Our Coaches

Principal Coach,
Sub-Juniors Head Coach

Ginny G

“Calisthenics – the game of life.…” Ginny truly believes that everything that she values in life has been positively influenced by her lifelong love affair with this sport. For this reason she is very, very excited to be coaching our cute White Tinies, Co-Coaching our Silver Tinies, Coaching our SubJuniors and Coaching our Juniors in 2019.

Ginny celebrated 40 years as a calisthenics performer in 2016. Ginny has a healthy respect for looking after your body and enjoys teaching our students how to safely twist themselves in knots as well as the basics for the beginners! Her 30+ years of coaching have lead her on a journey of discovery to develop the potential in every student that comes through her class.

From the self-discipline required to improve flexibility, strength and performance, to the social skills needed to negotiate throughout their whole lives, Ginny continues to cherish the opportunity to positively influence these up and coming members of our society.

Silver Tinies Head Coach 

Yvette A

Yvette started Calisthenics at the age of 4 and has performed every year since. With a passion of Calisthenics and being inspired by our coaches she decided that she wanted to assist and develop the younger pupils within the club. In 2015 and 2016 Yvette completed Cert II in Dance to grow her apparatus of dance technique and to one day teach a solo of Contemporary/lyrical style.

After assisting Tinies, Sub Juniors and Juniors over the past 8 years, Yvette is now a fully qualified Level 1 coach and is excited to learn a different side of the Calisthenics world. In 2021 she is competing in the Seniors team, as well as a Head Coach for our gorgeous Recreational Tinies and Assistant to the Sub Juniors. Yvette is so excited to start 2021 and see what the year will bring to her learning and experience in choreographing.

Yvetter also assists the Sub Juniors.

White & Red Tinies Head Coach

Nicole S

Nicole has been involved in and passionate about calisthenics for over 30 years, performing for almost all of those years and says the sport is truly a part of her. She feels fortunate for having the opportunity to experience various divisions of the sport, including performing at championship level.
Nicole’s coaching career started 10 years ago and has included assisting with Sub-Juniors and Seniors, a Recreational Coach for Tinies, 3 years as a Cali kids coach in schools as well as being involved in the Active After Schools programs.

2021 will be Nicole’s 10th year of coaching the beautiful Tinies and she is looking forward to continue growing her skills and expanding her experience. Nicole would love to see you at the Red Tinies classes!

Juniors Head Coach

Emma W

Emma has been involved in Calisthenics for the past 34 years and has been a qualified coach for 16 of those years, working with Tinies through to Masters up to and including Division 2 as well as assisting with Championship Juniors on occasion, gaining many aggregate and reserve aggregate titles, most proudly, the RSSS title in 2001 and State Championships in 2006, 2015 and 2017. Her experience working with many successful coaches has provided Emma with an understanding of various coaching styles and techniques which she applies to her coaching.

Emma has also coached successful solos and duos including a Junior National Duo team.

Currently, Emma is working towards her Level 2 Coaching qualification.

Outside of coaching, Emma has been involved in several committees including VCCA and CV State Team in 2017 and When not involved in Calisthenics, Emma enjoys spending time with her three children, living life on the Mornington Peninsula and her work within the radio industry at Nova Entertainment.

Emma is very excited to work with the Sterling Juniors in 2021 and hopes to offer support not only to the girls and the Club, but also to the parents and supporters to ensure a happy, fun and memorable season!

Intermediates Head Coach

Rachael M

Rachael is celebrating her 15 years of calisthenics this year and has a passion to continue to achieve her goals for another 15 more! Rachael started her calisthenics journey as a last year junior and immediately fell in love with the family atmosphere that calisthenics provides. She immediately went on to pursue her goal to become a coach and has coached subbies, juniors, inters & master sections. Rachael has been competing in solos & duos for the last 7 years and has a passion for supporting her army of soloists to ensure they are given opportunities to grow and develop. Rachael has a strong eye and passion for deportment, precision, and the impact of a performance, she cannot wait to see what the 2021 inters can bring to the floor!

Inters ‘Ghost’ Head (Support)

Ange B

Ange has absolutely loved performing Calisthenics for the last 25 years and has been delighted to pass her love of this great sport onto her pupils for the last 20 years. She has performed in and choreographed a number of musicals with local and interstate theater groups and has a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts majoring in Contemporary Dance and Photography. She has coached and competed at local, state and national levels for team work, solos and duos and has loved every minute of it!

Ange loves helping her students strive to reach their potential and feels there is nothing more rewarding then watching them develop and then accomplish new skills and tricks. Ange B is super thrilled to be coaching the stunning Intermediates again in 2019 and looks forward to the challenges.

Seniors Head Coach


Kate P

Kate has been involved in Calisthenics for the past 30 years – the last 16 as a coach. She was lucky enough to work under some talented coaches as a competitor and learnt many skills she still applies to her coaching today.

Kate has worked with Duos, Graceful and Calisthenic Soloists in the Novice, Open Reserve and Open sections, taught pupil skills including medals as well as teams of Sub Juniors through to Seniors.

Kate enjoys the creativity involved in calisthenics and the freedom it allows to express yourself as well as the many life long and strong friendships made along the way.  Whilst Kate enjoys the fancy items, she would happily watch March and Clubs items all day.

Kate was also lucky enough to travel to the USA as an Assistant Coach of the Elite Performance Team in 2016 and in currently a member of the CVI Teams Grading Committee.  Kate is very much looking forward to working with the Senior section again in 2019 and has some big ideas

Masters Head Coach – Diamonds

Candy G

Carolyn has been involved in Calisthenics since she was 3 years old and in 2017 celebrated her 50th year involvement in the sport! Over this time Carolyn has performed as high as Division 1 as well as teaching all sections from Tinies through to Masters, with her Sub-Juniors and Juniors competing at a Championship level.

Carolyn has coached many soloists over the years winning many awards and State Championships Titles. She considers her best achievement to be the winner of the Victorian 17 years and over Open Calisthenic Solo.

For many years Carolyn has coached skills from Test 1 to Grade 4 with many of her students receiving Honors and Honors with Distinction.

Carolyn retired from team coaching in 2008 but returned refreshed and full of excitement in 2015 to coach the Sterling Diamonds Masters team. After a sucessful few years with the Diamonds team, Carolyn is looking forward to another fun and exciting year with them in 2019.

Masters Head Coach – Recreational

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Rebecca S

Rebecca was born into calisthenics and began her calisthenics journey at a young age.

Since 2005 Rebecca has been competing in calisthenics in a range of divisions ranging from championship reserve to division 6 as part of a team as-well as a soloist. She has been assisting since 2009 and in her time she has worked with every section!

Rebecca’s coaching journey with sterling begins in 2021 with the recreational masters.

She looks forward to this brand new chapter in her coaching career and cannot wait to smash this cali year in 2021!

Rebecca also assists the Intermediates section.

Our Level 1 Assistants

Juniors

Megan T

Megan has been a performer of Calisthenics for 10 years, competing with Boronia Calisthenics for Juniors and Intermediates. Megan joined Sterling in 2013 after learning they only had seven girls in the Seniors team to compete at Ballarat. Five classes later, Megan was able to join the team, and her passion for calisthenics was reignited. She has completed her levels up to Grade 4 and is always trying to improve her technique and stage presence.

The following year started Megan’s Coaching career at Sterling, beginning with the Recreational Tinies. Megan then moved to assist the Intermediates and had a hand in helping them to become CVI State Champions in 2015.

Megan became a Qualified Level One Coach in 2016. 

Seniors

Jayde C

Jayde has done Calisthenics for the past 20 years both as a competitor and 10 of those as a Class Helper but in 2016 successfully completed her Level 1 qualification.

As a student Jayde competed as a Senior in Champ Reserve.

Jayde’s coaching journey began at Sterling in 2017 as an Assistant Coach of the Inters Team. She is now coaching the Seniors and really enjoys the growth and friendships she has created in the section.

Jayde retired from participating in 2018 and she is looking forward to working with Kate, Kim, Ginny and the Seniors in 2021 for what she is sure will be a wonderful year

Seniors

Kim W