2000-01: Redshirt 2001 season.
High School: Competed for World Stars Gymnastic Club under coach Tigran Mkchyan ? Crowned Southern California State All-Around Champion for five years ? Took the North Conference All-Around Championship for four years ? Won first place on high bar, rings and parallel bars at regionals ? Named to the Southern California All-Star team for seven years and Region I All-Star team for four years ? Has Competed in the National Championship for five years ? Received the most valuable gymnast award twice.
Personal: John Albert Cano IV was born on May 25, 1982 ? The son of John and Lissa Cano ? Is the oldest of four boys? Nicknamed ?The Beaver? and ?Juan? ? Made the honor role all four years of high school ? Lists the feeling of success and accomplishment when you?ve worked hard to reach your goal as his biggest thrill in sports ? Lists coach Tico Mkychan as his Fighting Illini hero and most influential person in his athletic career ? Would like to thank his dad for keeping him in line, his mom for her unconditional love and grammy for his loudest cheering section.