Sam Ward has been associated with Capital City Gymnastics Centre for over 20 years, first as an athlete, and now as a coach. Sam was a national high performance gymnast at CCGC and received an athletic scholarship to Illinois State University in 2013. She started coaching in 2012 and has been the Team Coordinator since 2017. She currently coaches our Team 1 and Team 2 athletes. Her qualifications include:
- NCCP Level 2 WAG Certified
- Level 2 Tramp Certified
- Active Start Trained
- Xcel and JO 1-9 WAG Judge
Sam enjoys sharing her passion for gymnastics with her athletes and loves that it teaches them about dedication, determination, resiliency and hard work! Sam’s coaching philosophy is first and foremost for all athletes to have fun while providing a positive learning environment for them to grow into well-rounded individuals!
In addition to coaching, Sam has a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and recently completed her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Alberta!