Join McKenna and Taylor as they talk all about the new technology being slowly implemented into international competition, “robot judges”. They also talk about the current exhibitions NCAA teams are having to prepare for season. Then, LSU Co-Head Coach, Jay Clark, joins the show to discuss his climb through the coaching ranks, the upcoming season … Continued
Join McKenna and Taylor as they talk about the release of ESPN’s broadcast schedule for college gymnastics season and how this year’s coverage showcases growth for the sport. Then, Florida head coach, Jenny Rowland, joins the show to give a sneak preview of the Gators team this season. Don’t miss it!
Join McKenna and Taylor as they talk about some big names set to join the NCAA ranks, talk the ongoing debate of perception-based judging bias in college gymnastics, Laurie Hernandez’s comeback, and much more! Then, former Michigan gymnast, Olivia Karas, joins to weigh in on the judging debate and discuss her life after gymnastics! Don’t … Continued
Taylor Davis & McKenna Kelley
McKenna Kelley took the world by storm at the 2019 NCAA Championships, recording a 9.95 on her final floor routine. A four-time All-American for the LSU Tigers, Kelley shared the 2017 Southeastern Conference floor title with former LSU All-American Ashleigh Gnat and recorded a perfect 10 on floor against Oregon State. Born in Houston, she attended Second Baptist School and started gymnastics at an early age, eventually winning the national floor title at the 2014 Junior Olympic National Championships. She is the daughter of Olympic Gold Medalist Mary Lou Retton and former University of Texas Quarterback Shannon Kelly. After graduating McKenna has become a motivational speaker and writer, hoping to share her story with the world.
Taylor Davis is a sports reporter and host. A graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and she has been a reporter for ESPN since 2014, covering a variety of sports for various networks and has been closely involved in the launch and production of weekly college gymnastics on ESPN platforms. Taylor brings her production and reporting background along with strong ties to the sport, to talk all things happening in the world of gymnastics.