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930 Lithia Pinecrest Road
Brandon, FL 33511
Tel: 813-685-7770
Fax: 813-657-0321

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Optional Team

If you're interested in high-level gymnastics, look no further! Our optional program has seen many successes over the years! These girls work so hard every week to accomplish their goals. 

Our optional coaching staff is made up of five primary coaches.

Coach Marissa has been the head coach at GCG for over 10 years and has been coaching for almost 20 years! Marissa did gymnastics from the age of 3 to 19 and reached Level 9. She has coached many girls to state, regional, and national championships! She has also coached athletes to reach their dreams as collegiate gymnasts.

We are also very proud to have Coach Chico, who was a member of the Romanian National Team! Chico has been coaching for over 20 years and actually coached three of our optional coaches when they were young gymnasts! 

Our third optional coach is Coach Shauna, who has been coaching for over 10 years. Shauna did gymnastics for 12 years and reached Level 9 along side her sister, Marissa!

Coach Dexter joined our team in 2018 after coaching in Ohio for years. He primarily coaches bars and is a fantastic spotter! He also coaches our compulsory program on bars & vault. 

To round out our optional coaching staff, we have Coach Mollie who is GCG alumni. She competed for Golden City for many years and went on to receive a full-ride scholarship to competed for the University of Iowa where she competed for 4 years with great success!