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 a year before taking over, while former coach Fred Turoff moved to assistant coach. Jesse also teaches at Circadium, a circus arts school in Philadelphia. Jesse coached the senior men at the 2022 Maccabiah Games in Israel. He was named Coach of the Year in the GymACT conference this past season.

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