Team Gymnastics

Midwest Twisters offers training and competitive opportunities for girls under the direction of certified, professional coaches in our expansive, custom facility. For more information please contact us.

 Head Coach Mickey Orr, M.S.

  • B.S. Physical Education (1980) SUNY Brockport

  • B.S. Speech Communication (1980) SUNY Brockport

  • M.S. Physical Education (1983) Syracuse University

  • Doctoral Assistantship Univ N Colorado (1983-86).

  • 96 credit hrs in Motor Learning/Biomechanics.  

  • Coached UNC to NCAA II Team Bronze (1986) 

  • USAG delegate to USOTC Coaches' College 1988 

  • Educational Presenter USAG National Congress 1990 

  • Keynote Presenter USTA National Congress 1992.

  • Coached Jenni Koch to 1992 USA Championships - Knoxville, TN

  • USAG Region 5  "Coach of the Year" 1992; 2004

  • Coached Vanessa Zamarripa to a record 3 AA JO Titles - 2003, 2004, 2007 

  • Coached, Missy Sheroky, to All-time JO National Class1/L10 Compulsory UB Record (9.85; Salt Lake City, 1988)

Midwest Twisters is home to Vanessa Zamarripa: 

     - 3-time Jr  Olympic National AA Champion (USAG record-holder)

     - 3-time Jr Olympic Vault Gold Medalist (USAG record-holder)

     - Led Region 5 to 3 National Team Titles.  

     - JO National Champ UB, BB, FX (1 year each)

     - Pre-Elite Jr National Champ V, BB, & AA Champ 2004

     -  UCLA All-American and NCAA National Champion

     -  USA Senior National Team Member  2010-11

     - Stunt double for Isabela Moner of Transformers: The Last Knight