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Serving the local communities since 1982

Clipper City Gymnastics is a US Gymnastics (USAG) member club.  We uphold the highest standards of safety. Our facility and programs are safety certified by the USAG. All  our instructors are trained and adhere to these rigid guidelines.

DIRECTOR-Beth Smith

Beth Smith and her husband Jeff took ownership of Clipper City Gymnastics in August of 2008. They have 5 children all of whom have been involved in the gym.  2 of their daughters are currently on the Advanced Team.

Beth teaches most of the Toddler and Tumblebug classes. She enjoys working with the younger children and watching how they progress both physically and socially, and how they gain confidence. Beth is a professional member of USA Gymnastics and is Safety Certified.

STAFF INSTRUCTORS

Andrea Gudaitis has worked at Clipper City Gymnastics for 15 years.  Her focus is on the recreational, Artistic and Advance Team classes. Andrea has a degree in Infant and Toddler Development and Daycare, and is Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics.  She and her husband have 4 children.

Kirsten Paulsen started as student at Clipper City Gymnastics. As she went through the program she was on the Advanced Team and a Student Instructor.  She returned to our gym after college and is currently the head coach of our Advanced Team , works with Artistic students, and does private lessons.  She is CPR and USAG Safety Certified.

Abbie Smith started as a Toddler at Clipper City Gymnastics, was on the Advanced Team and a Student Instructor. She is currently studying Human Development and Sociology at Merrimack College. She works with our Advanced Team and also fills in in all classes. She strives to help each gymnasts reach their potential. She is USAG Safety Certified.

STUDENT INSTRUCTORS

For our older students who wish to assist with teaching classes, we provide a “Student Instructor Training Program”.  The students are trained in spotting skills, as well as child development and class management, and provide positive examples for our younger students. All Student Instructors must pass a final exam and continue with training throughout the school year.

They must be at least 13 years of age and a member of Clipper City Gymnastics for at least 1 year.