2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, set to take over Montreal from October 2-8 at the Olympic Stadium. Buy before Jan. 2, 2017 and save 15% off with the code: HOLIDAYS. Get your stocking stuffers today!

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Can’t wait to see your idols from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games live and in-person? Good news! Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships that will take place in Montreal from October 2-8, 2017! Buy before Jan. 2, 2017 and save 15% off with the code: HOLIDAYS.

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Job Opportunity- Interim Executive Director

Gymnastics PEI is now accepting resumes for an interim Multi-Sport Executive Director.

Along with its hiring partners, Ringette PEI and the PEI 55+ Games Society, Gymnastics PEI is searching for an interim Multi-Sport Executive Director. This is a full-time contract position from January 16, 2017- November 3, 2017. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the delivery of programs and administering the day to day operations of the organization. Please view the position profile for more detailed information.

Resumes accepted:
By e-mail: vvuillemot @ sportpei.pe.ca
In person: Room 203, 40 Enman Crescent, Charlottetown

Resumes will be accepted until 4pm on December 2.

Interim MSED Job Profile

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Annual General Meeting- September 26th

Gymnastics PEI will hold its Annual General Meeting on Monday, September 26th at 6pm at La Centre Belle Alliance in Summerside. All members are welcome to attend.

The following positions are up for election: president, vice-president (1 year term), men’s technical chair, women’s technical chair & member at large.

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Nominations Open for Board of Directors

Nominations are now open for the following position on the board of directors of Gymnastics PEI:

  • President
  • Vice-President (1 year term)
  • Men’s Tech Chair
  • Women’s Tech Chair
  • Director-at-Large

Please forward names to vvuillemot @ sportpei.pe.ca for consideration by the Nominations Committee by September 9th.

No Notice of Motion to amend any of GPEI’s bylaws were received by the Aug. 26th deadline.

The AGM will take place on Monday, September 26th at 6pm in Summerside. All GPEI members are welcome to attend.

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Gymnastics Foundations- Labour Day weekend

Gymnastics PEI is hosting a Gymnastics Foundations clinic on Labour Day weekend.

The course will take place at the Island Gymnastics Academy in Charlottetown during the following times:

Saturday, September 3rd– 5pm-9pm (will possibly finish earlier than this)
Sunday, September 4th– 9:30-6pm
Monday, September 5th– 9:30-6pm

This includes all 3 parts of the course (Introduction, Theory, & Artistic). At a minimum, all gymnastics coaches should be trained in Gymnastics Foundations.

Coaches MUST register for the clinic via The Locker on the Coaches Association of Canada webpage. The link to get started is: https://thelocker.coach.ca/account/login?mode=login

From there, those who already have an NCCP number should login and click on calendar on the upper menu. You will need to register in all 3 clinics listed as each piece is entered individually.

For those who don’t have an NCCP number yet, there is a button to create an account at the link listed above.

Coaches must be 15 to register.

Any coaches who is missing some of the modules (intro, theory, or artistic) should contact the office about the timing of when you can come to get the missing modules. You will need to register via the Locker to get credit.

Registration should be done by August 31st so that the Learning Facilitator has adequate time to prepare.

Cost for the course is still pending review however, it should be in line with last year: $75 for the clinic and $42.38 for the workbooks (this is still 50% of the cost with GPEI covering the remainder for members). Coaches can either pay on the day or GPEI can bill your club later. Please discuss payment with your club prior to attending.

There is tech support via chat within the Locker so if anyone has difficulties with registering they should try that avenue first. For other questions, please contact the GPEI office- vvuillemot @ sportpei.pe.ca.

This clinic is supported by:

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ADL Annual Achievement Awards 2016

Each season Gymnastics PEI celebrates its finest gymnasts and most dedicated coaches, judges, and volunteers by hosting the ADL/Sport PEI Achievement Awards.

The 2015-2016 season’s awards were held on June 13th at Centre 150in Summerside.

This season’s winners were:

Scott Chandler Senior Male Athlete of the Year: Matt Gallant
Senior Female Athlete of the Year: Karisa Quinn
Matthieu D’Amour Junior Male Athlete of the Year: Alex Mann
Junior Female Athlete of the Year: Sophie Mayne
Brett Martin Provincial Stream Male Athlete of the Year: Jago Sabine
Provincial Stream Female Athlete of the Year: Annika Trivers
Team of the Year: Open 7 Girls (Tori Hogan, Emma Germain, Alexa McClure & Dara MacInnis; coached by Shelley Ferguson)
Coach of the Year: Shelley Ferguson
Judge of the Year: Janet Duval
Administrator of the Year: Ellen McAssey

Club Coach: Courtney Anderson (Island Gymnastics Academy), Meagan Gallant (St. Louis Gymnos) & Allysa Mugridge (Summerside Saultos)
Club Volunteer: Claire Caseley-Smith(Summerside Saultos)

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Congratulations Matt Gallant!

Matt Gallant won a gold medal at the 2016 Canadian Gymnastics Championships this weekend finishing 1st in the event final for Pommel Horse in the National Open division. Matt’s score was 13.1.

Matt bested his silver medal performance at last year’s National event in the same event.

Congratulations Matt!

Alex Mann also had a successful meet finishing 7th in the all-around competition out of 54 competitors. This included a 7th place finish on parallel bars and a 9th place finish on pommels.

Congratulations Alex!

Both Alex & Matt train at the Island Gymnastics Academy.

Matt Gallant- National Pommel Horse Champion

 

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