Vancouver Elite Gymnastics Academy

Coach Elise

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Elise Ekstrom
Xcel Director, Meet Director, Recreational Coach

Coach Elise has been coaching gymnastics at the team and recreational levels since 2007. She fell in love with the sport at a young age, training to Level 6/7 at Gold Star Gymnastics with Coach Zdravko, participated in Middle School and High School Gymnastics, and became the team captain her Junior and Senior years. Elise graduated from Evergreen High School in 2008 and is a graduate of Concorde Career College as a Medical Assistant .Elise has been deeply involved in VEGA's Xcel Team, and is currently its Director; her favorite gymnastics event is the beam.

A lifelong resident of Vancouver and being the youngest of five children, Elise loves outings with her family, hiking, being active, and being outdoors, often playing softball with her family. For personal time, she loves a clean house, pedicures, and massages. Coach Elise married in 2014 and has 2 children and another baby on the way. Her favorite aspects of being a gymnastics' coach is seeing kids progress, knowing you taught them that skill, and the relationships with the athletes (hearing about their day, getting pictures/drawings from them).

Coach Elise's class schedule