Anatoliy Solodar-Head Coach
Anatoliy is one of the premier tumbling and acrobatics coaches in the world. He has been involved with gymnastics more than 30 years and has earned his "Master of Sport," the highest designation recognized in the sporting field internationally.
A native of Ukraine, Anatoliy served as Ukraine National Team coach from 1981 through 1996. His athletes received more than 30 medals from the European and World Championships during this time.
Under his guidance, 23 of his students also earned the title "Master of Sport." He taught the first-ever triple flip (which involves a full twist in the first flip followed by a double flip in a tucked position). He also trained the first female student in the World to perform a double layout immediately followed by a double tuck.
Since beginning his coaching career in the USA, Anatoliy has had athletes compete in several Sports Acrobatics World Championships and the Sports Acrobatics World Age Group Games. Anatoliy is highly regarded as one of the top coaches in our country.
- Honored Coach of the Ukraine
- Outstanding Public Education
- Master of Sport" in Acrobatics
- USA National Championships Coach of the Year 2000
- Western Region Championships Coach of the year 1999 and 2000 and 2005 and 2006