Home of Internationally & Nationally Trained Staff and 33 2013 State Championship Titles!
Oconee Gymnastics | Athens GA Gymnastics
"For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come."
1 Timothy 4:8
INTRODUCING OUR STAFF...ONLY THE BEST!
OGC proudly boasts one of the most experienced staff in the state! Collectively, the OGC staff boasts well over 100 years of gymnastics, tumbling and cheer experience.
Coach Kat & Company
Allison Blount Bodin
Team Coach, National Association of Women's Gymnastics Judges
Special Needs Coach
Ansley Tiller Christopher
Former Gymdog, Team
Gym Stars, Parties
Former Gymdog, Choreography & Sub
An Olympic Coach with too many accolades to list. MANY young gymnasts Elena worked with eventually went on to receive full collegiate scholarships throughout the US. She has worked with NUMEROUS Renown World Class Elite Gymnasts trained for Collegiate Gymnastics, Nationals, Worlds & the Olympics. She coached 5 Olympians in her career as well as coaching Elite Gymnast Kytra Hunter to the National Team & the 2009 World Championships. Kytra is currently a gymnast for the Florida Gators.
Boys Pre-team, Classes
Grace Taylor Johnson
Former Gymdog, Pre-team & Choreographey
Elite Tumbling, Trampoline & Stunting
Coach Gerg has been been personally involved with the sport of gymnastics and tumbling for more than 25 years. In high school, he entered the All-Star Cheerleading world competing for the United Bulldogs under coaches Rob and Molly Spencer. Gerg has more than 15 years of coaching experience teaching tumbling, stunting, All-Stars, and game-ready cheerleading in every age group up through collegiate levels. He has extensive training in spotting techniques for both tumbling and stunting, focusing on safety, regardless of skill level.
Gerg believes that first and foremost, athletes should enjoy their sport if they want to succeed in it. He strives to foster a fun learning environment where students can grow to reach their personal goals and full potential, both individually and as a team.
Seven U.S. National Team Members, Elite and Level 10
Level 10 National Floor Champion
Level 10 National All Around Champion
USAIGC Open Division National All Around Champion
Over 70 All Around State and Regional Champions, Region 5 and Region 8
Fifteen Years USAG Clinician
Clinician, US Olympic Training Center
Nominated Rookie Coach of the Year, United States Elite Coaches Association
Former NCAA Gymnastics Coach, University of Pittsburgh
Recipient, USAG Leadership Award
Former NCAA Strength and Conditioning Coach
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
National Strength and Conditioning Association
Certified Personal Trainer (IDEA)
Widely published writer, including USAG and IG magazines.
OGC Athens Director
Former Nebraska Cornhusker, Team, Classes
Pre-team & Classes
Former Gymdog and Gymdog Team Manager, Pre-team, Team & Choreography
Boys Classes and Tumbling Coach
Patti's daughters, Ashley & Courtney, were Highly Decorated Gymdogs. Courtney was a Bronze &Silver Medalist in the 2004 Olympics. Patty is a Preschool, Class & Pre-team Coach.
Sharon has taught gymnastics for 36 years, 19 of those were with Cincinnati Gymnastics, one of the top gyms in the country, with Olympian and Hall of Fame Inductee Mary Lee Tracy. Not only has Sharon coached many champions, both Sharon’s daughters, Karin and Krisiti, were on the National Team as well as former Gym Dogs. Karin Lichey was the only Gym Dog in history to score a perfect 40.
Shannon St. John
All-Star Cheer Director
Molly Spencer brings 17 years of coaching experience at the all-star, high school and collegiate levels to the Blue Angels All-Star Program.
Team Physical Therapist
Susan graduated from the Georgia State University Physical Therapy program in 1996. She was working in a home health setting and realized the need for therapists who specialized in children. She founded Activekidz in 2001. Activekidz is contracted with Kidsplay to provide Physical Therapy for the pediatric population. Susan has experience in several pediatric settings (home, school, daycare, and clinic). She is able to evaluate for orthopedic and/or neurological needs of a child.
Christy Bedelle Morrell
Former Gymdog and Current OCHS Gymnastics Team Coach, Coach Christy coaches classes and special needs.