Nicola Deans
Nicola  Deans


Mississauga, Ontario

High School:
St. Joseph Secondary



Futures Gymnastics


Three Spartans Named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans

Nicola Deans, Katie Richter and Holly Ryan have been named NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans


Gymnastics Celebrates Season at Year-End Banquet

Michigan State's gymnastics team celebrated its 2015 season on Friday evening with the annual team banquet


Spartans Finish Fourth at NCAA Regionals

Michigan State finished fourth with a 195.375 in the Iowa State Region


2014-15 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

Sixty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.


Cartwright Leads Spartans at the 2015 Big Ten Championships

Senior Alina Cartwright led the Spartans on vault, bars and beam at the 2015 Big Ten Championships


MSU Gymnastics vs. Pittsburgh - 2014 Alumni Day

MSU Gymnastics vs. Pittsburgh - 2014 Alumni Day

2015: Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Coming off of a season ending injury in 2014, came out and competed all-around at Iowa (1/18) for the first time since her freshman year, scoring a 38.400 ... Won vault against Minnesota (1/24) with a career-high 9.900 ... Marked a season-high 9.800 on beam against Minnesota (1/24) ... Hitting all four routines since a season-ending injury in 2014, achieved a then-career-best 39.175 against Minnesota (1/24) ... Set a career-high 39.225 all-around at Illinois (2/20).

2014: Competed on the bars against Pittsburgh (Jan. 18)...Underwent surgery and did not compete the rest of the season.

2013: Placed in the top three, five times on the season...Posted a season-high of 9.725 to take third on floor against Western Michigan (Jan. 12)...Placed third at Nebraska (Jan. 19) after scoring a 9.850 on floor... Earned a 38.700 in the all-around at Nebraska (Jan. 19) as a season-high...Registered a 9.875 to take third on floor at Illinois (Jan. 26)... Marked a 9.825 as a career-best on vault against Ohio State (Feb. 16)... Marked a 9.825 to tie for third place on vault against Ohio State (Feb. 16) and tie her season-best...Posted a 9.875 at Pittsburgh (March 8) to earn top honors on beam...Named Big Ten Gymnast to Watch at the beginning of the season.

Prior to Michigan State: Attended St. Joseph Secondary School... Member of Futures Gymnastics Club for 11 years coached by Lawson Hamer and Lisa Cowan... Won floor, beam and vault at 2012 Provincials... Named 2012 Floor National Champion... Second place in all-around, vault and beam at 2012 Nationals...Member of Team Gold Nationals 2011... Awarded Vault Silver at Nationals 2011.

Personal: Born February 2, 1994 to Gordon Deans and Hayley Martineau-Deans...No-preference major.