Pegasus Gymnastics Club
Tovil, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6RG
Farleigh Hill, Tovil, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6RG
Ionut has overall responsibility for the clubs gymnastics programmes.
His specific responsibilities include squad selections, training & competition programme & the development of artistic coaches.
Background & Experience
As a highly accomplished gymnast Ionut was accepted as a potential coach at the National Academy in Bucharest.
Ionut was recruited from Romania in 1998 as Senior Coach to take responsibility for developing opportunities for both boys and girls.
His careful, caring approach coupled with detailed planning and superb technical knowledge have helped build an outstanding team of coaches at the club able to support the elite level of performance for which it is now known. Gymnasts with whom he works have succeeded at home and abroad with Courtney Tulloch winning a Bronze team medal for England at the 2010 World School Games, All around Youth Olympic Champion and Rings champion in 2011, Member of the Junior European Gold medalist team, and European gold medalist on Rings and taking 6th place in the Rings finals in the World Championships 2014.
Ionut has continued creating varied opportunities -
Ionut works regularly with the National elite squad. His work was recognised by the South East Region in 2009 and he has been nominated for the Gymnastics England "Development Coach of the Year" Award.
A father to one Ionut is totally committed to the development of the Club and it's place in British Gymnastics.
Director of Coaching and Head of Men’s Artistic