Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

KileyKiley Lockett, daughter of Michael Lockett and Kathy Young of Oceanside, California, recently earned a place on the 2013-14 USA Gymnastics Trampoline and Tumbling Olympic Development National Team in Power Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline.

Kiley won the Level 10 National Championship in Power Tumbling in her age group this year at the 2013 National Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Kansas City, Mo. (see the Southern California Trampoline and Tumbling website or the results at the USAG website.

She was the 2013 Region 2 Champion in Power Tumbling, and is pictured with the Regional Team at the USAG website.

Kiley’s coach is Mihail Yordanov, who was a member of the Bulgarian National Power Tumbling Team. Kiley trains at Flip Force gym in San Diego.

Kiley is a scholar-athlete, who earned a 4.0 G.P.A. in school in the last two years at Lincoln Middle School in Oceanside. She is the grand-daughter of Betty (Suddath) Lockett and Jack Lockett (Jack played tight end and cornerback for the Sooners from 1949-1951 and was a member of the 1950 National Championship team). Kiley met Chief Pyle at the Choctaw meeting in San Diego last year.

Video of her tumbling at Nationals in Kansas City can be seen at links below: 8 skill pass ending in a double-back tuck: Kiley’s last pass in the finals where she sticks to win the National Championship: