Competitive Team Program

2018-2019 Competitive Team and Pre-Team

Front Row L to R: Coach Karey Jones, Cadence McDonald, Grace Watkins, Lilly Flowers, Michala Smith, Ali Anne Flanagan, Mary Tate Glasco, Elizabeth Nunnery, Kennedi Esters, Camarriah Smith, Halle Brown, Coach Macy-Beth Childs
Back Row L to R: Alayna Orgeron, Evvie Franklin, Cale Buchanan, Hannah Mills, Ann Brilye Hankins, Lottie Ann Stokes, Head Coach Missy Coppage, Team Captain Joi Williams, Samantha Stokes, Quinteria Sutton, Mercedes Benzing, Abigail Stokes, Chloe Oakes, Ava Hughes.

Delta Explosion Gymnastics Competitive Team

(ages 6 and up)

*Developmental 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 6 and 9 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 Developmental Team before they have the possiblity of being invited to join the full Competitive Team.

Developmental Team

(ages 5 and up)

Developmental Team (formerly called 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 Developmental Team must demonstrate strength, a positive attitude, and must be able to listen to directions and learn.

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