Brad Harris is the head-coach and owner of Tampa Bay Turners Gymnastics and Swimming in St. Petersburg, Florida. As the Head Coach of TBT, Brad has become well known both regionally and nationally for qualifying over 200 athletes to the D.P. National Championships since 1993, including numerous Regional and National Champions. In addition, Brad has been the coach of 8 Junior Olympic National Team Members, 4 athletes with original skills named after them and over 30 scholarship recipients – 4 of which went on to become NCAA All-Americans. Brad has been a very involved clinician at events such as Region 4, 6, 7 & 8 Congress, GAT & the 2000 – present National Congress. He has also been published in USA Gymnastics magazine and has had several of his previous lectures recorded for the US Elite Coaches Association video club. Among all of that, Brad is also highly honored and recognized as the current Region 8 Development Program Committee Chairman and was named the 2011 USAG State, Regional and National coach of the year. Further Accolades: – USA Gymnastics competitor from 1983-1988 – Began coaching high level gymnastics in 1989 – Recognized as a gymnastics expert, Brad has presented at the USA Gymnastics National Convention every year since 2000 where over 2,000 gymnastics professionals attend every year. – Represents USA Gymnastics as the Development Program Committee Chairman for the Southeast of the United States for Levels 1-10. – Member of the Region 8 Hall of Fame – 2011 USAG State, Regional and National Coach of the year.
Tampa Bay Turners is proud to have Diane Amos as part of our coaching staff. Born in Santa Cruz, CA, She came to FL in 2005 to be near her husband, Bob Draga. They were married in 2009 and are the proud parents of a newly adopted puppy, Truman. Diane’s career has been long and rewarding: 1983-1984 Coach at Puget Sound Gymnastics with owner Brad Loan. Coached Yumi Mordre. (National Team, World Team, Pan AM Team and 8th AA at the Olympic Trials) 1984-2005 Coach at West Valley Gymnastics School with owner Mark Young. Team director 2000-2005. During this period coached two-time Olympian, Amy Chow and 9 other elite athletes including Jackie Nguyen, 1998 Jr. National Team Member. Diane also coached 2 Level 10 AA champions and numerous JO event National Champions, nearly 2 dozen NCAA Scholarship athletes and served as a speaker and clinician at many Regional Congresses and Camps. 2004-2005 State TOPS Director for Nor-Cal. 2001-2003 Coach at the ALL Japan Junior Championships 2001-2009 Nationally Rated Judge 2006-2013 Assistant Coach, Yale University 2006-2008 Developed Beam Curriculum and trained beam staff for International Gymnastics Camp for Bruno Klaus 2005-Present Choreography/clinician both nationally and internationally 2013 became Level 9/10 beam and floor coach for Tampa Bay Turners. She loves to coach all levels of gymnastics from the foundation up!
Carlee Bingham was born and raised in St. Petersburg Florida. She graduated from Northeast High School in 1994 and has been coaching gymnastics ever since. She has always loved gymnastics. It is a true passion of hers and she enjoys being a part of the TBT family. She deems it a great honor to be at TBT among not only the best staff and owners, but among some of the best kids as well. She has been an employee of TBT since 2001, but previously coached at a local gym for 8 years. She currently coaches preschool classes, Tiny Turners half-day camp, and 2-8 competitive levels. She really appreciates the creative side of gymnastics: making new drills, creating catchy tunes to coordinate with skills and/or developing fun new lesson plans! She considers the opportunity to touch so many children’s lives a blessing; even if it is only for a short period of time. She cannot imagine a more fulfilling way to spend her time. Carlee will be finishing her degree in elementary education in the spring of 2011. She has two wonderful children of her own who she considers the sunshine in her day. She has also been married to her high school sweetheart since 1996. Carlee’s favorite event in gymnastics is Bars, which allows her to watch every child grow in strength and confidence in this challenging yet wonderful sport.Further Accolades:– CPR/First Aid Certified– Staff Credential for TBT’s Tiny Turners Program Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jesse graduated with a degree in economics from Indiana University. He was a three time Senior National Finalist in Diving, as well as team captain. He was the USA team captain at the 2007 World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand. Jesse has been coaching gymnastics for 14 years. He is the former head coach & program director at Atlantic Coast Gymnastics. From 2013-2014 he was a team coach at Gymdandys. He was inducted into Glassboro High School Sports Hall of Fame in the fall of 2014. Contact: email@example.com