2016 Winter Newsletter

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On behalf of Region 6 – CONGRATULATIONS TEAM USA, and in particular Aly Raisman; Mihai and Sylvie Brestyan on the Gold Medal performance at the 2015 World Championships. This event is the start of an exciting season that leads to the 2016 Olympic Games. The Road to Rio will make a few stops in the Region 6 area. First up is the 2016 AT & T American Cup [March 5th Newark, NJ] followed by the 2016 Secret U.S. Classic and Men’s P & G Gymnastics Championships [June 3 – 5 Hartford, CT]. Information is available at USA Gymnastics https://usagym.org/pages/events/pages/premier_events.html

I would like to take this opportunity to say ’thank you’ to a special group of people that contributed their knowledge and expertise at the Region 6 Developmental and High Performance Camps. The goal of these camps was to provide training opportunities that will improve the performance of Region 6 at the National Championships.

Thank you to Regional Staff members Dawn Alban; Christalle Auger; Matthew Bond; Byron Knox; Patrick Palmer; Tara Pasiakos; Dave Tilley; Jason Vonk; Juston Ziegler. In addition to our Regional Staff – thank you to Dan Baker; Jim Chudy; JJ Ferreira; Alicia Sacramone-Quinn; Ryan Roberts; Gail Caspare and Pat Panichas. Thank you to Aim High Gymnastics; CT Gymnastics Academy; Gold Medal Gymnastics – Huntington for hosting these events. Last but not least – thank you to Marlyce Morace [Regional Camp Director] for making this vision a reality.

The J.O. Season is in full swing. Please review the procedures / criteria for meet registration; petitioning and qualification to the Regional Championships.

Clubs are responsible for adhering to all published deadlines.

Best Wishes for a successful championship season,

Kathy