Ali is entering her second season as a team manager for the Wildcats, and plays a variety of roles for the team. Ali does everything from helping with mats and board settings in the gym, assists with the motion analysis computers, ensures that the proper equipment is ready to go for meets, and gets foodfor the team on trips.
Ali comes to Arizona from Gaithersburg, Mich. A gymnast herself, Ali competed at the club level for 13 years before becoming a manger for the GymCats.
Currently, Ali is undecided about her major. Daughter of Marty Stakem, Ali has one brother named Ricky. In her spare time she enjoys singing loudly, and reading comical books.