• Senior Coach Kelly •

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Kelly started gymnastics at Bunbury PCYC when she was 1.5 years old. She then moved to Perth and joined Subiaco PCYC where her coach suggested she trial for the gymnastics program at the Western Australian Institute of Sport.

In 1995 Kelly attended a testing day and was chosen to complete a 3 month trial after which she was offered a position in the gymnastics program at WAIS. Whilst there Kelly trained under coaches, Vladimir Joura, Martine George, Nikolai Lapchine, and Jo Richards. She trained at a Junior International level and competed in many state and national competitions.

In 2002 Kelly was offered a WAIS scholarship and a position in the Australian Junior National Squad. She competed and medalled at two international competitions in USA, the WOGA Classic and Parkette’s International. Whilst there Kelly had the opportunity to compete against future Olympians, including Nastia Liukin and Carly Patterson. Kelly retired from WAIS in 2003 due to injuries.
Kelly has been coaching gymnastics for 10 years and got her WAG Advanced accreditation in 2013.

Throughout the week you will see Kelly coaching WAG Orange with Skye on Thursdays, and also training herself in our Senior Tumble Program!