Here are the athletes that make our gym shine! These are gymnasts who received a sports scholarship to those who took their life lessons from the sport to continue with a college degree and onto a career. See where this sport has taken them.
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phillipians 4:13
Courtney has signed with the University of South Florida Cheer Team. We are so very proud of her! Go Bulls!
Signed with Ursinus College. Not only is she a strong competitor, she’s very smart to boot! She’s studied at one of the top schools in the country and graduated with honors!
Kayleen signed with College at Brockport. She is known as a determined gymnast who pushes through trials and always with a bright smile on her face.
Shelby signed with Ithaca College. She’s a strong gymnast and a great friend with a big heart.
Cristina signed with Towson University. Cristina competed her Freshman through Junior years of her collegiate career. Her best event was bars, but she was always eager to learn more.
Megan signed with Ball State University. Megan competed each year of her collegiate career. Her favorite quote mirrors Coach Lisa’s, “With God, all things are possible."
Carissa signed with the University of Bridgeport. Carissa’s best event was bars and would compete for her team on that event.
Tara signed with Winona State University in the summer of 2013. She’s had struggles with injuries, but has fought to keep with the sport she loves.
Cierra signed with the University of Minnesota and has always strived for her best. It is this determination which earned her the Mariam Award from her Golden Gopher Team in 2013. She has always helped her team reach record highs each season, and was a NCAA qualifier in 2013.
Brittany signed with Temple University. Brittany competed in all events for the Temple Owls in 2010. She was a four-time Regional Qualifier, a level 10 National team alternate and qualified for Nationals her freshman and junior year.
Ashanee signed with the University of Florida. Ashanee exemplifies what hard work and dedication can do in gymnastics. She helped her Gator Gymnastics Team become National Champions 2013. As a post grad she continues to help her Gator Team prepare for competitions, and is now a coach at GU!
Heather signed with Penn State University. Heather competed for Penn State Gymnastics her freshman and sophomore year. Her favorite quote is, “Some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and ending. Life is about not knowing, having to change, and taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.”
Tawna signed with Eastern Michigan University. Tawna competed each year in her collegiate career achieving personal bests with vault being her best event.
Carlie completed her training at GU and went on with her academics at Auburn. Her life with gymnastics has certainly stayed with her as she is a trainer in crossfit and coaches at our gym whenever she’s in town. Though we are not sure we will have her much these days as she’s accepted a permanent position with ESPN! We are so proud of her and all she’s accomplished!
Noel signed with Centenary College. Noel’s best event is bars, and was a National Invitational Qualifier in 2013. She has been competing in gymnastics for eleven years total.
This is one amazing girl. She’s worth mentioning more than once on our page. She’s more than a coach, she’s an inspirational leader! Sarah occasionally leads worship services in the Young Adult Ministry at Celebration Church’s Sub30 program. She has also lead some of our Bible Study services we offer during the summer. Sarah doesn’t stop there. She has taken her ministry abroad by going on missions trips Ireland every spring.