Meet the 2022 Hammerman USA Team

Diego Campos

Diego Campos

Nickname: Sampson
Age: 17
Hometown: Aurora, IL
School: East Aurora High School
Class: Sophomore – Class of 2024
Events: Hammer Throw, Weight Throw
Personal Best: Hammer 158’2″, Weight 48’4″
Hammerman member since: June 2019

Diego wanted to throw the hammer because he thought it would be fun. Diego is a good student who enjoys English and Music classes. He plays the saxophone in his high school band. He hopes to become a commercial pilot some day.

Avidan Flores

Avidan Flores

Nickname: Avi
Age: 16
Hometown: Aurora, IL
School: East Aurora High School
Class: Sophomore – Class of 2024
Events: Hammer Throw, Weight Throw
Personal Best: Hammer 110’8″
Favorite Musical Group: Eslabón Armado
Hammerman member since: June 2019

Avi competed in Discus in middle school and wanted to throw the hammer to try something different. He is an excellent student who enjoys math and working on cars. Avi hopes to become an automotive engineer, helping to design future cars.

Eliana Olvera

Eliana Olvera

Age: 16
Hometown: Aurora, IL
School: West Aurora High School
Class: Junior – Class of 2023
Event: Hammer Throw, Weight Throw
Personal Best: Hammer 109’6”
Hammerman member since: June 2019

Eliana wanted to throw the hammer to get her focus off the rest of the world. She enjoys music, dance and singing. Eliana is a good student who hopes to have a career in music or nursing.

Sebastian Gallegos

Sebastian Gallegos

Nickname: Chachm
Age: 14
Hometown: Aurora, IL
School: Simmons Middle School
Class: 8th Grade – Class of 2025
Event: Hammer Throw
Personal Best: 20’3″ (10lb hammer)
Hammerman member since: September 2021

Sebastian is a very good student who enjoys math and engineering. He plays in the middle school band. When he isn’t at school, Hammerman Field or band practice, Sebastian likes to play with his younger brother. He hopes to pursue a career in engineering some day.

Santiago Chavez

Santiago Chavez

Nickname: Santi
Age: 16
Hometown: Aurora, IL
School: East Aurora High School
Class: Freshman – Class of 2025
Events: Hammer Throw
Personal Best: 35’8″
Hammerman member since: September 2021

Santi is a very good student. His favorite subject is math. He also really enjoys playing trumpet in the school band. Santi hopes to weld and work on cars for a career. We hear he also plays a mean game of pool!

Javaris Ambrose

Javaris Ambrose

Nickname: Jay
Age: 17
Hometown: Harvey, IL
School: Thornton Township High School
Class: Junior – Class of 2023
Events: Shot Put, Discus, Hammer Throw, Weight
Personal Best:
Shot Put 60’10”, Discus 157’5”,  Hammer 164’4”
Favorite Musical Groups:
J.Cole, Toosii, Tee Grizzley
Hammerman member since: May 2022

Jay is a very good athlete who only recently has received good coaching. He is a good young man who has a lot of potential if he is put in the right program. Jay’s meet goals for the summer are: Shot Put: 63’, Discus 175’, Hammer 175’.

Daniel Coxworth

Daniel Coxworth

Nickname: Dan
Age: 19
Hometown: St. Charles, IL
School: University of Illinois
Class: Freshman – Class of 2025
Event: Discus
Personal Best: High School 167’5″
Favorite Musical Group: Coldplay
Hammerman member since: June 2020

Dan is a freshman at the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is an excellent student and is currently a biology major. He is training hard to earn a walk-on spot on the Illini’s track & field team. Good luck, Dan!

Courtney Clabough

Courtney Clabough

Age: 16
Hometown: Yorkville, IL
School: Yorkville High School
Class: Freshman – Class of 2025
Events: Shot Put, Discus, Hammer Throw
Personal Best: Shot 39’9″, Discus 125’6″, Hammer 116’4″
Hammerman member since: 2021

Courtney is an excellent student. In addition to throwing, Courtney is on the volleyball team and competes in the 100 and 200 meter sprints.

Kyle Clabough

Kyle Clabough

Nickname: Mongo
Age: 18
Hometown: Yorkville, IL
School: Yorkville High School
Class: Senior – Class of 2022
Events: Shot Put, Discus, Hammer Throw
Personal Best: Shot 65’11”, Discus 162’6″, Hammer 162’4″
Hammerman member since: Summer 2020

Kyle is an excellent student, who enjoys the friendships he builds with other throwers. He loves throwing and is a triple threat thrower – shot put, discus and hammer. He is the reigning IHSA Division 3A Shot Put Champion. Kyle will attend the University of Wisconsin – Madison this Fall.