Mary Wright - Olympic Coach

Coach of 11 Olympians. Canada (2), New Zealand (1) USA (8)
Won the USA Gymnastics Elite Choreographer of the Year 9 times.
Won the USA Gymnastics Elite Coach of the Year in 1985
Author of USA Gymnastics national compulsory dance routines
USA Gymnastics Master of Sports
Contributed at many USA Gymnastics National Congress’s
128 of my athletes have received full college scholarships to USA Colleges
Authored articles for international gymnastics magazines
Wrote a coaching manual for WAG Performance in iBook format

St Philomenas High School, New Zealand
St Dominic's College, New Zealand. Majored in Social Science/Journalism

1970-1975. Head Coach at Christchurch School of Gymnastics
Coached numerous National Team members who represented NZ in World Championships.

1975-1978. Coached at Kips Gymnastics in Southern California
Coached 1st place winner of World Championship Trials in 1978. Coached 3 gymnasts who competed in 1976 Olympic Trials.
Coached 1 gymnast who competed on the 1976 Olympic team for Canada.

1979-1988. Coached at Scats Gymnastics in Southern California
Athletes I coached competed in every World Championships during this period. Coached 2 athletes who made the 1980 Olympic Team.
Coached 7 athletes who competed in the 1984 Olympic Team. These athletes won the Team Silver medal and numerous event medals. 6 from USA and 1 from Canada.
Was coach for the USA in numerous international meets around the world.
1983 was the USA Assistant Coach for the Pan American Games
Was the Head Coach for USA PAC Rim team to Macau
Was the Head Coach for USA team at International meet in Canada

1989-2003. USA Co-Ordinator for the the Elite Program.
Was responsible for teaching the compulsory routines to the elite athletes, coaches and judges around the country. This was a full time position.

2003-2014. Owner and Head Coach at Olympus Gymnastics in Utah.
During this period, I coached many athletes in international competition. Athletes from Olympus won many Junior Olympic national titles.

2003-2013. Assistant Volunteer Coach at the University of Utah. I was responsible for the choreography and training of the floor routines for the team.

2015-20189      Performance Coordinator for Gymnastics New Zealand
Coach for New Zealand athletes at World Cup events, World Championships, Olympic Test Event, Olympic Games in Rio, World Championships in Montreal

2015-2016. Assistant Volunteer Coach at Boise State University


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