Canada needs a National Team Head Coach

It’s been some time since I could say for sure who was responsible for the Canadian Women’s National Team.

Eddie van Hoof is Men’s Coach.

Time to make it official.

Reporting to the GymCan CEO and working in conjunction with the Program Manager – Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG), the National Team Head Coach – WAG shall be responsible for leading and executing the vision for GymCan’s WAG National Team program …

Qualified candidates will have NCCP Level 4 certification/Advanced Coaching Diploma or similar advanced coaching education qualifications specialized in gymnastics …

Job Posting

Deadline Friday November 20th, 2020.


USAG online competitions


USA Gymnastics announced multiple ways to hold competitive gymnastics events for the 2020-21 season, including virtual event sanctions and a free platform for hosting virtual meets

… on a number of different platforms, including Zoom, Skype and Google Meet, ensuring that even more athletes are able to compete despite complications created by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

For the 2020-21 season, USA Gymnastics will also be providing members free access to the Flyp10 virtual meet platform, which is integrated with USA Gymnastics’ Meet Reservation system. Using Flyp10, participants will be able to upload HD-quality recordings of their real-time performances for immediate scoring by judges and keep track of rolling scores and placement throughout the meet. …

To help meet directors facilitate virtual competitions, USA Gymnastics has created Virtual Playbooks for all 5 disciplines.

Elise Ray-Statz leaves U of Washington

Elise Ray-Statz has resigned from University of Washington after 9 years.

Her family is moving out of the Seattle area.

Too bad. Elise did a terrific job.

Her assistant Ralph Rosso had been named interim head coach for the upcoming season.

Karen Louise Hollis Gymnastics books

Karen has a number of Gymnastics books.

Her latest is Classic Gymnastics – Issue 2.

… articles on the 1983 World Championships, Natalia Karamushka (and cover), Joanna Sime (GB), Nailya Gabassova (USSR) and more, plus posters of Nadia Comaneci, Inessa Lisovskaya, Maria Filatova, Zdenka Dornakova and more.