Coaches

OGC Recreational Gymnastics Program

Coaching Staff

Karinda Isaacs – Director

Recreational Programs

Karinda joined the OGC team in 2011, working in both the Women’s Competitive Program and Recreational Program. Having competed and coached in Australia, Karinda brings her knowledge of the sport to Canada where she hopes to pass on her love of gymnastics to future athletes.

Experience

  • Recreational Program Director since 2008
  • Recreational, pre-comp, interclub, and provincial level coach in Canada since 2005
  • Recreational and competitive coach in Australia since 1996
  • Member of 1996 Australian Olympic Training Squad
  • 1994 - Australian National Beam Champion
  • 1993 – Australian Team member at Junior Pacific Alliance
  • 1993 – Australian Team member at Nikon International
  • 1993 – Represented Australia at China Cup

Coaching Certification

  • Level 2 Women’s Artistic
  • Level 2 Trampoline

Lauren Cohen – Manager

Recreational Programs

Lauren joined the OGC team in 2012, and brings with her more than 10 years of coaching experience focused on recreational programs. During her coaching career, she has worked with a wide range of ages and abilities, including integration programs for children with special needs.

Lauren graduated from York University in 2009 with a BSc. Specialized Honours in Kinesiology and Health Sciences and is also a Certified Personal Trainer with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. With her knowledge of the human body and enthusiasm for the sport, Lauren aims to inspire the Recreational Coaches at OGC, and hopes to make every athlete that walks through our doors feel special and accomplished.

Experience

  • Coached recreational gymnastics and trampoline at various GTA clubs since 2001
  • Recreational Program Coordinator, Just Bounce Trampoline Club (2007-2010)
  • National Level Judge, Trampoline and Double-Mini Trampoline

Coaching Certification

  • Level 2 Women’s Artistic
  • Level 3 Trampoline

Recreational Gymnastics Program Coaches

Coaching Staff

Alex
Alexandra L
Alexandra R
Allison F
Allison M
Alyssa
Ana
Anastasia
Anthony
Ben
Brighid
Carolyn
Daiana
Daniela
Dominique
Emily
Emma
Fernando
Gen
Georgia
Heidi
Ioana
Irene
Jenn
Jenna
Jordyn
Katie
Kelsey
Kenzy
Kiana
Maria
Michelle
Monica
Mike
Naomi