Competitive Team and Pre-Team

2017-2018 Competitive Team and Pre-Team

2017-2018 Competitive Team and Pre-Team

Front Row L to R: Team Captain Joi Williams, Cale Buchanan, Team Captain Haley May
Second Row: Assistant Head Coach Hannah Morris, Alayna Orgeron, Abigail Stokes, Michala Smith, Quinteria Sutton, Evvie Franklin, Khloe McCorkle, Head Coach Missy Coppage
Third Row: Chloe Oakes, Mercedes Benzing, Lottie Ann Stokes, Coach Macy-Beth Johnston, Maggie Pruett, Coach Maddie Grothman, Samantha Stokes, Ann Brilye Hankins, Ali Anne Flanagan
Not Pictured: Coach Karey Jones, Ava Hughes, Emelie Walker, Aubrey Jones, Anna Scott Mitchell

Delta Explosion Gymnastics Competitive Team

(ages 6 and up)

*Pre-Team and Competitive Team Members are chosen by annual try-out/Invitation Only. Try-outs are held mid-Spring each year.

Delta Explosion team members in Junior Olympic levels 1-5 compete USA Gymnastics compulsory routines.  J.O. Levels 6-10 compete optional routines choreographed for them by our staff. Delta Explosion also competes in the Xcel progam with athletes in levels Bronze-Diamond. Team members work out between 8 and 14 hours a week.  They compete in 6 meets throughout the state of Mississippi including the State Championship every year.  Our competitve season runs October-April and athletes are required to participate year round. Athletes chosen for team must demonstrate positive attitudes and a strong work ethic, along with strength and ability to BE coached. All athletes must first participate for 1-2 years on our Pre-Team before they have the possiblity of being invited to join the full Competitive Team.


Pre-Team is our developmental class preparing gymnasts for joining our full competitive team. These athletes compete the level of Xcel Bronze and work out between 4 and 6 hours a week. They compete in 2 in-state meets per year and they have the option of competing in the State Championship. Athletes chosen for Pre-Team must demonstrate strength, a positive attitude, and must be able to listen to directions and learn.