Allyse Ishino

Hometown: Santa Ana, Calif.

Residence: Santa Ana, Calif.

Date/Place of Birth: February 19, 1988/Orange, Calif.

Club: Charter Oak Gymnastics

Coach: Steve and Beth Rybacki

Year in School: 9th (Fall ’02)

Began Gymnastics: 1991

Favorite Event: Vault

Years on National Team: 2 (2001-02, 2002-03)

Personal Info

Ishino is the daughter of Glenn and Arlene, and she has an older sister, Genine (7/3/81), who

competed in gymnastics at the University of California-Berkeley from 1999 to 2001, an older

brother, Gian (8/31/85), who is a former gymnast, and a younger brother, Glen (5/10/90), who

is also a gymnast. Ishino’s favorite school subject is science, and her favorite book is “The

Outsiders.” She enjoys pop music such as N’Sync and Mariah Carey, and her favorite TV

show is “Friends”. Ishino’s gymnastics goals include earning a spot on the 2003 World

Gymnastics Championships team and the 2004 Olympic team. She also hopes to receive a

college scholarship to compete in gymnastics. Her role model is figure skater Kristi

Yamaguchi because of her dedication and commitment. Ishino hopes to someday become a

sports doctor.

International Competition

2002 USA-Belgium Dual Meet, Houston, Texas; 1st-Team, 3rd-AA, 3rd-BB, 3rd-FX

National Competition

2003 American Classic, Boston, MA; 8th -AA

2002 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Cleveland, Ohio; 4th-AA, 4th-UB (Jr. Div.)

2002 U.S. Classic, Virginia Beach, Va.; 11th –AA, 5th –UB, 8th –BB

2002 National Elite Podium Meet, Orlando, FL; 4th –AA, 5th –BB & UB, 8th -V

2002 American Classic, Indianapolis; 9th-AA, 8th-BB (Jr. Div.)

2002 National Elite Podium Meet, Orlando, Fla.; 4th-AA, 4th-BB

2001 Gymfest, Pomona, Calif.; 3rd-AA, 7th-V, 1st-UB, 4th-BB, 5th-FX

2001 U.S. Challenge, Fishers, Ind.; 1st-UB, 2nd-BB, 2nd-FX

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