2017 USAG-NJ Annual Award Winners

Congratulations to the
2017 USAG-NJ Annual Award Winners:

Optional Club of the Year          MG Elite

Compulsory Club of the Year   Atlantic Coast

Coach of the Year                         Maggie Haney

Judge of the Year                         Lori Smith

Volunteer of the year                 Rachael Rosenthal

Meet Host of the Year               Giant Gymnastics

Educator of the Year                 Jeanne Devenney

Life Time Achievement            Tony and Paula Gehman

Honorable Mention                   Leah Brndjar

NJ Hall of Fame Gala 2017

The New Jersey Hall of Fame Gala will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 7-11pm at St. Demetrius Hall in Carteret, NJ.

Come and celebrate our Annual Night of Hall of Fame Inductees:
Joyce Wilborn, Stacey Gunthorpe Reynosa, Traci Sommer Stanard, Anne Catherine Woynerowski Mead and Glen Wilson

Tax Deductible Prices
$100/Plate with Cash Bar
$115/Plate at the Door
$750/Pre-Paid Table of 10

A fun filled evening of dancing and dining in a formal atmosphere.
All profits go toward NJ athletes, coaches and judges.

Unable to attend? Donations accepted online HERE
Hall of Fame Gala Flyer & Ticket Purchase Form HERE

Congrats to McCusker & Dunne

Riley McCusker/MG Elite and Olivia Dunne/ENA Paramus competed at the 2017 P&G Championships this weekend in Anaheim, CA. Riley finished 3rd All Around in the Senior Division and Olivia had strong performances in the Junior Division.

Bullying: Common Questions And Answers

Parents, coaches, school sports administrators and youth sports organization leaders who want to prevent bullying will find these commonly asked questions and answers helpful. Starting with “What is Bullying?” these seven basic questions and answers will arm adults with knowledge and skills to make the right choices in bullying prevention efforts.

Topics include:

  • Bullying vs.normal conflict between peers
  • How to talk with young people
  • What should children do if they witness bullying?
  • What if my child is the bully?

For answers to these questions, and more, see the link below.

This resource stems from a Positive Coaching Alliance Trusted Resource – Kidpower – a nonprofit leader in abuse and violence prevention for children and adults. Kidpower makes it FUN to learn about being safe, rather than scary. Caring adults can use the Kidpower Method™ to protect children and teens from bullying, child abuse, abduction, and other violence.

Download a PDF version HERE

2017 Region 7 PSP Camp Registration Now Open

The 2017 Region 7 PSP Camp will be held on July 14-16, 2017 at World Class Gymnastics in Newport News, VA.

Gymnasts who competed optionals in 2017 and who will qualify to a minimum of Level 8 in 2017-18 are eligible.
Athletes will be grouped first by level then club.
100 gymnasts will be accepted per level on a first come, first serve basis.

Registrations are being taken now at this LINK.
Full Camp info package can be found HERE.

McCusker in American Cup

Riley McCusker makes AT&T American Cup roster! 
With competition kicking off on Friday at Prudential Center for gymnastics’ Triple Cup weekend, Riley McCusker of Brielle, New Jersey and MG Elite, has been added to the roster for the 2017 AT&T American Cup as the second U.S. woman. McCusker joins the USA’s Yul Moldauer, Akash Modi, and Ragan Smith. Click here for a full list of athletes.
Discounted tickets are still available!  Fans can save up to $50 on tickets by clicking the link below.  Purchase your tickets today!


USAG NJ Hall of Fame Nominations Requested

USAGNJ is seeking nominations for it’s NJ Gymnastics Hall of Fame.  If you know of a person that did gymnastics,coached or judged for over 5 years in the State of NJ, has outstanding accomplishments and has been retired for at least 5 yrs, please take the time to nominate them for consideration into the NJ Gymnastics Hall of Fame.   All nominations will need:

  1. Picture of the nominee
  2. Completed nomination form (Form can be found on the USAGNJ website)
  3. Short bio (max 1 page)

The picture, nomination form and bio must  be emailed back to Mary Peters, Mcpeters06@gmail.com.  Nominations must have all three parts to be considered.  Submissions must be received by June 1, 2017.  All nominations submitted after June 1, 2017 will be held and considered for the following  year.  After 2yrs, they will be  dropped off the list and must be re-nominated.

USAG-NJ HOF Guidelines
USAG-NJ HOF Nomination Form

First NJ Hall of Fame Inductees

2016-11-05-usagnj-hof_collage_wThe first Class of the USA Gymnastics – New Jersey Hall of Fame were honored at a Gala Event held on November 5th at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe, NJ.
Over 100 members of the NJ gymnastics community were in attendance along with family members of honorees.

Hall of Fame Class of 2016
Susan Ammerman
John Babuska
Paul Bohrer
Lois Musgrave
Tony Napier
Marvin Seidel

Brant Luska and Mary Peters were Co-Chairs of the event with assistance from Jeanne Devenney, Bonnie Synol, Barbara Sullivan, Jennifer Spering and Dianne Farrell.
Special Thanks to sponsors IGC, Mancino Manufacturing, Plum Leos, DGS, Robin’s Fund and Mr & Mrs Gerald Domanski & Family.


Big Event – November 5th – Save the Date

galaYou don’t want to miss this Inaugural Event….
The USAG-NJ Founding Fathers Fundraising Gala
Forsgate Country Club
Monroe, NJ
November 5th  7-11pm
$100/Plate w/ Cash Bar (Tax Deductible)

Celebrating the Founding Fathers of gymnastics in New Jersey.
All profits will be used for NJ athletes, coaches and judges.
This is a new annual event destined to become the NJ Gymnastics Hall of Fame induction affair.
Looking for representation from all NJ Clubs.

Purchase your Tickets Now – Buy up to 10 per Transaction
Bring your Receipt to the Gala, it’s your Ticket

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Can’t attend? You can still DONATE or become a SPONSOR.