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Valerie Ogilby

Valerie Ogilby

Valerie Ogilby

Positions held:

WAG Development and Recreation Coach

Qualifications:

  • Level 3 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People in Sport
  • First Aid
  • Equity in Sport

Favourite Apparatus to Teach:

Beam

Favourite Gymnast:

Svetlana Khorkina, Russian. I got to see Svetlana compete as part of the Russian Team in the Women’s Team final in Sydney 2000

Year I started coaching:

1990

I got involved in gymnastics because:

I stopped competing and wanted to stay on in the sport. It’s much more common today to see gymnasts compete until they are much older or move into another gymnastics discipline. I wish that was the case in 1990.