Coach Xiao and Coach Ding started professional gymnastics training in their early teens and have been teaching and coaching gymnastics since the late 1970s.
Guizhen And Jie graduated in 1977 from Wuhan Institute of Physical Education,Hubei, China, both with Bachelors and Masters of Education Degrees. They both then went on teach and coach at their alma mater. During that time, Jie trained several notable gymnasts, including Yang Wei (2006, 2007 World All-Around Champion; 2000 Olympic Games team champion , 2008 Olympic team and All-Around champion) in his junior years. Jie was also involved in the early training of Li Xiaoshuang who was the World and Olympic All- Around Champion in 1995,1996.
In 1996, Guizhen and Jie were invited to USA to work with young gymnasts in the Carolinas. They dreamed of opening their own gymnastics facility... a facility where quality was never compromised and the welfare of the students would always be at core of every decision.
In the fall of 2002, their dream came true.
They have produced several Junior National Team Members, college gymnasts and numerous champions and medalists at JO National, Regional and State Championships.On multiple occasions Jie has been named Junior National Team Coach and NC Coach of the year.
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