Dexter Roettker


Player profile

  • Hometown Jackson, Ohio
  • Year Senior
  • Height 5-8
  • Last School Jackson

Career Honors

  • Three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (19, 20, 21)
  • 2021 CGA Scholar All-American First Team
  • 2020 Academic All-Big Ten

Personal Bests

  • Floor – 13.800*
  • Vault – 14.400*
  • High Bar – 13.450*

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

As A Junior (2021)

  • Recorded the team’s best vault (14.733) at the NCAA Qualifiers, also a personal best
  • Had a personal best on floor (13.800) against No. 2 Michigan
  • Scored a season best on high bar (12.933) at NCAA Qualifiers
  • Competed on floor (13.100) and vault (13.100) at Big Ten Championships
  • Also competed on floor (13.766) at NCAA Qualifiers

As A Sophomore (2020)

  • Set a personal best on floor (13.800) against Oklahoma/ASU
  • Had a season best on vault (13.900) against Oklahoma/ASU
  • Season ended early due to COVID-19 pandemic

As A Freshman (2019)

  • Got his Buckeye career started on the vault (14.050) at the Rocky Mountain Open.
  • Competed on the vault (14.250) at No. 1 Oklahoma.
  • Tallied a then career high on the vault (14.350) and competed on the floor (13.700) at No. 4 Michigan.
  • Helped the Buckeyes get a win over No. 6 Penn State with performances on the vault (13.900) and a new personal best on the high bar (13.450) at the Arnold Challenge.
  • Continued to excel on the vault (14.050) in a tri-meet against No. 6 Minnesota and No. 8 Nebraska.
  • Notched a new personal best on the vault (14.400) in a dual at No. 9 Iowa.
  • Tied his personal best on the vault (14.400) in a dual win against No. 4 Illinois.
  • Competed on the vault (14.150) in the Big Ten Team Finals.
  • Tallied a strong score on the vault (13.966) in the NCAA Qualifier.

Prior to Ohio State

  • Trained at Hocking Valley Gymnastics Center for six years under coach Mike Serra.
  • Tallied 22 state championships during his time at Hocking Valley.


  • Son of Adrianne Roettker.
  • Has three siblings.
  • Majoring in business finance and real estate.
  • He’s looking forward to traveling as much as possible after graduation.
  • His greatest sports thrill was watching the Buckeyes beat Alabama in the 2014 Sugar Bowl for the College Football Playoff Championship.