2016 America's Top 100: Level 9 Vault
2015 Region 3 Championships Level 8 AA silver medalist
2014 Texas State Championships Level 7 vault silver medalist
2014 Region 3 Championships Level 7 vault silver medalist & bars bronze medalist
2013 Texas State Championships Level 5 vault, beam & AA champion; bars & floor silver medalist
2013 Texas North State Championships Level 5 vault champion; bars, floor & AA silver medalist; beam bronze medalist
2013 America's Top 100: Level 5 Vault, Bars & AA
2012 Texas State Championships Level 5 vault & AA bronze medalist
2012 Texas North State Championships Level 5 beam silver medalist
2012 America's Top 100: Level 5 Vault & AA
JO National Championships Level 10 vault champion; beam & AA medalist
Region 3 Championships Level 10 vault champion
Texas State Championships Level 10 vault silver medalist
JO National Championships Level 10 Qualifier
Texas State Championships Level 10 AA champion, vault silver medalist & floor bronze medalist
America's Top 100: Level 9 Vault
Region 3 Championships Level 9 Qualifier
Texas State Championships Level 9 vault champion
Region 3 Championships Level 8 AA silver medalist
Region 3 Championships Level 7 vault silver medalist & bars bronze medalist
Texas State Championships Level 7 vault silver medalist
America's Top 100: Level 5 Vault, Bars & AA
Texas State Championships Level 5 vault, beam & AA champion; bars & floor silver medalist
Texas North State Championships Level 5 vault champion; bars, floor & AA silver medalist; beam bronze medalist
America's Top 100: Level 5 Vault & AA
Texas State Championships Level 5 vault & AA bronze medalist
Texas North State Championships Level 5 beam silver medalist
JO National Championships Qualifier

Favorite Event: Floor

Favorite Skill: Flic, Flic 2 Feet, Double Back Dismount

Favorite Gymnast: Simone Biles

Favorite Meet: 2017 Texas State Championships

Favorite Quote:
"Take pride in how far you have come, and have faith in how far you can go."

DateMeetLevelVaultBarsBeamFloorAll
03/15/2019Texas State Championships10 Floor - 9.450 (4T)
02/22/2019SCEGA California Classic10 Bars - 9.150 (4) Beam - 9.275 (4)
02/15/2019Nadia Comaneci Invitational10 Bars - 9.450 (2)
01/19/2019Texas Prime Meet - Legedz Classic10 Floor - 9.725
01/11/2019Kurt Thomas Invitational10 Beam - 9.075 (1) Floor - 9.225 (1)
05/12/2018JO National Championships10 Vault - 9.700 (1) Bars - 9.050 Beam - 9.475 (10T) Floor - 9.475
04/12/2018Region 3 Championships10 Vault - 9.800 (1) Bars - 9.450 (4T) Floor - 9.225 (8T)
03/17/2018Texas State Championships10 Vault - 9.400 (2T) Beam - 9.150 (5) Floor - 9.200 (7)
05/26/2017Parkettes National Elite QualifierHopes 12-13 Beam - 11.300 Floor - 11.700
05/04/2017JO National Championships10 Vault - 9.150 Bars - 9.050 Beam - 8.975 Floor - 9.275
04/06/2017Region 3 Championships10 Vault - 9.400 (5) Bars - 9.150 (7T) Beam - 8.900 (7) Floor - 9.000
03/09/2017Texas State Championships10 Vault - 9.500 (2T) Bars - 9.300 (4)

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