THE PEOPLE BEHIND MGS
BBus (Acc), BBus (Man), ASA CPA, Grad. Dip. Education (Secondary)
DIRECTOR OF CLUB OPERATIONS
Alice has been involved in Aerobic Gymnastics for almost 20 years, as an athlete, coach, judge and club owner. She has a real passion for the sport. Alice has worked as a teacher at one of Melbourne's leading independent schools; she draws on inspiration from education to ensure participants at Melbourne Gym Sports take part in holistic development programs, that go well beyond just physical.
Alice is currently the Technical Director of the Gymnastics Australia Aerobic Gymnastics National Commission, and the Oceania Gymnastics Union Development Manager and Secretary General. She holds the Gymnastics Australia qualifications of Advanced Coach and Advanced Judge.
As a fully qualified Accountant, Alice's main role at Melbourne Gym Sports is to make sure all the administrative aspects of the club and its programs are running smoothly; however, you may still see her coaching a class here and there! For all enrolments Alice will be your first contact - click here to enquire.
DIRECTOR OF COACHING & TRAINING
Bek has been involved in Aerobic Gymnastics as an athlete, coach, judge and club owner for over 15 years and is a highly knowledgeable and involved member of the Aerobic Gymnastics community.
Bek has been selected as both a Victorian State Team Coach and an Australian National Team Coach numerous times, and is currently the Victorian State Team Head Coach. In 2019, she was awarded the Gymnastics Australia Levels Coach of the Year Award and 2022 was awarded the Gymnastics Victoria Outstanding Contribution Award. She is the valued Secretary of the Gymnastics Victoria Aerobic Gymnastics Technical Committee, and holds the Gymnastics Australia qualifications of FIG 2/Advanced Silver Coach and Advanced Silver Judge.
In addition to coaching, Bek is also a high qualified judge, and provides invaluable feedback to our athletes. She has been selected as a Victorian State Team judge for the Australian Championships, and has travelled across Australia to judge interstate competitions. Bek's main role at Melbourne Gym Sports is to coordinate and oversee all aspects of coaching and training.
BBus (Mktg), BComm (Adv)
CONSULTING OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Sally has over 10 years experience as an Occupational Therapist. She has gained experience in a hospital, rehab and community setting; working with both children and adults. Since 2014, Sally has exclusively worked with children and adolescents.
Sally is a leader in her field, specialising in therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and children with behaviour and self-regulation issues. Sally loves to be creative with her therapy approaches and has enjoyed working closely with MGS to develop recreational gymnastics programs for children of all abilities.
At MGS, Sally's main role is to frequently review and advise on our recreational programs to ensure the key physical, social and emotional development needs of children are being met.
Our coaching team is made up of several talented beginner, intermediate and senior coaches. Our team consistently works closely together to ensure our programs are industry leading.
All coaching staff have either obtained, or are working towards, their coaching qualifications with Gymnastics Australia. We take a lot of pride in our recruitment of staff and only employ the most dedicated, capable and enthusiastic coaches.
All staff over the age of 18 hold a current Victorian Institute of Teaching registration or Working With Children Check. There is always a qualified first aider present at every Melbourne Gym Sports class.