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Closed for Classes December 21‑31.

Meet Our Team Coaches

Flipz USA Gymnastics offers competitive training for individuals who want to further their career in gymnastics. Our staff is composed of seasoned coaches who have years of experience in this field.

Team Staff

All of our sanction level coaches have the following credentials.

  • U100 Fundamentals of Gymnastics Instruction
  • U101 Safety and Risk Management
  • U110 SafeSport

Delayne Fudge, Sanction Levels 3 to 10

Delayne has 14 years gymnastics experience, during this time she reached level 9 and qualified to regionals twice. Delayne has been coaching our team since June of 2015.

Education: Bachelor’s in Health Science (University of Missouri) Master’s in Education and School Counseling with an Emphasis in Positive Coaching

Credentials:

  • School of Judging: Women's 4/5/6/7/8 Rated
  • W202: Women’s Meet Director 
  • W310: Regional Junior Olympic Compulsory Workshop
  • Recognizing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Heads Up—Recognizing Concussion Certification

Connie McBroom, All Sanction Levels

Connie has been coaching gymnastics since, during this time her Level 5 team took 6th place at state in 2017 as well as coaching a Diamond state bar champion who became the Region 4 Diamond bar champion.

Education: Bachelor’s in Business Management (Stephens College)

Credentials:

  • W300 Women’s Junior Olympic Coach
  • W400 Women’s National Coach
  • Fire Fighter I and II
  • EMT
  • EMT Instructor Certification

Kim Linhardt, Sanction/Non-Sanction Xcel

Coach Kim was the first Mizzou gymnast to score a 9.90; she was also a part of the 1993 Big 8 Championship Team for Mizzou.  She has been a coach at Flipz USA Gymnastics since 2005.

Education: Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Development (University of Missouri)

Credentials:

  • Recognizing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect
  • W202: Women’s Meet Director

Sarah Ellebracht, Non-Sanction 3 and Bronze

Sarah has 13 years of gymnastics experience. During this time, she reached level 9 and qualified to regionals twice. Sarah has been teaching at Flipz USA Gymnastics since August of 2014.

Education: Bachelor’s in Biochemistry (University of Missouri)

Ken Braso, Dance Coach

Ken Braso was a featured dancer with Southern Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Walt Disney Productions, among others. Along with his ballet master/rehearsal director duties at MCB, Ken is also a ballet instructor for dance arts.

Team Tuition

Level Day Time Price
Bronze NS Monday/Wednesday 5:15 – 7:15 PM 1 day- $90
2 days- $140
3 NS Tuesday/ Thursday 4:15 – 7:45 PM 1 day- $100
2 days- $180
3-10 Sanction Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 4:00 – 8:00 PM 2 days- $195
3 days- $243
Xcel Non-sanction Monday/ Wednesday 5:00 – 8:00 PM 1 day- $100
2 days- $165
Xcel Sanction Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 8:00 PM 2 days- $165
3 days- $200

Levels Schedule

Date Meet Location
Friday - Sunday November 2nd - 4th Flipz Invite Flipz USA--Columbia, MO
Friday - Sunday November 30th - December 2nd Pony St. Joseph, MO
Friday - Sunday December 7th - 9th Secret Santa Gage Kansas City
Friday - Sunday January 18th - 20th Chow’s Iowa
Friday - Sunday January 25th - 27th Rolling Thunder Lodge of the 4 Seasons - Lake of the Ozarks
Friday - Sunday Febuary 1st - 3rd Winner’s Circle Planet Gymnastics, Union
Friday - Sunday Febuary 15th - 17th Branson Branson, Mo
Friday - Sunday Febuary 22nd - 24th Olympiad meet St. Louis
Friday - Sunday March 15th - 17th State—Optional State(Level 6), XP, XD St. Louis
Friday - Sunday March 22nd - 24th State-- Compulsory State (Levels 3/4) Columbia
Friday - Sunday April 5th - 7th 6/7 Regionals

USAG XCEL Schedule

Date Meet Location
Friday - Sunday December 7th - 9th Secret Santa Gage Kansas City
Friday - Sunday January 4th - 6th National Judges Cup  Overland Park KS 
Friday - Sunday January 25th - 27th Rolling Thunder Lodge of the 4 Seasons, Osage Beach MO
Friday - Sunday February 1st - 3rd Winner’s Circle Planet Gymnastics, Union MO
Friday - Sunday February 23rd - 25th Olympiad Gymnastics St. Louis MO
Friday - Sunday March 16th - 18th  State-Platinum/Diamond St. Louis MO
Friday - Sunday March 29th-31st  State - Gold  Kansas City MO 
Friday - Sunday April 26th - 28th  Regionals Minneapolis MN 

Heart of Missouri Meet Schedule

Date Meet Location
Sunday November 4th Flipz Invite Flipz USA Gymnastics
Saturday December 8th Marshall Meet Salt Fork, YMCA- Marshall, MO
Saturday January 12th Lake Meet Tri-county YMCA- Osage Beach, MO
Sunday February 4th Winners Circle Planet Gymnastics- Union MO.
Saturday March 9th Macon Meet Macon, MO
Saturday April 13th Moberly Moberly Gymnastics- Moberly, MO
Saturday May 4th Championship JC Gymnastics- Jeff City, MO