About The Gymkidz Programme 

Founded in 2017 by Tamzin Watson, the Gymkidz programme is built around basic movement milestones with its foundations in gymnastics. Our classes are age appropriate where children progress at their own rate, tackling new challenges and skills each week over a 10 week term. The Gymkidz environment is fun but the essence of what we do is founded in educating and nurturing happy, confident and well-rounded children.

The Gymkidz team are all passionate about gymnastics, child development and having some serious fun while learning. Our coaches are qualified with unique experiences ranging from artistic gymnastics, acrobatics, dance, cheer-leading and trampolining. All have passed their NSW working with children check and have first aid qualifications

We're an approved NSW Active Kids Provider - Click here - to find out about the rebate offered

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Meet Our Gymnastics Coaches

 
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TAMZIN WATSON

Owner and Director 

Tamzin is the founder and program director and is extremely passionate about child development through gymnastics. She relocated to Sydney with a vision to build the sport of gymnastics and improve young children's movement vocabulary. She is a qualified International Women's Artistic Gymnastics coach (FIG level 1) and holds an Advanced Coaching Accreditation through Gymnastics Australia.

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SARAH COWGILL

Head Recreation & Kindergym Coach and Program Director 

Sarah is the Head Coach and Program Director of Gymkidz. Sarah has a degree in sports coaching and holds an Intermediate Coaching Accreditation through Gymnastics Australia.She has an extensive background in teaching children gymnastics, athletics and team sports in England. Sarah's brings a fun-loving passion for teaching and developing the whole child. 

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STEPHEN SUMNER

Senior Recreation & Kindergym Coach 

Stephen has an extensive background in teaching children Physical Education in Primary and Secondary schools and further experience in teaching special needs children and working as a care worker for special needs young adults. Stephen is a specialist in strength, conditioning and fitness training and when he's not at Gymkidz, he works as a personal trainer at Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre. Stephen has a BA with Honours in Sports Development and qualified in Athletics for the European Junior Championships Qualifier. Stephen brings a high-spirited approach and a wealth of experience. 

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CAITLYN PURWA

Recreation & Kindergym Coach 

Caitlyn is enthusiastic and has a strong passion for teaching and gymnastics, along with extensive experience working with children. She has trained as an acrobat for 4 years and holds a Beginner Coaching Accreditation through Gymnastics Australia. Along with teaching at Gymkidz she is currently studying a Bachelor of Music at Macquarie University.

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Mia Dorlan De Polignac

Recreation & Kindergym Coach 

Mia has extensive experience as a swimming instructor and nanny and has worked with children for over 3 years. She is passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated to teaching children and creating a nurturing and inspiring environment for them to learn in. Along with coaching at Gymkidz, Mia is currently studying a Bachelor of Communications and International Studies and is a swimming instructor.

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GRACE LENNON

Recreation & Kindergym Coach 

Grace has been involved in artistic gymnastics since the age of 6 and since retiring from competing is continuing to pursue her passion for the sport by teaching at Gymkidz. She is currently studying a Business degree at UTS and tutoring students in primary and high school.

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CAROLINE ABEL

Recreation & Kindergym Coach 

Caroline was a competitive gymnast for many years, and is currently completing a degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Sydney. She spent a year working full time at an English boarding school, where she assisted with the gymnastics team and coached various sports. She has vast experience working with children, and is passionate about learning through fun.

What People Are Saying

 

I am so happy to have found Gymkidz for my 6 year old. We have been to two other Gym schools and this is the best one. I love the balance they have between equipment and floor. Teachers are really attentive and engaging and so nice! The kids all look so happy and the teachers keep them interested. Love the location and space

 

- Stacey Lamble 

Thank you so much team for such a wonderful service for our family. We love our Saturday mornings with you. The kids learn so much from you and have a great time doing it!! Thank you!!

 

- Kyle Jenkins 

My 4 year old daughter looks forward to her Wednesday gymnastics class every week, and has grown in confidence since starting last year. Thank you to all the teachers. Highly recommended!

 

- Rohan Tyler