Yunping Chen [Coach Ping]
Competitive Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG) Coach, RG National Judge
Gymnaestrada Team Coach
Yunping Chen has been involved with Rhythmic Gymnastics since 1981. She obtained her B.A. degree in Physical Education from Beijing University of Physical Education. While in China, she was a silver medalist in team competitions at National Championships from 1983-1986; the silver medalist at the China National University Games (1988), coach/lecturer for Rhythmic Gymnastics at Beijing University; head instructor for a leading fitness/shaping club; choreographer for fitness/shaping routines for Beijing Television. Ping competed at the 1983 RG World Championships in China’s National Team Senior FIG group.
When Ping came to Canada, she was the head coach for National and Provincial level gymnasts at the Illusions Rhythmic Gymnastics Club and was responsible for developing all their routines. Since 2004 she has been a Performing Team Coach for the Alpha Rhythmic Gymnastics Club. She has worked with gymnasts from ages 3-60 years old for many years. Ping has her Canadian NCCP Level 3 Rhythmic Gymnastics and is a National Level 3 Judge for rhythmic gymnastics. In addition she holds a certification for Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT). Ping is coaching RG at CCGC since September 2014.