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Competitive Gymnastics Program

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USA Gymnastics XCEL Competitive Gymnastics Program


4 - 18 years of age

Requires prior FDG coach approval and evaluation. Please contact us for more information on our competitive program!

Head Coaches:
Bill Widman &
Lauren McDonough
Team Manager:
 Lisa Grunden


FDG Team - Rainbow Jan 2020
FDG Team - Rainbow Jan 2020

Our Level 3 team and their proud showing at Rainbow Gymnastics Meet January 2020.



Meet The Team Coaches


Coach Bill

Head Coach / Team Curriculum Director

Mr. Bill previously worked at Universal Gymnastics in Columbus Ohio where he trained Levels 4 - 10 teams for 35+ years and during that time coached nine (9) State Championship teams. During the summers, Bill is the Associate and Gymnastics Director at Lake Bryn Mawr Camp in Pennsylvania, where his teams have won 38 straight Junior and Senior Wayne County Championships. He is very appreciative for the opportunity to work in such a tremendous facility and with outstanding youngsters and staff at Flight Deck Gymnastics!

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Coach Lauren

Head Coach

Miss Lauren proudly competed in USA Gymnastics for 8 years, finishing her career in Level 8. She then had 5 years of gymnastics and tumbling coaching experience at Celina Gym and Cheer. She is now the proud owner of Flight Deck Gymnastics and cannot wait to share her love for gymnastics and exercise with you and your family!


Coach Lisa

Team Manager / Coach

Miss Lisa has a background in dance and has taught lessons for over 12 years. She has also run her own non-profit program in dance and was one of the original members of the Wright State Lake Campus Lakets (Dance Team). Miss Lisa was a competitor for 4 years in the “Dancing with The Big Stars” Fundraiser for MAV Youth Mentoring Program, formally known as Big Brothers & Big Sisters. She is currently the Team manager here at Flight Deck and looks forward to bringing something extra to the Team!


Coach Caroline

Head Xcel Bronze Coach

 Miss Caroline has had several experiences working with children which include: a Gymnastics Instructor, a Swim Coach, Religious Education Teacher, Boys & Girls Club Instructor and a Special Education Assistant through the school she previously worked for. Caroline is so excited to bring a positive attitude, organizational skills, and previous gymnastics experience to the Team!


Coach John

Assistant Coach for Bars and Vault

John Robinson is a graduate of Celina High School and headed off to The Ohio State University pursuing a major in Nursing.  In High School, John was on the dive team and progressed to the state tournament.  John also served as a 4-H camp counselor for 8 years where he was in charge of  planning and leading camp activities.  He is excited to bring his gymnastics & Tumbling experience to the Team!


Coach Ryan

Assistant Coach for Bars and Vault

Ryan is currently attending Ivy Tech with a major in Aviation Mechanics.  He is very energetic and loves seeing the younger ones grow and be engaged in the classes. Ryan is also a Ninja instructor here at Flight Deck Gymnastics and looks forward to adding his Ninja experience to the Team!

Greatness isn't born, it's made. Hard work and commitment will get you there.
- Daniel Coyle