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Become a high flyer at the Gymnastics Academy!


Here at Middlesbrough College’s Gymnastics Academy we have a rather impressive alumni, with previous competitors going on to represent Great Britain.

As a member of our Gymnastics Academy, you can expect regular, specialist training sessions, based on your discipline, designed to fit around the needs of each individual.

The Academy has competed in both regional and national competitions, in a range of disciplines including floor & vault, acrobatics and tumbling. The team have even made it through to the National Milano Team Championships!

Meet the Coaches

Paula Metcalfe
Paula Metcalfe – Gymworld Senior Supervisor

Paula started gymnastics at a young age and competed in General, Tumbling and Sports Acrobatics at regional level. Paula now has 20 years experience coaching a variety of disciplines.

Rob Davies
Rob Davies – Gymworld Supervisor

Rob has been involved in gymnastics from an early age, travelling around the world to compete. Rob now coaches for the Teesside Academy of Gymnastics.

Gymnastic Academy FAQs

We are TASS Dual Career Accredited

TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) is an athletic support programme, which helps talented athletes to balance their sport and studies, with the goal of them being able to reach their potential in both. The programme is open to all elite athletes on any course at Middlesbrough College, not just Sports and Leisure courses. For more information, contact the Sports Admin Team on 01642 333772 or

Dual Career Accredited TASS

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