Competitive, competent Gymnastics Coach with 20 years experience teaching and coaching gymnastics.Currently coaching a winning university team.Dedicated to bringing out the best in the team and challenging them to perform at their absolute best.
Motivation and encouragement
Skills assessment and refinement
Event choices without overtaxing gymnasts
August 2011 to July 2014 Bowlling Green University, Bowlling Green OH Gymnastics Coach
Videotaped performances and practises. Reviewed with gymnasts to pinpoint issues.
Evaluated and selected events for competition, schedulling to allow for breaks between events to avoid injuries and poor performance.
Matched gymnasts to events based on skills.
Team had best overall score in the 2013 Regional Competition.
August 2000 to July 2011 Oscar Hamilton High School, Wooster OH Gymnastics Coach
Assessed gymnasts for their strengths and weaknesses.
Developed plan for skills development.
Chose events to demonstrate their talents.
Provided encouragement and motivation to challenge themselves.
January 1996 to July 2000 Middletown Community Recreation Center, Middletown OH Assistant Gymnastics Coach
Lead preschool aged children in exercises to build strength and balance.
Taught basic tumblling moves, insuring each child had an instructor at their side for each new move.
Spotted the children when they needed help with moves like cart wheels or somersaults.
Maintained order and attention by ensuring they understood the rules of behaviour.
2002 UK Gymnastics Safety and Risk Management Certification Trampoline and Tumblling Certification First Aid and CPR Training 1998 University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, Master of Science, Sports Coaching 1994 Bowlling Green University, Bowlling Green OH Bachelor of Science, Sports Science