Owner and Director
Coach Sergey is a Professional Member of USA Gymnastics and AAU Gymnastics.
He graduated from P.F. Lesgaft University of Physical Culture and Sport Science in St.Petersburg, Russia. In his college years as a team member, Sergey became one of the top students in college. He represented the University where he won the National Championships in the Pommel Horse exercise.
Sergey moved to the USA in 2001 and became a head coach at the Vidalia Gymnastics Center in Vidalia, GA, from 2001-2009. He was also co-owner and head coach of the Zenit Gymnastics in Canton, GA, from 2009-2013.
Over the years, Sergey coached and produced over 186 State and National Champions, 34 Regional qualifiers and Champions, as well as 3 National TOPs Qualifiers. He has attended numerous Regional and National Congresses.
For Sergey, the best part of being a coach is to teach and watch the development of the children, not only as gymnasts but as productive individuals for life. He believes that the relationships that are built through sports last a lifetime.
Stick It Gymnastics Founder & Women’s team coach
Coach Marina has been involved with gymnastics throughout her life. She started as a gymnast in Ukraine at 8 years of age. She competed successfully at Ukraine’s local, State, Regional, and National levels. She was a National team member of Ukraine. By the age of 14, Marina had become a Master of Sport for
the Soviet Union Gymnastics program. By 16, Marina had become a Master of Sport fo
r the Soviet Union in Power Tumbling. Marina has coached successful competitive gymnastics since 1981. Her coaching experience comes from the Sport Club Olympic – Zenit (St.Petersburg, Russia), home of Elena Davydova, 1980 AA Olympic Champion.
Coach Marina has a degree from St.Petersburg University in Physical Education. She also served as assistant head coach at the Vidalia Gymnastics Center from 2001-2009. She was also a head coach at Zenit Gymnastics in Canton, GA, from 2009 through 2013. Coach Marina is a Professional Member of USA Gymnastics and AAU Gymnastics.
She loves coaching gymnastics and hopes to be a positive influence in the lives of the girls she coaches.