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GNN Exclusive! Yet Another USA National Gymnastics Coach Being Questioned For Abusive Behavior During Practices – The Abuse In Gymnastics Needs To STOP Now!

GNN Exclusive! Yet Another USA National Gymnastics Coach Being Questioned For Abusive Behavior During Practices – The Abuse In Gymnastics Needs To STOP Now!

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon It comes as no surprise that in the wake of Larry Nassar being indicted with count after count of sexual assault from more than 80 individuals, that USAG would sit up and take notice to other abuse claims that have been filed within their organization. GNN has acquired information that a prominent team coach ...

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Gymnasts Everywhere – Wear Pink On Friday In Support Of Maddison!

Gymnasts Everywhere – Wear Pink On Friday In Support Of Maddison!

Gymnastics News Network This beautiful gymnast from Classics Gymnastics has recently been diagnosed with cancer. Six short months ago, Maddison was a healthy and very active gymnast. Now she is ready to turn 8 years old on Friday and we are rallying the gymnastics community to ban together wearing pink in support of Maddison – praying for a miracle. Maddison has ...

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Another Coach Turns A Blind Eye – Be An Advocate, Not A Bystander

Another Coach Turns A Blind Eye – Be An Advocate, Not A Bystander

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Recently GNN reported that a victim, Jane Doe, brought suit against former club owner and head coach, Mike West, for sexual abuse that happen during the 1980’s and 1990’s. We also noted that West’s assistant coach, Sam Mc Bride, witnessing the abuse taking place, yet remained silent as court documentation states, ’West managed to ...

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Men’s JO Gymnastics Level 10 Nationals Results Including JE (Top Finishers)

Men’s  JO Gymnastics Level 10 Nationals Results Including JE (Top Finishers)

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Recently the Men’s JO Nationals were held in Kissimmee, Florida at the Silver Spurs Arena.  The competition featured over 850 gymnasts from all over the US.  Below are the results from Men’s Junior Elite & Junior Olympic Level 10  (Top 10+ finishers): JE 15 & 16 yr olds:   JE 17-19 yr olds:     ...

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3 Easy Breathing Drills For Gymnasts to Correct Over Arched Back Positions

3 Easy Breathing Drills For Gymnasts to Correct Over Arched Back Positions

Gymnastics News Network I work with a lot of athletes struggling to correct very overextended lower back and anterior tilted pelvis positions. In itself, I really don’t think a little bit of overextension and forward hip position is a huge deal. However, when it becomes really exaggerated and the athlete loses their ability to reverse this posture it can often create ...

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Gymnastics Sideplank Clam/Reverse Clam for Hip Strength – Video Quick Tip

Gymnastics Sideplank Clam/Reverse Clam for Hip Strength – Video Quick Tip

Gymnastics News Network I’m a huge fan of using doublets or triplets in our strength program to sneak in some much needed, but often overlooked, hip exercises for the smaller stabilizer muscles. They are so important for both injury prevention and optimal hip performance during gymnastics skills. As a busy coach, I know all too well hard it can be ...

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JO Nationals-Women’s Gymnastics Level 10: Jr & Sr AA Results (Top 10)

JO Nationals-Women’s Gymnastics Level 10:  Jr & Sr AA Results (Top 10)

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Below is a listing of all Level 10 JO National sessions (individual all-around top 10) Juniors:                                                                             ...

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Georgia Head Gymnastics Coach & Volunteer Coach In Place

Georgia Head Gymnastics Coach & Volunteer Coach In Place

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey UGA J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Greg McGarity announced that former gymnast Courtney Kupets Carter has been named head gymnastics coach at her alma mater Georgia.  “Courtney was a remarkable gymnast and leader on a team that won four national championships,” said McGarity. “She knows the heritage of our program and what it ...

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NC State Wolfpack Replaces Stephenson As Head Gymnastics Coach

NC State Wolfpack Replaces Stephenson As Head Gymnastics Coach

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey NC State University gymnastics has a new head coach.  Kim Landrus has been named as the second  person to lead the program after Mark Stephenson retired in early April.   Stephenson is credited with creating the Wolfpack gymnastics program which he successfully ran for 37 years.  Landrus’ contract at Illinois was reportedly not renewed, amid rumors ...

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Active Gymnastics Coach Dissuaded From Reporting Sexual Abuse

Active Gymnastics Coach Dissuaded From Reporting Sexual Abuse

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon So much negative behavior has been brought to light in the gymnastics community lately that it certainly has brought out the courageousness in many that may not have stepped forward before. The sexual abuse scandal is not the only focus that people should be aware of these days. GNN has discovered that one coach ...

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