Coaches Profiles

 

Ruxandra Stanescu

 

Ruxandra Stanescu is a former, nationally ranked Romanian Gymnast having achieved the status of Multi-National Romanian Champion.   Having begun in gymnastics at just 4 years of age, Ruxandra competed for Romania until 2003.

Ruxandra began coaching competitive Gymnastics in 2005. Continuing her education, she graduated from the Romanian National Academy of Physical Education with a bachelor degree in 2008.

Ruxandra immigrated to Canada in 2008 and worked hard to achieve status as a Level 2 Certified and partial Level 3 Gymnastic Coach in Canada.  During her short time coaching in Canada, she has successful coached several girls to medal performances, qualifying them to compete in Ontario Provincial Championships. .

Ruxandra is a very dedicated team player with great organizational and interpersonal skills, who enjoys working with both recreational and competitive gymnastics participants. 

 

Robert Stanescu

 

Robert Stanescu is an international ranked competitive gymnast, having competed for the Romanian National Gymnastics team.  Highlights of his impressive career are:

  • Represented Romania in the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 where he placed 7th in the Team competition, and 7th in the Individual Still Rings event final
  • Represented Romania in the 2008 European Championship where he placed 3rd in the Team Competition
  • Represented Romania in the 2009 World Artistic Gymnastics Championship, placing 4th in the Individual Still Rings event.
  • Represented Romania in the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championship,   where he placed 7th in the Team Competition
  • Represented Romania in the 2006 World Artistic Gymnastics Championship, placing 4th in the Team competition.
  • Represented Alpha Gymnastics Academy in the 2014 Canadian National Championships Placing 1st in the Individual Still Rings event.
  • Represented Alpha Gymnastics Academy in the 2014 Elite Canada Placing 1st in the Individual Still Rings event.
  • Represented Alpha Gymnastics Academy in the 2014  Elite Canada Placing 2nd  in the Individual Pommel Horse event.

Robert Stanescu is a 2007 graduate of the Romanian National Academy of Physical Education holding a bachelor degree.

Robert began gymnastics at 5 years of age and continues to train in hopes of representing his adopted country of Canada as a member of the Canadian National Men’s Artistic Gymnastics team.  He began his coaching career in 2007, coaching in the same club where he honed his competitive skills.  He has been coaching competitive Gymnastics in Canada since immigrating in 2010. Robert is Level 2 Certified and partial Level 3 Gymnastics Coach in Canada.

Robert has proven an effective mentor for young boys hoping to reach their potential as competitive gymnasts, as well as children looking to discover the joy of Gymnastics.  He is dedicated to his students and creates an environment where children want to succeed!