Glider's Team Highlights







Former Glider Team members that have received College Scholarships

Charlie Owens - Cal Berkeley  Desiree Palomares - Cal Berkeley  Aimee Walker Pond - BYU  

Jennie Fletcher - CS Fullerton  Kim (Runciman) Manzo - CS Fullerton Brittany Pitullo - UC Berkeley  

 Lynette (Tanaka) Reina - UC Davis   Kelsi (Kear) McKenzie - UC Davis   Jamie Dantzscher - UCLA   

Jalynne Dantzscher - UCLA   Janelle Dantzscher - UCLA  Ashley Jenkins - UCLA    

Margie Hoeffler Nelson - UC Santa Barbara   Sachi Ena - University of Denver Hidemi Ena - University of Denver

 Kiara (Redmon) Montalbano - University of Oklahoma Jeanine Ruby - Oregon State   Gina Moody - Seattle Pacific

Tabitha Yim - Stanford Allyse Ishino - Stanford Rachel Tidd-Scarbrough - University of Utah 

Carissa Tudor - University of Utah   Jessica Parenti-Otte - Utah State Anna (Mitescu) Plourde - Yale University  

Celeste Delia - CS Fullerton  Henry Green - Iowa state University Thomi Wallace - San Jose state University 

  Hailey Johnson - Iowa state University  Lauren Navarro - Stanford






Glider USA National Team Members

Tabitha Yim  1999 - 2004

2001 World Championships Bronze Medalist

2004 Olympic Trails 4th place

Lauren Navarro 2016

2016 Pan American Games Squad



Allyse Ishino 2001 - 2004

2004 Pacific Alliance Gold AA Medalist

2004 Olympic Team Alternate






Vanessa Atler  1994 - 2000

1998 Goodwill Games Gold Medalist

1999 World Championship Team



Jamie Dantzscher  1994 - 2000

2000 Olympic Games Bronze Medalist

1999 World Championship Team


Ashley Jenkins 2003 - 2004



Denise Fierro 1989 - 1993

Rachel Tidd  2000 - 2002

2001 World Championship Team






USA Brings Home 44 Medals From Pacific Alliance
Gymnastics Championships

HONOLULU - Team USA closed out the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday, winning 44 medals during the three-day competition.


US Team Wins Bronze at 2001 World Championships
The head coach of the U.S. women's team, Stephen Rybacki is the director and head coach of the Charter Oak gymnastics team "Gliders".

A member of the Bronze winning US team, Glider team member Tabitha Yim trains at Charter Oak Gymnastics Inc. a national team training center.

Tabitha Yim is now ranked the 7th best all around gymnast in the World!

Due to traveling security risks in the wake of the events of September 11th, the U.S. Gymnastic teams were the only Olympic sport teams traveling overseas for World championship competitions.


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International Meet Assignments Accepted by Tabitha Yim

 Tabitha helps the US team take the gold medal in the Pacific Challenge held in Fullerton Ca. 

 Tabitha takes first place AA at the 2003 American Classic in Boston MA. 

 The World Championships for gymnastics hosting more than 500 athletes from around the world held in Gent, Belgium on

October 27th to November 4th 2001

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2002 US Elite National Championships

Tabitha Yim ranks 2nd in the country.

Tabitha is the new US Balance Beam Champion!

Jamie Dantzscher on 2000 Olympic Team!

Congratulations to Jamie Dantzscher who was a member of the 2000 Olympic Team!

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