The HexTrainer System and accessories were developed by Olympian Daniel Hayden who has been involved in the sport of gymnastics for 51 years. Daniel Hayden represented the  USA Junior and Senior National Teams for over ten years, traveling and competing in many international countries. Daniel was a five time USA Junior National Champion. He also competed for the Arizona States University at the NCAA Championships capturing Team Gold at the 1986 NCAA Championships. Dan competed in the 1988 USA McDonald’s ChampionsHIP competition winning the all- around and gold medals on Still Rings, Parallel Bars, and Horizontal Bar. Dan was an alternate on the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Team. Dan was inducted into the USA Hall of Fame and the Arizona State University Hall of Fame in 2004. Dan has been coaching for 44 years and owned his own gymnastics academy for 27 years in Evans Georgia.