Entries by David Holcomb

Kittia named to USAG Interim Board

USA Gymnastics has announced the names of Interim Board members who are taking up roles following the sexual abuse scandal which has rocked the sport. The entire Board at the organization resigned earlier this month following the shocking abuse carried out by the governing body’s former team doctor Larry Nassar. This was demanded by the […]

Readers voted. Buckeye won

Readers voted. Buckeye won. Columbus Parent. Family Faves Favorite Gymnastics Instruction Winner: Buckeye Gymnastics After a two-year hiatus, we put this category back on the ballot. The winner: Buckeye Gymnastics, which trained Gabby Douglas for her return to the Summer Olympics in Rio. Buckeye previously won from 2012 to 2014. (During the tw0-year hiatus Buckeye […]

Buckeyes in Montreal

The Region 5 JO (level 10) Team is in Montreal for the 2017 World Championships and Makarri and Coach Becky are there. Our region sent our top Level 10 gymnasts on an all expense paid trip to see the best in the world compete Live and In Person! What an experience and a nice thank […]

Buckeyes travel to Trinidad

A couple of lucky Buckeyes are in Trinidad. Coach Kittia and former National Team Member Shania Adams are there as part of the Region 5 Ambassadors Team for the top Elite gymnasts in the region. They will train some and enjoy the Island some but they will also volunteer time to help some of the […]

Kittia Carpenter named Master of Sport

Kittia Carpenter has been named Master of Sport by USA Gymnastics for Women’s Artistic Gymnastics. This honorary title is awarded to those coaches who have demonstrated their ability to train and produce an athlete who has represented the USA at the highest level at the Pan Am Games, World Championships or the Olympic Games. Congratulations […]

Makarri to compete in Nastia Cup

There were no first meet of the season jitters for Makarri Doggette as she wins the Coaches Spectacular Meet and qualifies for the Nastia Liukin Cup (for the 5th time!)! The 2018 American Cup, the ninth-annual Nastia Liukin Cup and the Elite Team Cup will take place at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., […]