TEAM COACHES

 
 
Xiaoping Li  (Co-Owner & Head Coach)

Xiaoping Li

(Co-Owner & Head Coach)

XIAOPING LI

Deriving from his experience as a world champion gymnast, Xiaoping founded South Coast gymnastics in 1997 and  the program continues to excel today.  

  • 1981 World Championships gold medalist on the Pommel Horse

  • 1983 World Championships team gold medalist

  • 1984 Olympic silver medalist

  • 1992-1996,2012 JO National Men's Coaching Staff

  • 1998-1999 SCMGA's "Coach of the Year" recipient

  • FIG (international), National and Regional Judge

  • 2008 Beijing Olympics Gymnastics Director

  • 25+ years of coaching experience

 
Jia Wen  (Co-Owner & Head Coach)

Jia Wen

(Co-Owner & Head Coach)

jia Wen

Started gymnastics at the age of 8 for the Chinese Army team, moving on to compete for the Chinese National Team in 1977. Coming to the United States in 1987, she co-founded South Coast Gymnastics along with Li Xioping.

  • Former Chinese Olympic Team member

  • World Championships team silver medalist

  • World Games silver medalist on Beam

  • 4 years as a Chinese National Olympic Team Coach

  • 1998-1999 SCWGA "Coach of the Year" recipient

  • 30+ years of coaching experience

 
Songling “Sunny” Liu  (Optional Team Coach)

Songling “Sunny” Liu

(Optional Team Coach)

Songling “SUNNY” LIU

  • Coached Chinese National and Olympic gymnasts

  • Former Elite gymnast

  • Former Chinese national team J.O. Program Coach

  • Nationally ranked judge

  • Current Compulsory and Optional boys and girls Team Coach

  • 25+ years of coaching experience

 
Jane Zhou  (Girls Optional Team Coach)

Jane Zhou

(Girls Optional Team Coach)

JANE ZHOU

  • Former Elite Gymnast of the Chinese National Team

  • Trained former Chinese National Champions and two Olympic gymnasts

  • Current Compulsory and Optional Girls Team Coach

  • 30+ years of coaching experience

 
Tyler Shatsky  (Girls Compulsory & Optional team Coach)

Tyler Shatsky

(Girls Compulsory & Optional team Coach)

tyler shatsky

Competed in the USA Junior Olympics Program with South Coast Gymnastics for 9 years and is in his 15th year of coaching gymnastics.

  • 2nd place all-around as an Open Optional at Regionals in 2003

  • 15+ years of coaching experience

 
Jian “James” Zhong  (Compulsory & Optional Team Coach)

Jian “James” Zhong

(Compulsory & Optional Team Coach)

Jian “james” zhong

 
Jason Desrosiers  (Boys Compulsory & Optional Team Coach)

Jason Desrosiers

(Boys Compulsory & Optional Team Coach)

JASON DESROSIERS

 
Krassi Varbanova  (Girls Compulsory & Optional Team Coach)

Krassi Varbanova

(Girls Compulsory & Optional Team Coach)

krassi varbanova

 
Maddie Matsui  (GIrls Compulsory Coach)

Maddie Matsui

(GIrls Compulsory Coach)

MAddie matsui

 
Adrieh  (Girls Compulsory Coach)

Adrieh

(Girls Compulsory Coach)

ADRIEH