Star Athlete

Meet CHKD Sports Med's Star Athletes

They row! They wrestle! They dribble and swim! Click here to meet just a few of the local athletes who turn to CHKD Sports Medicine for star treatment when they have athletic injuries.

Ellie Protzman, Gymnastics

Ellie Protzman

Age: 10

School: ODC (Old Donation Center)

Sport(s): Gymnastics and dance

Proudest sports moment: After a hard year on bars, at the state meet I received 1st place with a score of 9.75.

Three songs on my playlist: "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen, "We Are Never Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift and "Home"

Pregame ritual: Go through routines in my head and do a good luck handshake with my teammates.

Sports heroes: Jordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney, Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin

Team I love: USA Olympic Gymnastic Team

Three wishes for my future:

  • Graduate college.
  • Learn French.
  • Visit Paris, China and Italy.