USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for the sport in the United States. It gets this designation from the U.S. Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation. USA Gymnastics, headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics. USA Gymnastics has many responsibilities, including selecting and training the U.S. Gymnastics Teams for the Olympics and World Championships; promoting and developing gymnastics on the grassroots and national levels; and serving as a resource center for members, clubs, fans and gymnasts throughout the United States. USA Gymnastics also provides continuing education resources for new and experienced coaches and instructors in the sport.
All of Galaxy’s coaches are members of USA Gymnastics and are Safety Certified through USA Gymnastics. All of Galaxy’s coaches (who are over 18 years old) must pass a background check in order to become members of USA Gymnastics.
USA Gymnastics is also a great resource for parents. Visit usagymparents.com to access information helpful to parents of gymnasts.