Michael Chan

FX, R, VT, HB

Player profile

  • Hometown Louisville, Ky.
  • Last School Trinity High School
  • Year RS Sophomore
  • Height 5-9

Career Honors

  • Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2017, 18, 19, 20)
  • Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 19, 20)

Personal Bests
Floor – 14.200*
Rings – 13.400
Vault – 14.250*
High Bar – 14.050*

Scores with asterisks are from 2017-2020 FIG Code of Points

As A Redshirt Junior (2020)

  • Set a personal best on rings (13.600) against Michigan, also scoring a season best (13.700) on high bar
  • Had a season best on floor (13.450) against ASU/Cal/Stanford
  • Season ended early due to COVID-19 pandemic

As A Redshirt Sophomore (2019)

  • Co-Captain of the 2019 squad
  • Opened the season at the Rocky Mountain Open on the floor (13.150), rings (13.350) and high bar (12.800).
  • Helped the Buckeyes secure a win over No. 6 Penn State in the Arnold Challenge with his performance on the rings (12.600).
  • Notched a season-high and personal best on the rings (13.400) in a tri-meet against No. 6 Minnesota and No. 8 Nebraska.
  • Academic All-Big Ten.
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete.

As A Redshirt Freshman (2018)

  • Tied for fifth on high bar with a readout of 13.700 at the Rocky Mountain Open, the second-highest score for the Buckeyes.
  • Competed on high bar against Nebraska and Michigan.
  • Placed fifth with a floor score of 14.000 and season-best high bar score of 13.850 against Penn State.
  • Posted a floor score of 12.850 and high bar score of 12.500 at the Arnold Challenge.
  • Registered a high bar score of 12.250 in win vs. No. 2 Stanford.
  • Recorded a score of 13.600 on floor and 11.850 on high bar against No. 1 Oklahoma.
  • Competed on high bar at the NCAA Championships, scoring 12.733.
  • Academic All-Big Ten.
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete.

As A Freshman (2017)

  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Attended Trinity High School.
  • Member of the Champion Gymnastics from 2001-11 under coach Doug Burton.
  • Moved onto Queen City Gymnastics from 2011-16 and trained under coaches Keith Pettit and Sean Sawyer.
  • Finished seventh in all around at 2015 J.O. Nationals with a total score of 160.650.
  • Won individual honors on high bar (13.700) and vault (15.100) at 2015 J.O. Nationals.

Personal

  • Son of Caroline and Joe Chan.
  • Has five siblings (Maya, Stephen, David, Nick and Angel).
  • Majoring in economics.