Womens Artistic Squad
Coached by Beth Menear and Annette Keary.
A first step in introducing talented youngsters to squad training. Gymnasts are selected from recreational classes and schools to start learning the basic skills that will be required for competitive level gymnastics.
Coached by Jo Marshall and Maddison Wootten.
The gymnasts move up from Potential Squad into the Development Squad when they have acquired the basic skills. They will spend approximately 2 years in this Squad improving basic skills and techniques before moving up into either the Club Grades Squad or the National Grades Squad, depending on ability.
NATIONAL & CLUB GRADES SQUADS
Coached by Beth Menear & Hannah Keary & Annette Keary
Gymnasts will be prepared for National & Club Grades Competitions and County, Regional and National level voluntary competitions.
Coached by Carol Malone
These gymnasts are committed and dedicated to serious high level work. They compete in Compulsory Grades and voluntary competitions at County, Regional and National Levels. These gymnasts are working towards Regional and National Squad selection with the aim of representing Great Britain at International Competitions.
COACHES ACHIEVEMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
CAROL MALONE ~ Master Coach, International Performance Coach
Has coached :-
12 GB Squad gymnasts
5 National Development Squad Gymnasts
6 Gymnasts competing at International Level.
Carol coached gymnast Melissa Wilcox who won a Silver Commonwealth Medal at Kuala Lumpar and who was also selected to represent Great Britain for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Austrailia.
Carol is a Category 1 International Brevet Judge whose competitions include:
1 Olympic Games, 3 Commonwealth Games, European Championships, World Championships, African Championships, Canberra Cup – Austrailia and many, many more.
ANNETTE KEARY ~ Senior Club Coach
Annette became involved with gymnastics through her daughter Hannah.
CAROL KERR ~ Club Coach
Carol became involved in gymnastics through her daughters Tracey and Sarah.
Carol is a Regional Judge who last year accompanied the South West Team to the Rosebowl Competition, Rushmoor.
CATH MORGAN ~ Regional Judge
Cath became involved in gymnastics through her daughter Charlotte and has been judging for 4 years.
CITY OF BRISTOL GYMNASTICS CENTRE HALL OF FAME
Past Great Britain Squad Gymnasts include: Antoinette Trim, Shawna Farquharson, Rachel Poulton, Michelle Kitson, Alexandra Blackwell, Melissa Wilcox, Francesca Grout
U12 National Squad ~ Tracey Kerr, Kelly Lloyd, Aileen McIntosh, and Livia Gauntlett.
GB Development Squad ~ Carlie Summers, Julianne Rich
They have competed in International Competitions for Great Britain, including Commonwealth Games, European Championships, European Youth Olympics and the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Austrailia. They also competed in countries all around the World including China, Russia, Canada, USA, Romania, South Africa, Ukraine, Belgium, Holland, Spain, France, Italy, Norway and Austrailia.
Melissa Wilcox ~ Bars, Beam & Floor Champion
British Champion ’97
British Team Championships April ’97
Melissa Wilcox, Carly Summers, Hayley Cole
Melissa was Bars, Beam and Floor Champion
Camberley International ~ Oct ’97
GB v Holland v Switzerland ~ April ’97
Bristol Championships ~ Oct ’97
There are three of our Coaches in this picture can you see who they are?