American Twisters is proud to recognize the Featured Twister for the month of March 2022 - Gymnast Mikaella V!
Dear Twister Families, As you may have heard, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has recently taken steps to revoke USA Gymnastics' (USAG) recognition as the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics. The USOC believes that "the challenges facing the organization are simply more than it is capable of overcoming in its current form," and at Twisters we agree and believe a fresh start is necessary. You may be wondering how the USOC's actions to decertify USAG will impact our gymnasts and coaches. We received a message from the USOC and USAG stating that these actions will have [...]
Dedication. Perseverance. Strength. Hard Work. Team Work. Once again, Twisters is beyond proud to announce that our Level 9’s and 10’s had a record-setting weekend at the Region 8 Championships. The hard work and dedication of our athletes and coaching staff shined through as we qualified *9 Level 9’s* to Eastern's and *12 Level 10’s* to Nationals… the most in Twisters history! A huge congratulations goes out to... Level 9 Eastern Qualifiers Carolyn Jackson Sydney Crouch Emily Rivera Sophia Lomasky Nina Ballou Jayla Booker Nicole Rengifo Allison Kaempher Hannah Kang Level 10 National Qualifiers Hanna Castillo Ariana Delgado Haylen Zambrowski [...]
The recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland hit way too close to home for Twisters. Many of our students, including our Team girls, currently attend MSD and knew the victims. One of our Level 10 Team gymnasts, Alexandra Greenwald, lost one of her closest friends, Nicholas Dworet, in the shooting. Nick’s brother, Alex, was also shot and survived. Though facing heartbreak no high school senior should have to endure, Alexandra turned her grief into action and organized a meal train for Nick’s family to help support them in their darkest hour. In addition, she has dedicated [...]
Each month, Twisters recognizes one outstanding member of our Twisters family, whether it's a gymnast, coach or staff member, who is doing great things both inside and outside of the gym. This month we are proud to highlight one of our amazing coaches, Joanna Davis, who not only shares her passion and expertise for gymnastics in the gym day in and day out, but she also shares her valuable time serving the homeless on a weekly basis through an organization called "The Soup Kitchen." Joanna is a role model not only for how she positively impacts her students, but also [...]