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Name Kathryn Thaler
Birthday October 19, 2000
Hometown Sugar Land, Texas
Parents Scott Cole, Patricia Thaler-Cole & Tony Sieli
Siblings Chandler, Grayson and Ryan
School Texas Connections Academy
Grade 11th (2017-2018), Class of 2019
GPA 3.7 GPA (Honor Roll)

Kathryn's mom was not able to find a dance class for Kathryn that would work with her schedule, so she decided to enroll her in gymnastics. Kathryn fell in love with the sport and started her gymnastics career at Bill Austin's Gymnastics in Sugar Land, TX. Kathryn spent the majority of her compulsory years at Iron Cross Gymnastics in Richmond, TX. After her level 6 season in 2011, Kathryn moved to Stars Gymnastics in Houston, TX and has been there ever since.

In 2012, Kathryn finished in the top ten in the all-around at the Level 7 State Championships. In 2013, she placed first in the all-around with a 38.925 and first on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise at the Level 7 State Championships. She moved up to level 8 for the 2014 season where she placed third in the all-around with a 38.350, first on uneven bars and second on floor exercise at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 3 Championships, finishing first in the all-around with a 38.450. She also placed first on balance beam, second on uneven bars and third on floor exercise.

As a level 9 gymnast in 2015, Kathryn placed in the top ten in the all-around with a 37.250 and seventh on uneven bars scoring a 9.500 at the State Championships. At the Region 3 Championships, she finished second in the all-around with a 37.350, third on balance beam and floor exercise and fourth on vault. She qualified to the Level 9 Western Nationals in Spokane, WA where she placed seventh in the all-around with a 37.200 and sixth on balance beam and floor exercise.

Kathryn moved up to level 10 in 2016. At the State Championships, she placed fifth in the all-around with a 37.775, second on uneven bars and fifth on floor exercise. Kathryn finished fourth in the all-around with a 37.875, second on uneven bars and third on balance beam and floor exercise at the Region 3 Championships, Kathryn qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Ft. Worth, TX. Kathryn was voted Level 10 Gymnast of the Year by her teammates. In 2017, Kathryn placed second on uneven bars and third on floor exercise at the State Championships. At the Region 3 Championships, she finished sixth in the all-around and first on floor exercise. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Indianapolis, IN where she placed 12th in the all-around with a 37.200, seventh on uneven bars and tenth on floor exercise out of 57 gymnasts.

Currently, Kathryn is preparing for the 2018 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains 37 hours per week at Stars Gymnastics in Houston, TX under coaches Dan and Ashly Baker. Kathryn is working hard to reach her goals to become a successful level 10 gymnast, qualify to the Junior Olympic Nationals and to compete for a college gymnastics team.