Team

Fred Turoff
Fred Turoff

Former head coach of men’s gymnastics at Temple University 1976-2017, now assistant coach at Temple; former NGJA and FIG judge; member of US National Team 1969 & 1970; inducted into USAG Hall of Fame in August, 2009.

Oct 16, 2022

Anthony McHugh
Anthony McHugh

Anthony McHugh started his athletic career as a springboard diver in Indianapolis, IN when he was 8 years old. He competed for 10 years and qualified for high school state championships his junior and senior years. While attending MIT, Anthony joined the club gymnastics team as his first introduction to the sport. He competed with […]

Oct 16, 2020

Nyla Welsh
Nyla Welsh

Nyla completed her freshman year at Temple University where she studied criminal justice and dance. She is now at Circadium School of Contemporary Circus to pursue a diploma in circus arts. When she was younger she took dance and gymnastics, but quickly decided she wanted to focus on ballet and studied at Central Pennsylvania Youth […]

Oct 16, 2020

Josh Smith
Josh Smith

Joshua Smith has been coaching gymnastics for the past 11 years. Living out his belief that gymnastics is for life, he hopes to compete in NAIGC and is currently cast in two musical productions where he tumbles and sings. Josh has had many of his gymnastic dreams come true such as coaching highbar with Jonathan […]

Oct 16, 2020

Jen Lex
Jen Lex

Jen has been involved with gymnastics since she was 8yo. She tumbled from 8 to 16yo and then found a love for coaching. She’s been coaching for the past 20 years and has enjoyed every minute. Jen has worked with tots up to teens. Her thrill is seeing her students learn new skills and reach […]

Oct 16, 2020

Tahir Ingram
Tahir Ingram

Tahir has 10 years of coaching experience with Sayre Morris Gym Crew and was a competitor for 3 years with that team. He finds it rewarding to teach skills that transcend the sport and “stick” for life.

Oct 16, 2020

Aidan Henry
Aidan Henry

Aidan was a level 10 gymnast on the PBG boys’ team. He started gymnastics with PBG, then spent a few years at another club before returning to PBG.

Oct 16, 2020

Mioshi Ellison
Mioshi Ellison

Mioshi competed for Haverford Y up to level 7. She later coached at both Haverford Y and Roth’s Crosspoint. As a West Chester U student, she trained with its club team. At WCU, she majored in Exercise Science and minored in Coaching. She’s a certified EMT as well.

Oct 16, 2020

Jesse Kitzen-Abelson
Jesse Kitzen-Abelson

Jesse is the head coach of Temple University Men’s Gymnastics Team. He was an NCAA competitor in his college days, and qualified for the NCAA Championships. After graduating, he spent 5 year coaching in South Africa before returning the the US to enter the collegiate coaching ranks. He was assistant coach at Temple U for […]

Oct 16, 2020

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