Maggie Haney is a former American gymnastics coach, who is popularly recognized as the coach of 2016 Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez and 2018 World champion Riley McCusker. Haney currently serves as the owner and head coach at MG Elite Gymnastics, Inc in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. Haney recently got suspended for 8 years over allegations that she had verbally and emotionally abused gymnasts by U.S. Gymnastics on April 29, 2020.
Besides, Maggie is quite active in social media sites with her Instagram: @maggiehaney26 and Twitter: @maggiemags26.
What is Maggie Haney Famous for?
- Famous as the coach of Laurie Hernandez, the gold medalist at the 2016 Olympics.
Where was Maggie Haney Born?
Maggie Haney was born on February 8, 1978, in Garland, Texas, United States. Her birth name is Maggie Elaine Haney. Her nationality is American. Haney belongs to White ethnicity
while Aquarius is her zodiac sign.
Haney was raised in her hometown where she attended Lloyd V. Berkner High School. After her graduation, she joined North Carolina State University, where she was granted an athletic scholarship. She also competed for the North Carolina State Wolfpack women’s gymnastics program while attending college and is credited with the most Perfect 10s in the program’s history.
She had an interest in gymnasts since she was a toddler as she began practicing gymnastics at an early age of 3.
Who is Laurie Hernandez?
Maggie Haney’s Career Highlights
Maggie Haney began her professional career as a coach in 2007 as a coach in New Jersey. She has been working as a gymnast coach for over 10 years now until she got suspended in 2020.
Haney is widely recognized as the coach of several gold medalists gymnasts including gold medalists of 2016 Olympics, Laurie Hernandez whom Haney coached for 3 years from 2013 to 2016.
She also coached the national level and international level gymnasts including Jazmyn Foberg(2014-2015), Riley McCusker(2016-2019), and Olivia Greaves(2018-2020).
Haney is the owner and the head coach at the MG Elite Gymnastics, Inc. which was founded in 2007. It is the same institution from where at least one athlete from her program would go to the national team roster.
Suspension For 8 Years
Maggie Haney got suspended from for 8 years by USA Gymnastics for verbally and emotionally abusing gymnasts as announced on April 29, 2020. During this period, she is prohibited from coaching USA Gymnastics athletes, cannot contact the claimants, and cannot attend USA Gymnastics events.
Even after the period of 8-year of suspension, she must go through an additional two-year probationary period and complete Safe Sport courses.
USA Gymnastics officials first received abuse complaints against Haney in 2016 and in August 2019, Haney was under investigation by USA Gymnastics over allegations of verbal and emotional abuse. There were almost a half dozens of complaints filed against Haney, alleging that she screamed and threatened gymnasts.
On February 3, 2020, she was suspended from coaching minor athletes pending the outcome of the hearing.
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Who is Maggie Haney Married to?
Maggie Haney is married to her husband, David Haney. David supports his wife, Maggie as he is the one who creates and cuts all the MH Elite’s music. The couple together has three children. Their daughter, Dayton is also a gymnast who is at level 6 of training.
They recently welcomed their son named Ryker Haney.
How Tall is Maggie Haney?
Maggie Haney is a beautiful lady in her 40s. Haney has a well maintained flexible and slim body physique. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 5inches(1.65 m) while his body weighs around 63kg(138 lbs).
She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and blue eyes.
What is the Net Worth of Maggie Haney?
Maggie Haney has quite good earnings from her professional career as a gymnast. Working in this field since an early age of 6 she has managed to earn thousands worth fortune from his career. Her estimated net worth is around $980 thousand.