Joseph Hagerty

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Joseph Hagerty
Full name Joseph Hagerty
Country represented  United States
Born (1982-04-19) April 19, 1982 (age 35)
Hometown Albuquerque, New Mexico
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Level Senior
Club U.S. Olympic Training Center
Head coach(es) Vitaly Marinitch, Alex Shchennokov

Joseph "Joe" Hagerty (born April 19, 1982 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an American artistic gymnast. He is the 2008 U.S. national champion on the horizontal bar and the 2008 all-around bronze medalist. He was a member of the bronze medal-winning 2008 U.S. Olympic team.[1]

A native of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Hagerty was coached by Ed Burch, owner of Gold Cup Gymnastics in Albuquerque, NM.[2] Hagerty trained at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

In March 2011, Hagerty announced his retirement from gymnastics.

He is now currently performing as one of the Tumble Monkeys in the Festival of the Lion King at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World.


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