Karen MacDonald - General Manager

General Manager Karen MacDonald is in her 26th year with Glenmore. Previously the Head Coach and Technical Director of the Club, Karen has taken on the role of GM with the move into our new space.

Karen is a certified Level 3 Women's Gymnastics coach, Level 2 Men's coach, and Level 2 Trampoline coach and has 33 years of gymnastics coaching experience.

Karen can be contacted at: info@glenmoregymnastics.ca

Sydney Jones - WAG Team Lead

Sydney Jones is the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Team Lead at Glenmore and is responsible for both the WAG and Xcel programs. She has been involved with gymnastics at Glenmore for the past eigtheen years and is entering her tenth season of coaching with Glenmore.

Sydney has C2 WAG and level 3 trampoline certifications. Her goal for these program is to share her passion for gymnastics in order to inspire the generations of young women to come.

Sydney can be contacted at: competitive@glenmoregymnastics.ca

Bobby Knight - ACRO Team Lead

Robert (Bobby) Knight is the Team Lead for the Competitive Acro Gymnastics program at Glenmore. Bobby is a classically trained MAG and T&T gymnast who started acrobatics while in University in Kelowna BC. He has experience coaching high performance WAG and Trampoline as well as ACRO.

Bobby is a certified level 2 WAG coach and a trained level 3 trampoline coach. In addition, Bobby is also the acrobatic coaching coordinator for Alberta Gymnastics Federation and is a member of the National Program Committee for acrobatics. With the NCCP, Bobby is currently assisting in the development of a national ACRO comp 1 coaching course.

Bobby can be contacted at: acro@glenmoregymnastics.ca

Dana Watson - Active Start Team Lead

Dana Watson is the Team Lead responsible for Glenmore's Active Start program. Starting as an athlete in Glenmore's recreation aprogram, Dana began coaching with the club in 2015 and became the Active Start Team Lead in the Fall of 2023. Dana has her Foundations Gymnastics certification and can be reached at: activestart@glenmoregymnastics.ca

Catherine Butt-Vallieres - Adaptive Program

Catherine is responsible for networking with the adaptive and disabled communities in Calgary on the implementation and design of Glenmore's Inclusive Gymnastics (InGym) Programming. Starting as a recreational athlete at Glenmore, Catherine started coaching in 2013. Catherine is a certified C1 WAG coach and is C1 trampoline, Activestart, and Parkour 1 trained.

Catherine can be contacted at: adaptive@glenmoregymnastics.ca

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