Sydney Johnson-Scharpf
Johnson-Scharpf at the 2017 P&G Championships

Full name

Sydney Ashyln Johnson-Scharpf

Country represented

Flag of the United States of America United States of America


August 2 2000 (2000-08-02) (age 17)
Orlando, Florida, USA

Years on National Team



Brandy Johnson's Global Gymnastics


Brandy Johnson

Current status


Sydney Johnson-Scharpf (born August 2 in Orlando, FL) is an elite American gymnast. She is the daughter of 1988 Olympian Brandy Johnson, who is also her coach. Johnson-Scharpf was born the year of the Sydney Olympics, hence her name.

Junior Career


Johnson-Scharpf made her national debut at the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup, placing twenty-third in the all-around.

Later that June, Johnson-Scharpf qualified to junior elite status at a developmental camp. Her first elite meet was the US Classic, where she placed eighteenth in the all-around and qualified to her first Junior Nationals. There, she placed twenty-seventh in the all-around and ninth on floor.


Johnson-Scharpf competed at the American Classic in July, placing seventh on beam, eleventh on floor, twelfth on vault, and fourteenth in the all-around. In early August, she competed at the U.S. Classic, placing ninth on beam and thirty-first in the all-around. At Nationals, she placed twenty-fifth in the all-around.


Johnson-Scharpf competed at the U.S. Classic in July, placing fifth on balance beam, seventh in the all-around, ninth on floor, tenth on vault, and seventeenth on bars. In August, she placed fifth on floor and sixth in the all-around, earning herself a spot on the National Team.

Senior Career


Johnson-Scharpf made her senior international debut at the City of Jesolo Trophy, winning team gold and placing eighteenth in the all-around after a fall on balance beam.


In February, Johnson-Scharpf competed at the Reykjavik International Games in Iceland. She won vault and floor exercise gold, uneven bars silver, all-around bronze, and placed fifth on balance beam. In July, she had come down with bronchitis, which turned into pneumonia just as the U.S. Classic was being held. She only competed on vault and successfully petitioned into the National Championships. In August, she competed on vault, balance beam, and floor exercise at her first senior National Championships. Most notably, she performed two different floor routines, very unusual in gymnastics. She tied for fourth on floor exercise with Riley McCusker and Emily Gaskins and placed fifteenth on balance beam.

In November, she signed a National Letter of Intent for the University of Florida.[1]


Featured Gymnast for October 2013

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
2013Nastia Liukin Cup23
Junior U.S. Classic1888
Junior U.S. National Championships279
2014American Classic1412711
Junior U.S. Classic319
Junior U.S. National Championships2522301715
2015U.S. Classic7101759
Junior U.S. National Championships681195
2016City of Jesolo Trophy1st18
2017Reykjavik International Games3rd1st2nd51st
Anaheim U.S. National Championships154

Floor Music

2013 - "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets" from Damn Yankees/ "Cell Block Tango" from Chicago

2014 - "Schmoozin' at the Savoy" by Retroelectric Big Band


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