“Gymnastics – UNBROKEN” by YouTuber Anna Burns

Post Views 4,406   I posted the video, “Gymnastics – UNBROKEN” on Gym Blog Central’s Facebook page recently and it was a massive hit. The post, as of 9/19/16, has reached over 2.7 million people; been viewed over 1 million times; “Liked” by over 6,700 people; and shared over 18,000 times. I want to introduce you to the creator of this video and Read More

Mary Lee Tracy – Part Time Coach To Olympic Coach

Post Views 3,231   While watching this year’s Olympic Trials on TV, I noticed that one coach would congratulate & hug gymnasts, that were not her own, as they came off the podium after their beam routines. This got me wanting to know more about this coach, so I decided to contact her for an interview. Read More

Rhonda Faehn – The Leader of USA Women’s Gymnastics

Post Views 2,486   For Rhonda Faehn, her gymnastics career has now come full circle. As an elite level gymnast, Rhonda was trained by legendary coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi at their Texas ranch. Under their guidance, Rhonda was a member of the US Women’s National Team from 1985 – 1988. During this time Rhonda Read More

Making Gators Dance – Part 2

Post Views 1,328 Here is Gym Blog Central’s second part of our exclusive interview with Florida Gator’s Gymnastics team’s choreographer, Jeremy Miranda. If you have not had the opportunity to read the first part, you can read the article here. Q: You have been choreographing floor routines for UF for over 9 years now.  What Read More

Making Gators Dance – Part 1

Post Views 1,913 As a former USA Gymnastics JO Level 10 co-National Floor Exercise Champion in 2005 and a summa cum laude graduate with a bachelor of fine arts degree in dance performance from the University of Florida (2010), Jeremy Miranda seemed to prepare himself for a life of choreography in women’s gymnastics. As the choreographer for the Read More

Chelle Stack – Helping to Prepare the Future of USAG

Post Views 3,889 Chelle Stack made the move to train with Bela & Marta Karolyi at the young age of 9 in hopes of making it to the Olympics one day. In 1988, Chelle made it into the gymnastics spotlight when she won the bronze medal in the all-around, vault, and beam at the American Cup.  Read More

Exclusive Interview: Jenny Rowland, UF Gymnastics Head Coach

Post Views 1,741   Jenny (Ester) Rowland started her gymnastics career as an athlete training under Toni LaFleur (Rand) at LaFleur’s Gymnastics in Largo, FL.  She eventually moved to Oklahoma to train at Gymnastics Country USA under coach Kristy Krafft. Jenny was a U.S. National Team Member from 1985-1990 and was a member of the 1989 World Read More

Wendy Bruce Martin – Gymnastics Judge

Post Views 1,622 Wendy Bruce Martin is used to being the one being judged, not the one doing the judging. As an elite gymnast, Wendy spent 5 years on the US National Team and during this time she was a member of the ’89 World Championship Team and the ’92 Olympic Team.  Wendy trained at International School of Gymnastics Read More