Two Manitoban officials, Shari Hebert and Zdravka Tchonkova have passed the necessary exams to obtain FIG Brevet Judging Licences. Zdravka received a Brevet 2 in both Group and Individual, the highest achievement possible at an International Course, which she attended in Baku, Azerbaijan. Shari took the Brevet exams for the first time, in Indianapolis, USA, and passed both the Group and Individual portions and has receiving a Brevet 4 licence. Congratulations!
Do you know a coach that has gone above-and-beyond? The purpose of the Coach of the Year Awards is to recognize the dedication to coaching rhythmic gymnastics in Manitoba. Each recipient will be selected for their outstanding achievement in the category in which they have been nominated, and for their unique contribution to the advancement and well-being of athletes. The nomination deadline is May 10th to the RGM office.
Congratulations to the gymnasts from HPTC International, Rhythmic Royals, and Sapphires on another successful Western Regional Championships! Here are the gymnasts and groups who placed in the top 8 at the Championships:
Elizabeth Kennedy (7th ball)
Alexandra Yarema 6th AA (ball 3rd, clubs 4th)
Alexys Purdie 8th AA (hoop 5th, clubs 3rd)
Grace Francis (ribbon 7th)
Anastasia Kurakin (hoop 7th)
HPTCI Junior Group of 5 (Alexys Purdie, Alexandra Yarema, Samantha Pfeil, Anna Belle Richards, Anastasia Kurakin): 1st 2nd AA, 5 Ropes, 1st 10 clubs
Sapphires Level 5 Group of 3 (Keira Williams, Katie Derksen, Maya Dowson) 4th AA
Sapphires Level 6 Duo(Aimee Lagimodiere, Mikayla Trojan) 2nd AA
Rhythmic Royals Group of 3 (Madison Frost, Sara Johnson, Ashley Richter) 3rd AA
Sapphires Level 6 Group of 4 (Nicole Taylor, Mamie Kroeker-Tom, Kiersten Zueff, Megan Polden) 1st AA
The Coaches Chair shall be elected at the AGM by registered judges, and the Athlete Representative will be elected by registered athletes. All other positions will be voted on at the AGM by all eligible members.
Registered members of Rhythmic Gymnastics Manitoba are invited to nominate members of the organization to fill any of the above positions by completing the Nominating Form & Profile – 2017. The nomination form and nominee profile must be submitted to RGM office (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: 925-5703) no later than: 5:00 PM Monday, May 8, 2017.