Cynthia O'Blenis

  • Lifelong love of the sport of gymnastics and teaching children in a fun, positive and creative manner.

  • Strong gymnastics facility management skills and Gymnastics Training / Choreography background. 

  • Extensive years of experience as Head Coach and Program Director.  

  • 30 years of gymnastics teaching experience

  • 17 years’ experience as head coach managing and training high level competitive gymnasts for local and national competition

  • Professional Certifications Include:

  • USA Gymnastics Professional Member – Women’s program as well as Team Gym Judge pro member

  • USA Gymnastics Safety certified. Currently possess first aid as well as infant and adult CPR certification

  • Level 1-4 Skill evaluator

  • USA Gymnastics Professional Development Program Level 2 designation.

  • Certified Double Goal Coach- Strives to win but has a more important goal of using sports to teach life lessons

    (1989-2012 New England Gymnastics Academy & Paramount Gymnastics- Head Coach)

  • USAG Meet Director

  • CPR/AED & First Aid Certified

Ashley O'Blenis

A former Level 10 Gymnast, Ashley has been  coaching developmental levels 1-4, as well as level 6-10 (High level) and has coached gymnastics for 20 years.  Ashley was a competitive gymnast from the age of 6 throughout her college career at Rhode Island College where she specialized in Childhood development.  While at Rhode Island College, Ashley was a supervisor at the Rhode Island Colleges Fitness Center.  She was RI High School All Around Champion, as well as a Level 10 National competitor representing Region 6 (New England) and had numerous State, Regional and USAG National and Junior Olympic titles.  While at RIC Ashley was the ECAC gymnast of the week twice. She has worked side by side with former US Olympians at International Gymnastics Camp. Ashley has also worked at Early Minds Childcare as a Pre-School Teacher / Caregiver for children six months to five years olds. Her Choreography skills are known throughout the Massachusetts and RI gymnastic community and many gymnastic facilities hire her to choreograph their entire team’s floor exercise routines.  She has coached every level gymnast and is widely known throughout the region.

 

Sport Specific Education:

  • Developmental Psychology and Counseling

  • Educational Psychology

  • Modern Dance

  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

  • Athletic Training

 

Professional Certifications / Qualifications

  • USAG Professional Member

  • Safety Certification

  • CPR/AED & First Aid Certification

  • Developmental level Skill evaluator

Cassie O'Blenis

Cassie O’Blenis has been coaching developmental levels 1-4, as well as level 6-10 (High level) and has coached for the past 14 years.  Cassie was also a former gymnast from the age of 4 through college. Cassie placed locally and regionally at High School & Level 9 competitions and Junior Olympics and went on to compete for Rhode Island College Gymnastics for 4 years. She has worked side by side with former US Olympians at International Gymnastics Camp. Cassie has experience as a High School judging official for the RI Interscholastic league. Cassie also works as a Customer Service Manager for a leading retail chain and has 9 years of customer service, training and management skills as well as coaching experience She has coached every level gymnast and is widely known throughout the region.

 

Sport Specific Education:

Physiology and Anatomy

Modern Dance

Care and prevention of athletic injuries

 

Professional Certifications / Qualifications

USAG Professional Member

Safety Certification

Developmental level Skill evaluator

Former Gymnastics Judge for RI Interscholastic League

OPENING HOURS

MONDAY-FRIDAY

4.00PM-9.00PM

 

​SATURDAY

8:45 AM-2.00PM

SUNDAY-Open for special events

 

CONTACT​ US

3031 County St.

Somerset, Ma. 02726

Tel: 508-567-3830

strivegym@gmail.com

 

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