Amanda Jetter was born on November 6, 1994. She trained at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy during her club career. She qualified to the 2003 and 2005 TOP National Team.
In 2004, Amanda competed as a level eight. She finished third on beam at Regionals. She moved up to level nine in 2005. Amanda won a bronze medal on beam at the Buckeye Classic. She finished fourth on beam at Regionals. Amanda also finished eleventh all-around. This qualified her for the Eastern Championships. She finished in the top twenty all-around and fourth on beam.
Amanda competed level nine again in 2006. She finished first all-around at the Fiesta Bowl Invitational and the Coaches Cup. At Regionals, she won floor. She finished fifth all-around. Amanda's final meet of the season was the Eastern Championships. She won bars, floor and the all-around title! In the summer, she qualified as a Hopes Elite. She placed fourth overall at the US Challenge.
She moved up to level ten in 2007. Amanda won the IGI Chicago Style and Coaches Cup. At the Ohio State Championships, she won the all-around, vault and floor state titles. She won the JO National Championships! Besides the all-around title, she also won beam and floor. After the level ten season, Amanda qualified to junior international elite. She qualified for the US National Championships at the US Classic. Amanda barely missed making the US National Team.
Amanda started off the 2008 season at CGA's home meet, the Coaches Spectacular. She only competed in two events, due to a healing injury. She placed third on bars and second on beam, under level 10 rules. Amanda competed at the US Classic, where she finished fourth in the all-around, behind teammate Cassie Whitcomb. She also finished second on beam and floor. Amanda easily qualified to her second US National Championships. Amanda had a great showing at Nationals, finishing fifth on day one and third on day two. With her combined scores for both days, Amanda was fifth in the all-around, making her first national team! Her first international assignment was the International Artistic Gymnastics Challenge in Belgium. She helped the United States team win. She placed third all-around.
In 2009, Amanda struggled with injuries in the spring. She returned in the summer to win a silver medal on floor at the US Classic. At the US National Championships, she finished fifth all-around. In late fall, Amanda went to France to compete at the International Tournament of Pas-de-Calais. She won the all-around and floor. Amanda moved to the senior division in 2010. In March, she was named to the USA Team to compete in Italy. There, she helped the USA team to win the gold team medal ahead of Russia and Italy. Individually, she finished sixth in the all-around. In July, Amanda traveled to Chicago, IL for the US Covergirl Classic, where she finished second in the all-around, fifth on vault and sixth on floor exercise. Unfortunately, Amanda was unable to compete at the VISA Championships due to strained Achilles.
In 2011, Amanda competed in two small competitions where placed first on balance beam title at the Coaches Spectacular and finished first on uneven bars and balance beam at the Buckeye Classic. In March, Amanda was selected to represent the USA team at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy where she helped the USA team to win the team title. Individually, Amanda placed eighth in the all-around and fourth on uneven bars. She competed on uneven bars and balance beam at both US Covergirl Classic in Chicago, IL and VISA Championships in St. Paul, MN due to an ankle injury sustained in Italy.
Amanda started her 2012 season at the CGA Coaches Spectacular where she finished fourth on vault, third on uneven bars and first on balance beam. In January, Amanda was named to the Senior US National Team. In May, Amanda traveled to Chicago, IL for the Secret US Classic, finishing tenth in the all-around and eighth on floor exercise. At the VISA Championships in St. Louis, MO, Amanda placed 14th in the all-around as well as 13th on uneven bars and floor exercise. Amanda returned to level ten for the 2013 season. She won bars and placed second all-around at the CGA Coaches Spectacular. She finished second all-around at the State Championships.
As a freshman at Alabama in 2014, Amanda competed on bars, beam and floor. She was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team. She won here bars titles and one floor title.
Full Scholarship to Alabama
2010: US National Team Member
2009: US National Team Member
2008: US National Team Member
2007: US National Qualifier
2007: JO National Champion
2006: US Challenge- 4th
2006: Level 9 Eastern Champion
2005: Level 9 Easterns- 4th BB
2004: Level 8 Regionals- 3rd BB
Photos copyright to Frank Law, Stacy Burchfield