Happy new year! Yale Club Gymnastics’ first ever home meet will be hosted on Saturday, February 27 in honor of former Yale Gymnastics coach and olympian Don Tonry. The details about the meet are listed below. If you are interested in attending, or if you have any questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Best, Philipp … Continue reading Don Tonry Invitational Club Meet hosted by Yale Club Gymnastics on Feb 27, 2016
Please consider helping us go to Nationals 2016, host a meet in memory of former coach Don Tonry and make gymnastics accessible to everyone at Yale. Dear Friends of Yale Gymnastics, We hope that you all had relaxing December holidays with family and friends. We are writing to you with an update about Yale Club Gymnastics (YCG) and … Continue reading Help Yale Club Gymnastics host a meet and go to nationals in 2016!
Please consider helping us go to Nationals 2016, host a meet in memory of former coach Don Tonry and make gymnastics accessible to everyone at Yale. Dear Friends of Yale Gymnastics, We hope that you all had relaxing December holidays with family and friends. We write to you with an update about Yale Club Gymnastics (YCG) and … Continue reading Yale Club Gymnastics Fundraiser
We Made It …to Nationals and it was great! Huge shout-out to the brave club gymnasts who went to nationals in Philadelphia and delivered a great performance (in terms of gymnastics as well as in terms of having tons of fun as a group of friends)! It was awesome to see how much everyone has learned … Continue reading Yale Club Gymnastics at 2015 NAIGC National Championships
The second meet ever that Yale Club Gymnastics went to, took place at Boston University on December 6, 2014. Some more new club gymnasts gathered valuable experience in competing at gymnastics meets. Club president Philipp Arndt managed to come in first on high bar. Here are some impressions from the meet:
Orange Invitational In Syracuse HUGE shout-out to the brave gymnasts who made it to Yale Club Gymnastics’ first competition ever on November 9, 2014. It’s incredible how much these guys improved in only 2 months! Alden d’Souza Alden had never touched a high bar before but decided to just try it out. This earned us important 5 … Continue reading First Ever Competition for Yale Club Gymnastics – Orange Invitational In Syracuse
Thanks to everyone who came out to the first ever practice held by Yale Club Gymnastics at New Era Gymnastics in Hamden tonight! We are incredibly happy that everything finally worked out and are looking forward to many, many more practices. Here are some photos:
We wanted to let you know some very exciting news that should bring a smile to your face. We have the GREEN LIGHT from the Club Sports Director!!! This is incredibly good news for which we’ve been patiently waiting. There are still a number of challenges in front of us before the club gets completely … Continue reading Get Ready to Flip! Coed Gymnastics Officially Approved as a Club Sport at Yale.
Hello aspiring cartwheelers and backflippers! Thank you for your continued patience through all of this, first and foremost. I’m writing to tell you that finally – quite a while after we officially petitioned for club sports standing to the Yale Club Sports Advisory Board – there is some hopeful news from Tom, the Sports Club Director. … Continue reading Rising Hopes for Gymnastics to Become a Yale Club Sport
MEETING UPDATE: Philipp and Dan met with the Club Sports Advisory Board last night and the meeting went well. We were able to address all the points we wanted to make, and the board commended us for how well prepared and thought out our presentation was. I am hopeful that the board gained a sense … Continue reading Gymnastics as a Coed Club Sport: Petition to the Yale Club Sports Advisory Board
The Yale Club Gymnastics Initiative’s informational meeting took place on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 7:30 pm in the basement of Calhoun College. We were positively surprised that we have already heard from over 30 people within the Yale community who expressed interest in our project. We will go ahead and formally petition for Club Sport recognition to the Club … Continue reading Club Gymnastics Initiative Informational Meeting and Club Sports Advisory Board Petition
We are sad to hear that Yale tumbling class teacher Don passed away. Simply the fact that Don taught tumbling until last year shows how dedicated he was to the sport of gymnastics and to making it accessible to all Yale students, with or without prior gymnastics experience. In offering his tumbling class, Don did something … Continue reading Yale Gymnastics Mourns the Loss of Don Tonry
The Yale Club Gymnastics Initiative was featured alongside varsity gymnastics in the Yale Daily News “Through The Lens” Photo Essay. The photos were submitted by YDN Photographer Philipp Arndt, who has been a gymnast before he came to Yale and who is also part of the initiative trying to bring recreational gymnastics back to campus. … Continue reading Club Gymnastics Initiative Featured in the Yale Daily News
Good news: Yale may be willing to support men’s gymnastics as an official Club Sport – if it operates off campus! Yale’s men’s gymnastics initiative is a little closer to it’s goal of establishing men’s gymnastics as a club sport. While Club Sports’ responses to earlier inquiries included the statement that they “do not think … Continue reading Men’s Gymnastics May Be Supported as an “off-site” Yale Club Sport
A group of students who met in Don Tonry’s tumbling class at Payne Whitney Gymnasium are forming an initiative to establish men’s gymnastics as a club sport at Yale. The group around Daniel Aeschliman, Philipp Arndt (Pierson ’16), Alaric d’Souza (Pierson ’14) and Gabriel Greenspan (JE ’14) is planning to make it possible for students … Continue reading Initiative Formed to Establish Men’s Gymnastics as a Club Sport at Yale