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Madison began gymnastics in 2003 at the age of six at World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) in Plano, Texas. She has been training under coach Natasha Boyarskaya her whole gymnastics career. Laurent Landi began coaching Madison in 2008.

She competed as a level 4 gymnast in 2004 and level 5 in 2005. In 2005, she placed first on vault and third in the all-around at the Rising Stars Invitational. She finished fourth in the all-around at the District Qualifier and third in the all-around at the Judges Cup. At the District Championships, she placed first on balance beam, second on vault and third in the all-around. At the Level 5 State Championships, she finished fourth in the all-around as well as third on vault. Her final level 5 meet was in 2006 at the WOGA Classic where she won the all-around title with a 39.150. She also placed first on vault, uneven bars and balance beam.

Madison moved up to level 6 for the fall 2006 season. She placed first on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and in the all-around at her first meet, the Rising Stars Invitational. Madison followed this performance by sweeping the gold medals at the District Qualifier. Madison finished first on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and in the all-around at the District Championships. At the North State Championships, she won the uneven bars and all-around titles. Madison ended her level 6 season at the State Championships, placing first on uneven bars and in the all-around. In 2007, she competed one meet as a level 7 gymnast at the WOGA Classic where she won the uneven bars title.

In 2008, Madison moved up to level 8. She finished first on vault and in the all-around at the Metroplex Challenge. At the WOGA Classic, she earned gold medals on vault, uneven bars and in the all-around. At the Dragon Invitational, she swept the gold medals. She repeated this feat at the Yellow Rose Classic. At the Rose City Classic, she placed first on vault, floor exercise and in the all-around. Madison earned gold medals on vault, uneven bars and in the all-around at the Level 8 State Championships with a 39.250. At the Level 8 Regionals, she finished first on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and in the all-around.

Madison began competing as a level 9 gymnast for the 2009 season. She started the season at the WOGA Classic where she finished first on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and in the all-around. She placed second in the all-around at the Metroplex Challenge. At the Great West Gymfest, she placed first on vault, floor exercise and in the all-around. She qualified to the event finals on vault and won this event. Madison swept the gold medals at the Houston National Invitational. At the Level 9 State Championships, Madison earned gold medals on vault, uneven bars and in the all-around. She placed first on vault and uneven bars as well as third in the all-around at the Level 9 Regionals. This qualified Madison to the Level 9 Western Nationals where she brought home gold medals on vault, uneven bars and in the all-around. In July, Madison qualified to junior international elite after winning the Texas National Elite Qualifier. At the US Classic in Des Moines, Iowa, she qualified for the VISA Championships in Dallas, Texas. She did really well at the VISA Championships where she finished sixth in the all-around and made the Junior US National Team. In November, Madison was selected to represent the USA team at the Top Gym in Belgium. She earned a bronze medal in the all-around as well as a gold medal on vault and a silver medal on balance beam.

In 2010, Madison started the season at the WOGA Classic and finished second in the all-around in the international session for juniors. In March, she won the all-around title at the Houston National Invitational. Madison traveled to Chicago, IL for the US Covergirl Classic where she finished fifth in the all-around and third on uneven bars. At the VISA Championships in Hartford, CT, she placed fifth in the all-around and third on uneven bars. This qualified Madison to the Junior US National Team for the second time.

At the 2011 WOGA Classic, Madison finished second in the all-around in the international session for juniors. In March, Madison helped the USA team to win the team gold medal ahead of Russia and Italy at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy. Individually, Madison finished second in the all-around.

In 2012, Madison finished second in the all-around and first on uneven bars at the WOGA Classic in the international session. She missed most of 2012 season due to a minor injury.

Madison trains about 35 hours per week at World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) under coaches Natasha Boyarskaya and Laurent Landi. Currently, she is preparing for the upcoming 2013 season as a senior international elite gymnast.

Madison Taylor Kocian was born on June 15, 1997 in Dallas, Texas to Thomas and Cindy. She has a younger brother, Ty and two dogs, Biscuit and Pete. Currently, Madison is in 11th grade at Spring Creek Academy. During her spare time, she likes to go swimming and shopping.