Madison Kocian

Madison Kocian Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | April 27, 2024

Date of Birth

15 / June / 1997


27 Years


Women's artistic gymnastics

Madison Kocian, born Madison Taylor Kocian on June 15, 1997, is a prominent figure in women’s artistic gymnastics, renowned for her exceptional talent and dedication to the sport.

Madison Kocian Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More

Known affectionately as “Maddy,” she represents the WOGA club and achieved a pivotal moment in her career by qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics US team. This accomplishment catapulted her into the spotlight, solidifying her status as a formidable gymnast on the international stage.

Early Life

Madison Kocian’s journey in gymnastics began at the young age of 5 when her parents introduced her to the World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) in Plano, Texas. Growing up, she showed a natural talent for the sport and quickly became immersed in the rigorous training regimen at WOGA. Despite facing setbacks, such as a wrist injury that sidelined her for months, Kocian remained determined and dedicated to her craft.


Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Madison Kocian’s journey in education and gymnastics led her to UCLA. While specifics about her schooling are not provided, her dedication to both academics and athletics is evident in her pursuit of excellence. As a standout gymnast, she represents not only her hometown but also her alma mater with pride and distinction.


Madison Kocian, born on June 15, 1997, in Dallas, Texas, is an American gymnast celebrated for her prowess in the sport. As of 2024, at the age of 27, she showcased her exceptional talents on the international stage.

Physical Stats

Madison Kocian stands tall at 188 cm (1.88 m) in height, equivalent to 6 feet 2 inches in feet and inches. With a slender physique weighing approximately 75 kg (165 lbs), she maintains body measurements around 32-26-30. Her striking green eyes complement her blonde hair, adding to her captivating presence both on and off the gymnastics floor.


Madison Kocian is currently unmarried, focusing her energies on her gymnastics career and personal pursuits.


Madison Kocian comes from a close-knit family, including her father Thomas Kocian, mother Cindy Kocian, and brother Ty, who is a sophomore at Jesuit Dallas. Their bond is evident in moments shared, like celebrating their parents’ anniversary. Rooted in Christianity, the Kocian family identifies as white. Outside of gymnastics, Madison enjoys various hobbies, including going out, shopping, watching TV, cooking, and simply relaxing, reflecting a well-rounded approach to life beyond the gymnasium.

Madison Kocian with her Parents

Madison Kocian with her Parents

Madison Kocian with her Brother

Madison Kocian with her Brother

Junior Career

In 2009-2010, Madison Kocian’s gymnastics career took off as she made the U.S. Junior National Team at 12. She secured notable finishes at competitions, including a bronze at the Top Gym Junior event in Belgium. In 2011-2012, despite facing injury setbacks, she continued to shine with gold at the WOGA Classic and a silver medal win. Her early achievements showcased her talent and resilience on the international stage.

Senior Career

In 2013, Madison Kocian began her senior career at the Secret U.S. Classic, earning a silver on bars despite an ankle injury at the U.S. Nationals. Though missing the World Championship team, she retained her spot on the National Team. In 2014, she showcased her talent at various competitions, securing silver on bars at the U.S. Classic and contributing to Team USA’s gold at the Pan American Championships. Despite narrowly missing the all-around final at the World Championships, she played a crucial role in the team’s gold medal victory.

Career Perfect 10.0

Season Meet Date Event
2017 UCLA vs Stanford Feb 11, 2017 Uneven Bars
2019 UCLA vs Arizona State Jan 21, 2019

Selected Competitive Skills

Apparatus Name Difficult Description
Vault Baitova 5.0 Yurchenko entry, laid out salto backwards with two twists
Uneven Bars Chow 1/2 E Stalder Shaposhnikova transition with ½ twist to high bar
Inbar 1/1 E Inbar to full (1/1) pirouette
Komova II E Inbar Shaposhnikova transition to high bar
Van Leeuwen E Toe-On Shaposhnikova transition with ½ twist to high bar
Balance Beam Double Pike E Dismount: Double piked salto backwards
Switch Ring E Switch Leap to Ring Position (180° separation of legs)
Standing Arabian F Arabian salto tucked (take-off bwd with ½ twist, salto fwd)
Floor Exercise Mukhina E Full Twisting (1/1) double tucked salto backwards
Double Arabian E Tucked Arabian double front

Net Worth

As of my last update, specific information about Madison Kocian’s net worth is not readily available in public sources.

Favourite Things

Favourite TV Show Blacklist, America’s Got Talent & Texas Rangers Baseball.
Favourite Subjects Maths and Science
Favourite Sportsperson Adrian Beltre
Favourite Sports Baseball
Favourite Singer Carrie Underwood
Favourite Music Country Music, upbeat music for training. Favorite music: Country: Taylor Swift & Zac Brown Band. Pop: Ed Sheeran.
Favourite Movie The Longest Ride
Favourite Food Seafood
Favourite Event Bars
Favourite Athelete Usain Bolt
Favourite Actor Scott Eastwood

Some Lesser Known Facts About Madison Kocian

  • Kocian started gymnastics at age 5 when her parents began taking her to World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) in Plano, Texas. She also joined the WOGA club.
  • Madison loves her dogs, Biscuit, a collie/golden retriever mix, and Pete, a wired-hair terrier.
  • Madison has qualified for the Rio Olympics and is on the US Olympic Gymnastics Team along with Aly Raisman and other gymnasts.
  • Her favorite quote is “Dreams don’t work unless you do,” which she follows in her practice, influenced by her parents’ work ethic.
  • She carries a block with her, which says, “Think positive and positive things will happen,” wherever she goes to any games.
  • Madison likes visiting churches wherever she travels, having a lot of faith.
  • Madison practices from 7:45 AM to 11:45 AM in the morning and then in the evening from 3 PM to 6 PM after having her lunch or relaxing watching TV or taking a nap.
  • She cooks breakfast on Sundays and dinner every now and then.
  • Madison loves baseball and would like to take her dad along to throw the first pitch.
  • Madison appeared in the viral Under Armour campaign in February.
  • Her celebrity crushes are Carrie Underwood and all of the Texas Rangers team.
  • Madison likes to have dessert when she wants to unwind after a competition.
  • Madison’s mother put her in the gym because she would always climb out of her crib.
  • Does Madison Kocian smoke?: Not known
  • Does Madison Kocian drink alcohol?: Not Known

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Body Measurements 32-26-30
Birth Place Dallas, Texas
Children N/A
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Blonde
Height In CM 188 CM
Height In Meter 1.88 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Thomas Kocian, Mother: Cindy Kocian
Profession Women's artistic gymnastics
Siblings Brother: Ty
Spous N/A
Weight 75 kg
Zodiac Sign Gemini


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