Linghong Guo (Coach Anna)
Team Coach & Choreographer
Anna is the third child and the only daughter of the Guo’s gymnastics family. She began her interest in gymnastics at a mere age of 3. The fact that both her parents were coaches gave her the opportunity to follow them around during class time while slowly picking up skills by watching and playing around. Around 8 years of age, she began participating in low leveled competitions. She was then recruited into Ba Yi Sports Team the following year for her outstanding efforts. This was the beginning of her official training as a gymnast. At age 15, Anna represented China in the 1982 International Championships in Greece and received Gold medals in Vault, Bars, and Beams and earned herself the title of All-Around Champion. In 1983, she was selected to be a competitor in a Top 18 National Competition, where she placed in the top 3’s. For Anna, gymnastics is the foundation for her life and the definition of her existence. Pursuing her passion for gymnastics, she attended college to perfect her coaching skills. In America, she has coached at West Coast Elite Gymnastics for over 8 years. During her time there, she developed students to the National Level in both Level 9 and 10. Currently, Anna is serving as a Team Coach at her own family business, World Elite Gymnastics.
Linyao Guo(Coach Leo)
Leo is the youngest son of the Guo’s gymnastics family. Ever since he was two-years-old, Leo has had gymnastics as a part of his life. Similarly to Anna, he slowly learned the basics of gymnastics until he was 8, which was when he officially began his training. In 1992, he was a medalist in the Olympic Games. He has received medals in other numerous international events and even claiming the title of World Champion in 1994. He attended Beijing Sports College, where he became the assistant head coach for his college gymnastics program. During the 29th Olympic Games, he was part of the Organizing Committee. As a technical operation manager, he was responsible for ensuring that the equipment were in regulation with the IF standards. After the event, he was honored with Excellent Staff of the Organizing Committee.
Operations Manager & Special Events Coordinator
Gary, from a young age, has accumulated over 10 years of experience in planning and management, prior to managing World Elite Gymnastics, from his church. He studied Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and Finance at California State University, Fullerton. Starting as an office assistant at age 18, Gary soon worked his way up the ladder to becoming the department manager for his insurance company in the span of 3 years. He has grown up around a family of 6 uncles and aunts whom are all gymnasts. Since he was little, Gary has been in and out of gymnastics facilities every day. He is a USAG Certified Level 1-10 Judge and USAG Certified Junior Olympics Team Coach.
Limei Xiao (Coach Niki)
Recreational & Team Coach & Choreographer
Nikita started practicing rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 6. During her teen years, she became an elite athlete and was accepted into China’s National Rhythmic Gymnastics team. She’s received numerous national competition titles such as national champion. She has participated in numerous international championships where she received countless medals for her superb performance. In 2002 she was certified by “Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique”(FIG) as a referee to be an international and national judge for rhythmical gymnastics. In 2008, she was a part of the 29th Olympic Games Organizing Committee. Aside from achieving a high status in gymnastics, she also has a degree in computer science.
Jianhua Xiao (Jian)
Coach Jane has coached gymnastics since the 1970's. Since 1980 to 2000, she was a part of the Chinese National Team as an event coach as well as the head coach of the province team. Since her coaching career, 9 athletes have earned the title of Olympic Champion, World Champion, Asian Games Champion, Universiade (World College Championships) Champion and many more national champion titles. Since she began coaching in the United States in 2000, she has trained main group and individual, event and all-around champions.
Dalainey is a category 1 trampoline and tumbling judge and Team coach. Dalainey coached preschool, beginner, advanced tumbling, EDP, & T&T team for 5 tears at a gym in her home town of Chicago. She also competed as an athlete for 8 years. Dalainey attended the University of Iow where she received her bachelors in English. She is now working towards her masters education & California teaching credential.
Linda's passion has always been health and fitness. She enjoys running, swimming, hiking, and being outdoors with her family. Linda began babysitting at the age of 12 and later volunteered at many preschools. She is a certified Zumba Instructor and a licensed Esthetician. She loves nothing more than to see a child learn and be successful in an activity they love. You can find this lovely person coaching or in the office!
Sara has been training in gymnastics and tumbling since she was 3 years old. When she was 11, she was in cheer, volleyball, basketball, and track & field. She was a competitive cheerleader for 4 years and went to nationals twice! Sara has coached cheer and tumbling since she was 15 years old. She is currently in school studying Kinesiology at Concordia University. Sara loves coaching and loves working with her students and always get excited when they excell!
Team Coach & Recreational Coach
Jason Miller is a former athlete from World Elite Gymnastics. In his four years of training Trampoline and Tumbling, he progressed through Level 5 to Level 10, training Elite. As a former national champion, he has retired and came back to World Elite to train the next Generation.
Team Coach & Recreational Coach
Teal has done gymnastics since she was 4 years old, starting with artistic, then team gym, and Trampoline and Tumbling. Now she’s a judge and teaches gymnastics because she loves it so much. She is also a psychology student at Cal State San Bernardino. She loves her family, friends, and dog.
Recreational Coach & Team Coach