Stainsby Tumblers begin 2015 with Shining Performance


Tumblers from Stainsby Gymnastics made a fantastic start to 2015 for the club.  23 gymnasts from the club competed in the Regional NDP (National Development Plan) Championships and we achieved our best ever results with 9 qualifying for the National Semi-finals.

The Regional competition was held at Hartlepool Gymnastics club on Sunday 1st February and was attended by around 150 tumblers from across the region.

The top two in each category going forward to the semi finals to represent the North of England.

Out of the 23 Stainsby Gymnasts we gained 14 medals with 9 gymnasts placing 1st and 2nd.  Five Gold, Five Silver and four Bronze.

The Gymnasts that will progress to the Semi Finals are

GOLD  – Thomas Reynolds – Level 1 Boys 11- 12 years

GOLD –  Kaitlyn Huckins – Level 4 Girls 9-10 years

GOLD –  Cole Parker – Level 5 Boys 11-12 years

GOLD –  Isabella Danieli – Level 5 Girls 13/14 years

GOLD –  Jessica McCallay – Level 6 Girls 13+ years

SILVER – Owen Lane – Level 1 Boys 9-10 years

SILVER – Isaac Bennison – Level 1 Boys 11-12 years

SILVER –  Ellie Wilkinson – Level 4 Girls 13+ years

SILVER –  Erin Peters – Level 6 Girls 13+ years

The other gymnasts who won medals were:-

SILVER – Alesha Reed – Level  Girls 11-12 years (tied 2nd place just missing out on qualifying)

BRONZE – Tom Caird  – Level 1 Boys 11-12 years

BRONZE – Lucy Frankland – Level 1 Girls 11-12 years

BRONZE – Ellie Cornelius – Level 1 Girls 13+ years

BRONZE – Grace Spensley – Level 4 Girls 13+ years

“This is our best regional result to date,  so to improve to 9 tumblers qualifying for the semi-finals in the NDP competition is great start to 2015,” said Charlotte Wilkinson (Head Coach) and Alice Smith .  Both of us are very proud of all the gymnasts

“Last year the club won a gold, silver and bronze medals at National Finals so again we will be looking to improve this year

Gymnastics coaching in acrobatics and tumbling is available to all ages from novice to national level. Recreational classes are available for children from 3 years. To find out more call: 01642 956543 or visit or find on Facebook.