USAG W200 Hands On Course in NJ

USA GYMNASTICS W200 COURSE

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15th. 12:30-7:30.
Freehold Elite Gymnastics- 6 Paragon Way Suite 113, Freehold, NJ, 08753
Instructor – Tony Retrosi/President of US Elite Coaches Association for Women

You will need to register through USA Gymnastics website.
This is a live, six-hour, hands-on training course designed for school age, pre-team and Level 1-4 coaches. This is a NEW course developed for pre team, level 1-4 coaches and even school age recreational coaches. Course topics include warm ups, conditioning, lesson planning, hands on spotting and lecture for all Olympic events. This is a great hands on experience of drills and skill progression with instructors demonstrating practical examples of coaching level 1-4 gymnastics.

Karen Smith 1958-2018

With a heavy heart we report the passing of Karen Smith, owner and founder of Atlantic Coast Gymnastics.
Karen has supported New Jersey gymnastics for over 32 years and she will be missed by all.
Deepest condolences to her family, friends and Atlantic Coasters.

2018 USA Championships

Congrats to NJ athletes who competed at the 2018 US Gymnastics Championships in Boston, MA this weekend.

Jr Division
Olivia Greaves/MG Elite 6th AA, Named to Jr National Team
Zoe Gravier/MG Elite

Sr Divison
Riley McCusker/MG Elite 3rd AA, Named to Sr National Team & Sports Women of the Year
Olivia Dunne/ENA Paramus

Congrats also to our friend Slava Glazounov/First State Gymnastics in Delaware named Elite Coach of the Year

2018-2019 Meet Entry Fees

Meet Entry Fees for the 2018-2019 USAG NJ Season have all been increased by $5 except 8-10 States which has increased by $10.

New Fees:
2 Sectionals – $70
3-7 Sectionals – $75 (Corrected 8.21.2018)
Xcel B/S Sectionals – $70
Xcel G/P/D Sectionals – $70

2 States – $75
3/4/5 States – $85
6/7 States – $95
8/9/10 States – $130
Xcel B/S States – $75
Xcel G/P/D States – $75

National TOP’s Testing Info

Congrats to all of the TOPS National Testing qualifiers!
TOPS National Testing will take place October 5 – 7, 2018.
Testing Schedule

The host club:
The Gymnastics Company
5646 Mutual LaneIndianapolis, IN  46239

Registration for TOPS National Testing is through Group Processing only, this is the same registration system as TOPS State Testing.
Testing fees are $85.00 for athletes.  Must register in the correct age group.  Coaches must register, no fee, but need to register to be on the testing floor.  Register once, and it will cover all three age groups.  Registration opens on Wednesday, August 15th.

Parents allowed to observe testing.
There is an admission fee of $10/day or $15/two-day pass.

Hotels nearby the hosting club:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Home Suites by Hilton
Hilton Garden Inn South/Greenwood
Courtyard by Marriott South

USOC Safe Sport Deadline – Attention Pro/Instructor Members

The Deadline is approaching for the U110 certification (USOC Safe Sports) to be completed by all professional and instructor members of USA Gymnastics who are 18 and older.
You will not be permitted on the floor as a coach or official if this is not completed.
The deadline for completion is Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
The course will take at least three hours to complete.
Make sure you give yourself enough time to finish.

Meet Schedules – How Meets Are Added

All USAG Sectional, State, Regional Meets, Clinics and Congresses are listed in 3 locations on the website as soon as available.
Main Menu: Schedules
Links: Meet Schedules-NJ
USAG NJ Info: Meet/Event Schedule

USAG Sanctioned Invitationals and Non-USAG Meets (listed as a courtesy) are posted after Judges are requested and paid for through the NAWGJ NJ State Judging Director.

Links to other Region 7 Meets are listed and updates occur only when the individual States update their schedules.

Ad Posting Procedures Review

How to Place an Ad on the USAGNJ Web Site

Cost: $75.00 for 3 months // Payable to: “USA Gymnastics NJ”  (no credit cards)

Mail Check to: USAGNJ Treasurer/Bill Psiuk, 110 5th Ave, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

Email Ad in PDF or Word Doc format to: billpsiuk@aol.com or submit with the Ad/Help Wanted Request Form found under USAG-NJ Forms in the right column.

Once check is received by USAGNJ, the ad will be posted in the USAG-NJ Info/For Sale-HelpWanted section.

SACC Newsletter – A Must Read

Major changes coming from USAG and YOU need to be up to speed.

The USAGNJ State Clinic is Scheduled for Saturday, September 11th form 4-9pm at Bishop AHR HS in Edison, NJ.
Major topics to be covered include: JO & Xcel Program Updates, Level 6/7 & Xcel Silver Vault, Optional Rule Changes and Safe Sport.

Our State Chairman has made a compelling case for every USAG Coach & Official to attend the Clinic in his July Newsletter.
We all need to know our rights and responsibilities, don’t be left in the dark, read the Newsletter and attend the Clinic.

Read the July 2018 USAGNJ SACC Newsletter HERE

TOP’s Testing 2018

2018 TOPS State Testing Dates and Sites are up on USA Gymnastics website!!
Registration is now open for all May and June testing dates.
Registration is through USA Gymnastics group processing only!
Cost is $50.00 per athlete per testing. $25.00 late fee if registering within one week of testing.
Any questions, please contact your TOPS State Manager. They are listed in our website.

TOPS. Work Hard. Dream Big. Make it Happen!!!

NJ TOP’s Testing – Friday, July 20th, 5pm
Bright Stars Academy, Egg Harbor Twp, NJ

Register Online  HERE

View Flyer HERE

USAG-NJ State Entry Fees

USAG NJ State Entry Fees:

Level 2 State Entry Fee $70.00 per gymnast
Level 5 State Entry Fee $80.00 per gymnast
Level 6-7 State Entry Fee $90.00 per gymnast
Xcel all levels $70.00 per gymnast