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Max Briggle performs on the pommel mushroom at the Ricki Deci 2020 invitational under the eyes of head coach Ryan Turney


Gymnasts Achieve 48 Top 5 Placements and 86 Top 10 Placements

DENTON, TX – Gymnasts from Achiever’s Gymnastics Center competed in their first meet of 2020 on Jan. 17 through Jan. 20 at 2020 Ricky Deci 761 International Invitational in Katy, Texas. This competition was attended by more than 1000 gymnasts from 20 states and many international countries. Many Achievers gymnasts placed at or near the top of the competition.

Will Kudlac, from Pilot Point, qualified for floor event finals which was in the top 8,  15 and 16-year-old level 10s from the meet.

The next competition for the Achievers gymnastics boys’ team is the 2020 Stanford Open at Stanford University, Jan. 25 through Jan. 26.

Meet Results

Level 4, Division 1 (7 years old)
George Fields, Denton, 9th Floor, 9th  PH, 9th Rings, 6th HB

Level 4 Division 1 (9-10 years old)
McCray Smart, Paradise, 5th  Floor, 3rd  PH, 6th  Rings, 6th Vault, 6th PB, 4th  HB, 5th AA

Level 4 Division 2 (6 years old)
Lawson Baker, Burneyville, 2nd Floor, 1st PH, 2nd Rings, 2nd Vault, 2nd PB, 1st HB, 2nd AA

Level 5 Division 1 (7-8 years old)
Xander Brage, Denton, 10th Floor, 5th PH, 8th Rings, 6th Vault, 5th PB, 10th ,HB, 7th AA
Laif Doucette, Denton, 8th Vault, 10th PB 

Level 5 Division 1 (9 years old)
James Davenport, Trophy Club, 6th PH, 10th Rings, 9th PB, 10th AA
Will Russell, Denton, 10th PH, 10th PB, 9th HB

Level 5 Division 1 (10 years old)
Yubin Layman, Corinth, 8th Floor, 8th PH, 9th Rings, 9th Vault, 9th AA 

Level 5 Division 1 (11+ years old)
Max Briggle, Denton, 5th Floor, 7th PH, 9th Rings, 10th PB, 10th HB, 9th AA
Aiden Benson, Corinth, 9th Floor, 5th Vault, 9th PB 

Level 5 Division 2 (7-8 years old)
Ashton Nowicki, Ponder, 4th Floor, 2nd PH, 3rd Rings, 1st Vault, 1st PB, 1st HB, 2nd AA

Level 5 Division 2 (11+ years old)
Justin Brainard, Corinth, 5th Floor, 3rd PH, 4th Rings, 5th Vault, 3rd PB, 3rd HB, 4th AA
Ezra Biesecker, Gainesville, 4th Floor, 5tn PH, 5th Rings, 4th Vault, 5th PB, 4th HB, 5th AA 

Level 6 Division 1 (10 years old)
Luke Griffin, Double Oak, 9th Vault

Level 6 Division 2 (9-11 years old)
Thorson Hawley, Denton, 5th Floor, 4th PH, 1st Rings, 3rd Vault, 4th PB, 5th HB, 5th AA

Level 8 (11-12 years old)
Collin Griffeth, Lantana, 9th Floor

Level 9 (14 years old)
Colby Aranda, Grapevine, 5th Rings 

Level 10 (15 years old)
Will Kudlac, Pilot Point, 1st Floor, 10th Rings

Level 10 (18-19 years old)
Luke Salvatori, Lantana, 4th Floor, 8th Vault, 4th PB, 5th HB, 8th AA

For more information, please contact Frank Kudlac, Head Coach, and Director of Operations at (940) 484-4900, or by e-mail at

Achievers Gymnastics is owned and operated by Frank and Johnna Kudlac since 1992.  Celebrating 28 years serving the Denton community, the Achievers curriculum consists of many inter-working programs including Girls and Boys USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic gymnastics teams, Girls TAAF Teams, Achievers Ninja Warrior Training, and various levels of recreational gymnastics, cheer, and tumbling classes for children of all ages.

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