Coaches and Captain
The Redmond Gymnastics coaches are all experienced at both coaching and doing gymnastics. Each has a history in gymnastics, and a wide variety of other athletic disciplines. They love gymnastics, and love teaching others the hardest and best sport in the world.
Ryan has been a coach with the team since the 2012-13 season, as assistant coach for 5 seasons.
Ryan has been involved with gymnastics since age 3, and while he never competed on a team he did spend time on an exhibition team at a gym in Woodinville, where he later coached for a couple years. He achieved roughly the skill level of a Level 7 while with the exhibition team.
In addition to gymnastics, he also has been coaching cross country in the Northshore School District since 2012, and the jump events in Track & Field with an emphasis on pole vault at Glacier Peak High School since 2011.
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Alicia is in her third season as a coach with the team, and is an extremely talented and valuable member of the coaching staff.
Alicia has been involved with gymnastics since age 2, and began competing at age 5. In 2012 she competed in the Junior Olympics. Shortly after, she injured her knee and began coaching during recovery, taking to it quickly with passion and expertise.
In addition to gymnastics, she was on the Juanita High School cheerleading team for 4 years as a flyer.
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Rachel is in her third season as a coach with the team and is also an alumni of Redmond Gymnastics.
In addition to her 3 successful years on the Redmond Gymnastics team, Rachel is also a 4th degree black belt in hapkido martial arts which she has been doing for 20 years, and has a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science.
The position of team captain is a leadership role. It is defined by a general helpfulness to both their fellow teammates and their coaches. Captains can do a lot of things for the team, such as leading warmups at meets, giving advice and answering questions for teammates, and acting as an intermediary between coaches and teammates.
Aria is a junior and is in her third season with the team.
Aria has been doing gymnastics since age 11, and is currently also competing for the Gold Xcel team at Northwest Aerials.
She has also been involved with martial arts since age 5, and continues to to be invested in it alongside her gymnastics.