Directors of the Academy

Tina Marenghi

Marcel Marenghi

The Coaching Team

Our coaches are fully qualified through British Gymnastics and continue to support our Academy.

Tina Marenghi
Tina brings an excellent standard of gymnastics coaching to the Academy – being a former Commonwealth Games gymnast herself and senior ladies Welsh Champion she has exceptional coaching qualities and is aware of the requirements of the competitive girls to achieve the highest standards in our sport. Tina is a level 3 Women’s Artistic Coach and has represented Wales at the highest level of the sport at numerous Internationals and has also been a member of the British Squad.

Marcel Marenghi
Marcel also brings an excellent standard of coaching experience to the club. Marcel started his gymnastic journey in September 1970 at the age of 8 with Newport Youth Gymnastic Club. He represented Wales at junior level and started coaching in 1980. Marcel has coached and run 6 gymnastic clubs successfully in the UK and overseas. Marcel is a level 3 Men’s Artistic coach, level 4 Women’s Artistic coach and has attended the level 5 High Performance Coaching course. He is British Gymnastics Tutor/Assessor and currently supports Welsh Gymnastics in assessing level 1 and level 2 coach candidates. Marcel brings a wealth of experience, dynamism and expertise to the Club.

Other Coaches, Officials, Sports Leaders and Volunteers at CNGA

Bev Moore - Level 1 Women’s Artistic Coach

Abbie Moore - Level 1 Women's Artistic Coach and Club Judge

Annie Clothier - Level 1 Women's Artistic Coach and Club Welfare Officer

Lindsy Morgan - Level 1 Women's Artistic (candidate)

Hanna James - Level 1 Women's Artistic Coach

Charlotte Gilles - Level 1 Women's Artistic Coach June to September 2021

Khia Weaver - Women’s Artistic Club Judge

Bethan Evans - Volunteer


CNGA sports leaders

Isabelle Jones

Mia Bush

Charlotte Lapsins

Mya Burrows

The volunteers and sports leaders assist in the gym working area and help coaches organise children into appropriate groups, coach basic level gymnastics under the guidance of a qualified coach. Volunteers and sports leaders are given the opportunity to become qualified coaches. The Academy works closely with the Regional Development Officer at Welsh gymnastics to ensure an effective coaching structure exists at the Academy. Anyone interested in gymnastic coaching should make an enquiry to the staff.

Welfare Officer

Annie Clothier

Positive Futures - The Aim

The aim of the Academy is to increase the varied programme of gymnastics, increase the membership and provide a welcoming gym centre for all to participate and enjoy the sport of gymnastics.

Timetable of Gymnastics Throughout the Week

Butterfly group – girls who are 5 in the year

Sparkle group – girls who are 6 in the year

Diamond group – girls who are 7 in the year

Monday

Butterfly girl's group 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Preparation & Competition groups 5.30pm to 8.30pm

Advanced women’s artistic group 4.30pm to 8.30pm

Tuesday

Improver girls and boy’s group 5 to 7pm

Advanced women’s artistic group 5 to 7pm

Wednesday

Sparkle girl’s group 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Preparation & Competition groups 5.30pm to 8.30pm

Advanced women’s artistic group 4.30pm to 8.30pm

Development girl’s artistic group 4.30pm to 8.30pm

Thursday

Improver girl’s group 5 to 7pm

Advanced girls comp 5 to 7pm

Cartwheelers’ pre-school classes

Friday

Diamond girl’s group 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Preparation & Competition groups 5.30pm to 8.30pm

Cartwheelers’ pre-school classes

Boys beginner class 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Advanced women’s artistic group 4.30pm to 8.30pm

Development girl’s artistic group 4.30pm to 8.30pm

Saturday

Cartwheelers’ pre-school classes

Women’s Artistic floors PM

Sunday

Development girl’s artistic group 9am to 3pm

*Occasionally competition squad gymnasts are trained on weekends leading up to competitions.

Weekends are mostly reserved for hosting events throughout the year

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics start tomorrow! The opening ceremony will be on UK TV at 12 mid day. The schedule of gymnastics is shown below – enjoy the viewing everyone!

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