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Team Gymnastics at Midwest Twisters

Midwest Twisters offers training and competitive opportunities for girls under the direction of certified, professional coaches in our expansive, custom facility.


Founded in 1997, Midwest Twisters is home to hundreds of State Champions and a few handfuls of Regional and National Champions.

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Logan Hursh, Midwest Twisters

   Logan Hursh, MS  Assistant Coach

       Vault, Bars, Tumbling, Tramp

     Strength & Conditioning Coach  

Amber Orr, Midwest Twisters

 Amber Orr, Assistant Caoch

Beam, Floor, Dance 

Strength & Conditioning 


            Lindsey Le

     Team Choreographer



       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) 

  • Coached Missy Sheroky to USAG National L10 Compulsory UB Record (9.85; Salt Lake City, 1988)

  • USAG delegate to US Olympic Training Center Coaches' College 1988 

  • Educational Presenter at USAG National Congress 1990, Philadelphia 

  • Keynote Presenter at US Tumbling Association National Congress 1992.

  • Coached J Koch to 9th place finish at 1992 USA Championships - Knoxville, TN

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

  • Coached Sarah Gillespie to 2004 L9 Eastern National V Champion, Landover, MD

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

       (2nd AA in 2005) and 15 USAG National Career Titles - Level 9, 10, and Jr Elite

Vanessa Zamarripa - REGION 5 HALL OF FAME - Inductee 2021

Vanessa Zamarripa, Midwest Twisters

  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)

     - JO National Champion FX (2003), BB (2004), UB (2007)

     - Led Region 5 to 3 National Team Titles 

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

     -  USA Senior National Team Member  2010-11

     -  UCLA All-American and NCAA National Champion

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

     - Currently working in Hollywood as a stunt double

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