Do you recognize this coach?
Off course you do! This is coach Goran back in the days. He started gymnastics when he was 5 years old and competed till the age of 18. He was training in Timisoara, 4 hours per day, 6 days per week. He participated 13 years in a row with his team, CSS1 Timisoara, at the National Romanian Championships as well as several International competitions and wishes to build similar great memories for the Aspire gymnasts he is training on a daily basis.
His best souvenir was his participation in the 2005 Junior World Cup in Cottbus, Germany. He finished 6th allround.
Unfortunately a back injury forced him to quit gymnastics at the age of 18.
After terminating his competitive gymnastics career coach Goran got passionate about coaching and studied Bachelor of Physical Therapy and Sports at the University of West Timisoara, Romania.
Coach Goran first came to the United Arab Emirates in 2015, when he joined the Aspire Gymnastics Team. He first started coaching in the USA, he worked at Dynamic Gymnastics in New York for 1 year, followed by working for 3 years at Gold Star Gymnastics, Pleasant Valley, New York.