Taqiy Abdullah Named Assistant Coach of the Year

April 17, 2016

Gym Crew co-founder Taqiy Abdullah-Simmons has been recognized with the nation’s highest honors after leading the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday night at St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio, the Sooners scored 443.400, capping a second consecutive undefeated season and claiming the 10th NCAA championship in program history. Abdullah was voted the National Collegiate Athletic Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Men(NCAA/M) National Assistant Coach of the Year. For more information go to read more

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April 04, 2016

The University of Oklahoma men’s gymnastics team posted a 448.050 to claim their fifth straight MPSF Conference Championship in Palo Alto, Calif. Up next for the Sooners will be the 2016 NCAA National Championships hosted by Ohio State University on April 15-16. Read more 

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Haley Glass Captures World Titles at Pan American Karate Championships

November 09, 2015

Orlando, FL. Haley Alyssa Glass (12) wins weapons Grand Champion Title this past weekend at the Pan American International Karate Championships in Miami, Florida.

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Rise, An Acrobatic Play” Debuts At The Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts On

October 25, 2015

 Tickets Now Available for the Unique, Uplifting Show Experience that Combines Theatre, Acrobatics and Dance… Written and Directed by Four-Time NCAA Gymnastics Champion Taqiy Abdullah-Simmons Orlando, FL – Tickets are now on sale for “Rise, An Acrobatic Play,” the unique, high-energy, awe-inspiring production that combines theatre, acrobatics and dance for an entirely new theatrical experience.  Written and directed by four-time NCAA Gymnastics Champion Taqiy Abdullah-Simmons, choreographed by former U.S. Tumbling and Trampoline National Team Member Jeffrey Brown, produced by Gym-Crew Freestyle Acrobatics Co-Founders and Creators Mubarak “Mo” Abdullah and Kerry Adderly, combined with an all-star cast, Rise tells the story of high school students who hope to become world-renowned entertainers.  Rise will be performed on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Walt...

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Orlando Metro Name Ian Jackson as New Head Coach

October 05, 2015

GymCrew’s Manager of Gymnastics Affairs, Ian Jackson, has been named the new head coach for the Orlando Metro Gymnastics Junior Elite Boy’s Program.  Jackson comes into Orlando Metro hoping to help the program continue their tradition of developing world caliber elite level junior and senior gymnasts.  Perhaps the most important trait that Jackson brings to the table is knowledge of what it takes to win at the highest level. In 2008, Jackson helped the University of Oklahoma men’s gymnastics team capture their eighth NCAA National Championship team title. “I’m very thankful for this opportunity to be a part of this great organization,” Jackson said. “I’m looking forward to coaching the young athletes in the program and helping them reach their...

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