Our women’s competitive gymnastics team is a prestigious program focusing on building a solid foundation of gymnastics while empowering young gymnasts to reach their full potential both in and out of the gym.
The women’s team competes from Level 3 to Level 10 under the USA Gymnastics program policies and guidelines. Participation on our women’s competitive team is by invitation only.
Levels 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10
Levels 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10
Levels 6, 7, 8 & 9
Blad, originally from Colombia and member of the Colombian Olympic Committee, was a competitive gymnast in his native country before earning his degree in Sports and Physical Activity from National University in Sports, in Cali, Colombia. Throughout his time competing, he was a Colombian National Jr. Champion, three-time Vault Champion at the Colombia National Games before becoming the Women’s Coach at Canaverles Internationals School (2009-2011) and later the Women’s Head Coach at Surgent Elite School of Gymnastics (2012-2016).
Yurany, originally from Cúcuta, Colombia, is not only a valued member of our women’s team coaching staff but she’s also a competitive gymnast in her home country. Educated in psychology and a lifelong gymnast, Yurany brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our women’s competitive team. An expert in gymnastics choreography, she is a Colombia National Champion (2002-2018), 3-time World Champion, 2-time Bolivian Games Champion, 2-time South American Games Champion, 2-time Pacific Rim Champion and Pan American Games Champion. Yurany believes gymnastics is more than just a sport, she sees it as a lifestyle and Houston Gymnastics Academy is lucky to have her passion and experience as she encourages our women’s team gymnasts to do their best and best their best!