Coaches

All SGI Coaches are nationally certified. They are dedicated and passionate about providing top quality training with a technically sound and SAFE class to all of SGI’s members. Our organization takes responsibility to ensure that every child develops good physical skills and is taken to their fullest potential. We strive to create a family oriented atmosphere where our members will develop a lifetime of memories.

SGI’s Head Coach, Alanna Kerler

Alanna Kerler isAlanna TR2 Coaches our Head Coach and is currently coaching National, Provincial, and Pre-Competitive gymnasts at SGI. She has 25 years of coaching experience and is a level three NCCP coach, a level 2 Trampoline coach, and has Risk Management and First Aid certification. Alanna has been involved with the sport for 32 years as both a gymnast and a coach. She has coached numerous Provincial and Eastern Canadian Champions, and has been named the team coach for many traveling teams representing Canada and Ontario. Alanna has been a guest clinician at many Gymnastics Ontario Clinics and Camps. As one of our choreographers, Alanna has had much recognition for her work. She has received many awards and has put together shows outside the world of gymnastics. Alanna is also a Latin Dance instructor and former Competitor.

Chris Hanley

Chris TR CoachesChris Hanley is currently coaching National, Provincial, and Pre-Competitive gymnasts at SGI. He has 25 years of coaching experience and is a fully certified level three NCCP in both Women’s and Men’s gymnastics and is currently working on his Level 4 Women’s certification. Chris is a level 3 Trampoline and Tumbling coach, and has Risk Management and First Aid certification. He has been involved with the sport for 31 years as both a National gymnast and a coach. Chris has had numerous Canadian, Provincial, and Eastern Canadian Champions in all disciplines of gymnastics. He has been named team coach for many traveling teams representing Canada and Ontario. Chris was also the former Coaching Chair person for Gymnastics Ontario Men’s program.

 

Liz Dicker-Mati

Liz TR CoachesLiz Dicker-Mati is currently coaching Provincial, and Pre-Comp gymnasts at SGI. She graduated with honors from the Seneca College Elite Coaching Program and has 24 years of coaching experience. Liz is a level three NCCP coach, a level 2 Trampoline coach, and has Risk Management and First Aid certification. She has been involved with the sport for 30 years as both a gymnast and a coach. Liz is also one of our choreographers and has received many awards for her work.