Nathan Glandon

Nathan  Glandon


Abilene, Texas

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At AFA: Joined the diving team last season after spending first two years on the Air Force men's gymnastics team ... the only freshman on the gymnastics squad to qualify for the NCAA's in 2005.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in gymnastics at Cooper HS ... four-year state qualifier and three-year finalist ... qualified for nationals in gymnastics and made finals on Floor and Rings ... high school gymnastics coach was Eric Briley ... worked during summers as a coach under Bela Karolyi, the 1996 United States women's Olympic team coach ... qualified for the 2004 National Rocketry Contest located in Washington, D.C. ... earned a spot on NASA's Texas Aerospace Scholars program held at Johnson Space Center in Houston ... team captain for gymnastics and diving team ... Cooper HS Athlete of the Year as a senior.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 11 ... member of the superintendent's list, dean's list, commandant's list and athletic director's list ... achieved a perfect score of 500 on the Academy's physical fitness test ... has been an element leader and is currently the chief of athletics in his squadron ... majoring in systems engineering management ... plans to be a pilot in the Air Force ... hobbies are shooting pool, playing guitar, snowboarding, hiking and jet skiiing ... favorite sports team is the Denver Broncos ... has an older sister, Lynette (25) ... son of Don and Debbie Glandon.

1120 Athlete of the Week - Mickey Davey
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