Congrats:
Congrats to the Girls 2018 Optional Nebraska State Champions:

Libby Garfoot, Lexi Zeiss, Grace Taylor,      Reid Sindelar, Moriah Draper, Maggie Coffey, Megan Childers, Maya Zoucha, Annie Coffey, Hannah Keough, Mickenzie Hynek, Julia Waite, Mallory Childers, Jourdyn Jones, Sophia Rau, Zoe Teager 
Level 7 & Level 9 - STATE CHAMPIONS!       Level 8 - State team Runner-up               Level 6 - 4th Place 
2018 USA NEBRASKA CLUB/COACHES OF THE YEAR!
 
 
2018 USA Level 6-10 Girl's Meet Schedule:
Jan - Chow's Winter Classic

Feb - River City Classic

Feb - Chicago Style Meet

Mar - Pink Ribbon Invite

Mar - Golden Invite

Mar - Nebraska State Championships - Lincoln, NE

Apr - Regional Championships - St. Paul, MN

May - Westerns - Salt Lake City, UT

May - Nationals - Cincinnati, OH
 

2018 NEBRASKA USA CLUB/COACHES OF THE YEAR!

Omega's USAG Junior Olympic Girls Team

Omega's USA Junior Olympic Girls Team is composed of Level 4 through Level 10 all-around gymnasts. They compete for honors locally, regionally, and nationally. The Compulsory's (level 4 and 5) season takes place during the fall. The Optional's (level 7-10) season takes place in the winter months. Check out their long list of laurels, and come see them compete next season! OMEGA STRONG!

USA Girls Coaching Staff:

Coach Todd Crouse

USA Program Director

Level 7-10 Head Coach & Level 4-5 Assistant Coach

Todd was born and raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He has been coaching in the sport for over 30 years. His gymnastics career began when he was seven years old. He competed in several state, regional and national championships while at the club and high school level. He won numerous individual titles, and was an All-American all four years at Thomas Jefferson High School. He went on to compete as an NCAA Division 1 gymnast for the University of Iowa, and was honored with the Coaches Appreciation Award in 1991. After earning a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, Todd was the boys program director and head coach in Council Bluffs for 12 years where he produced 4 NCAA Division 1 athletes. He also worked on his post-graduate degree at the same time as well as working full time as a therapist with teens and pediatrics on a mental health unit.

Todd began coaching at Omega in 2001. He is currently the USA Junior Olympic Program Director for Omega. In his time here he has produced numerous state, regional, individual and team titles. He also helped many gymnasts qualify for State, Regional, Western and National Championships as well as produced several NCAA athletes. Additionally, he is an accredited USA Junior Olympic boys and NCAA men’s judging official.

University of Iowa Coaches Appreciation Award (1991)
USA Iowa Coach of the Year (1995, 1998, 2001)
AAU Iowa Outstanding Coach Award (2001)
AAU National Volunteer of the Year (2005)
USA Nebraska Coach of the Year – Optional program (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2018)
USA Nebraska Coach of the Year – Compulsory program (2014)


 

Coach Kelley Banks Green

Director of Hope Program

Level 4-10 Assistant Coach

Kelley competed as a level 10 gymnast for several years at the club level. She won the all-around at the level 10 state championships and was named Iowa Gymnast of the Year in 1998. She then went on to compete for four years, on scholarship for The George Washington University in Washington, DC. While at GWU she won 4 Atlantic 10 team titles. She won the floor exercise title at the 1999 Atlantic 10 competition, which led to her being named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference team. She was also named captain during her senior year.

After earning her BA in psychology from GWU, Kelley went on to earn her Masters degree in counseling from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Kelley has counseled children, teens and families in a variety of capacities. She has worked in an enhanced treatment group home, provided intensive family preservation services and home-based therapy.

Kelley has been coaching gymnastics for over 20 years at various camps and clubs throughout the country. She has coached gymnasts of all levels, from beginners to level 10 national competitors. Kelley began coaching at Omega in 2004. Since then she has coached numerous gymnasts to state, regionals, westerns and nationals, as well as producing several NCAA athletes. She also served on the Nebraska USAG board for four years. She currently holds a Level 10 judges rating, and has been asked to judge state meets in Nebraska and South Dakota. Kelley is also a NCAA judging official.  When she is not coaching, Kelley enjoys spending time with her husband and their 3 children.

USA Nebraska Coach of the Year – Optional program (2013, 2015, 2016 & 2018)

USA Nebraska Coach of the Year – Compulsory program (2014)


 

USA Girls Junior Olympic Records


All Around Records

Level 4 - Mickenzie Hynek - 2015 - 38.125
Level 5 - Allison Isaacson - 2016 - 37.4
Level 7 - Lexi Zeiss - 2016 - 38.225
Level 8 - Lexi Zeiss - 2017 - 37.70
Level 9 - Lexi Zeiss - 2018 -  37.20
Level 10 - Katie Waldman - 2016 - 37.20

 
 
Vault                                                   
Level 4 - Mickenzie Hynek - 9.45

Level 5 - Emma McClannan - 9.70

Level 7 - Mickenzie Hynek - 9.675

Level 8 - Nicki Costanzo - 9.425

Level 9 - Grace Taylor - 9.525

Level 10 - Libby Garfoot - 9.675
 
 
Uneven Bars

Level 4 - Allison Isaacson - 9.775

Level 5 - Hannah Keough - 9.60

Level 7 - Lexi Zeiss - 9.725

Level 8 - Olivia Richler - 9.85

Level 9 - Maggie Coffey - 9.425

Level 10 - Libby Garfoot - 9.775
 
 
Balance Beam

Level 4 - Ashley Yelovich - 9.65

Level 5 - Katie Waldman - 9.65

Level 7 - Annie Coffey - 9.625

Level 8 - Samantha Simmerman - 9.60

Level 9 - Lexi Zeiss - 9.425

Level 10 - Katie Waldman - 9.575
 
 
Floor Exercise

Level 4 - Mallory Childers - 9.65

Level 5 - Maya Zoucha - 9.575

Level 7 - Annie Coffey - 9.70

Level 8 - Maya Zoucha - 9.625

Level 9 - Lexi Zeiss - 9.50

Level 10 - Katie Waldman - 9.55