TENESSEE STATE NEWSLETTER

Summer 2019

www.tnusag.org

Tennessee State Committee For Women’s Gymnastics

Larry Corrigan SACC CEGC CegcCoach1@cs.com
Sibby Lane SJD TN NAWJG sibbylane@gmail.com
Keith Eldred Zone 5 SEGA Keitheldred1@gmail.com
Mark Crider Zone 5 Glory j.markcrider@yahoo.com
Shenette Gavi Zone 4 CEGC Shenettegavi@yahoo.com
Stephanie Davis Zone 4 NGTC stephanie@nashvillegtc.com
Matt Baker Zone 3 LIS iammattbaker@comcast.net
Ginger Raines Zone 3 Intrigue ginger@intriguegym.com
Lea Wampler Zone 2 Premier Knoxville lwampler@premierathletics.com
Jeana Rodgers Zone 2 Premier Knoxville jeanalanerogers@gmail.com
Adam Byrd Zone 1 GCC gccgym04@aol.com
Tracy Counts Zone 1 Gymnastics Counts gymnasticscounts@gmail.com

Tennessee Hall of Fame & Ozone Gymnast of the Year

The hallmark of every professional organization is the recognition of the contributions of the best of its members.  The Tn Gymnastics Hall of Fame includes the below listed Members:

Sibby Lane (J)                      Bob Murphy (C)

Phil Savage (C)                   Lucy Weiner-Fox (A)

Gene Alexin (C)                  Mike Matzek (A)

Doug Ashmore (J)               Sasha Gridnev (C)

Kerma Headrick (J)

At our last meeting, I asked the committee to approve adding JO gymnasts to the Hall of Fame. I’m excited to announce that the committee has approved the nominations of 50 gymnasts, all of whom have competed for 4 full years as NCAA athletes. I will be releasing this list once they athletes have been notified of their selection.

In cooperation with Ozone Leotards we will again be presenting the Ozone Gymnast of the Year award at the Optional State meet to the L10 Senior Athlete in the State that best represents what it means to be a TN Gymnast. Previous winners include:

Ashleigh Edlin – CEGC

Jasmine Arnold – EEG

Macy Roberts – GCC

Hailey Garner – GymStars

Gabby Welch – CEGC

Hannah McCary – LIS

Tennessee Website

Please continue to check www.tnusag.org on a regular basis for important information on the happenings in the State.

Meet Directors

Tennessee Meet Directors are reminded to follow the guidelines listed below after each

  1. Sanction Report Form – The form must be signed by the meet director and have an accurate count of the number of competitors.
  2. Meet Results – Please forward a complete. ptf or .csv file to CegcCoach1@cs.com

following completion of your meet.

State High Performance Clinic

TN Gymnastics will be hosting the 4th annual Optional High Performance Clinic at CEGC in Clarksville TN will be held December 7 -8. Last years Guets included Mary Lee Tracy, Ryan Bendixen. Details and schedules to follow soon!

Optional State Meet Information

The Optional State Championships (Levels XG – XD & L6-L10) will be held at the March 15-17, 2019 at the APSU Dunn Center in Clarksville, TN. Entry Fee will remain $98.00, Team Entry $60.00 and the senior Recognition Program will be immediately following awards after the final session on Saturday.

Compulsory State Meet Information

The Compulsory State Championships (Levels XB&XS & L2-L5) will be held at the March 22-23, 2019 at the APSU Dunn Center in Clarksville, TN. Entry Fee will remain $98.00, Team Entry $60.00.

General Rules for the 2018-2019 Year

  • State Meet Admission Fees (cash only)

Adult: (ages 16+) $10.00; Children (ages 6-15yrs) $5.00; Children 5 & under are free

Weekend Passes: (Cash Only) Requires wearing of a plastic wristband

Adult: (ages 16+) $15.00; Children (ages 6-15yrs) $10.00; Children 5 & under are free

  • State Meet Judges
    • 2 judge panel will be used for Compulsory State Meet
    • 4 judge panel will be used for Optional State Meet.

Declaration Dates, Qualification Dates and State Meet Entry Dates All declaration dates will be Sat, February 16, 2019 All Qualification dates will be 2 weeks prior to the State Meet

  • All State meet entry dates will be 4 weeks prior to the Optional State Meet             (Saturday, 9 Feb) and pay by Date (Thursday, 28 Feb) (entries must be made online at USA Gymnastics) Late entries /Pays will incur a $25.00 / gymnast fee

All requests for late entries must be sent to and approved by the SACC. Requests must include a check for the entry fee plus the late fee made out to the TN Gymnastics.

         All gymnasts that fail to qualify for the State Meet are guaranteed a full refund of the State Meet entry fee.

  • Out of State Meet Scores

Are the responsibility of the individual coaches

Are due to the SACC 4 weeks prior to the State Meet, except for those meets held within 4 weeks of the State Meet

  • State Meet Qualification Scores

Level 4, Xcel – Compete All Around in one TN sanctioned meet Level 5 – 28.00 AA

Level 6,7,8 – 30.00 AA Level 9,10 – 32.00AA

  • State meet entry fees are $98.00 / Gymnast $60.000 / Tm for all State meets.
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