Martin Shields
General Manager of MWGC & Head Coach of MG Program
As a gymnast and a coach Martin has been involved with gymnastics all his life. He has produced many State & National Champions and in 2013 travelled to New Zealand as the Men’s Head coach on the Australian Levels Tour. Level 2 MG Coaching Accreditation and under the Australian Gymnastics 2001, 2002 and 2003 Martin was awarded Australian Men’s Level Coach of the year. 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2012 Martin was awarded NSW MAG Development coach of the year. Awarded Merit Award for distinguished services to Gymnastics NSW in the order of 5 years as well as the NSW Men’s Levels Coach of the year. 2013 Australian National Championships Martin Coach Achievement Award. Accredited Kinder gym coach and Certificate IV in Business management. Advanced Silver Coaching Qualification.
Ming Lu
Senior MG Coach
Coaching for 25 years including 6 years of coaching at the Australian Institute of Sport and 2 years of coaching at the NSW Sport Centre. Has been awarded WAG Elite Coach of the Year, WAG Levels Coach of the Year, MAG Elite Coach of the Year and MAG Levels Coach of the Year. Accredited to Coach Levels 1 – 10, MG and WAG Has represented the Australian National Team in World Championships and the Commonwealth Games along with Boys and Girls Australian National Championships. As a gymnast represented the Chinese National Team for 10 Years Winning World Championships Team Medal in 1985 and winning Chinese National Championships Gold Medal in 1987.
Xiaoqing Li
WAG Elite Coach
World level coach with 20 years’ experience. Represented on the Chinese National team for 6 years. 1998 Southeast Asian Game 5 gold medals. 1999 World Championship team bronze medal 1999 World Championship Bars silver medal 1999 World Championship Beam gold medal. 2000 Olympic Games team and overall bronze medal. 2000 Olympic Bars silver and bronze medal 2000 Olympic Beam gold medal. 2001 Goodwill Games Beam gold medal. 5 Youth Chinese National gold medals 11 Senior Chinese National gold medal 5 Southeast Asian Games gold medals 3 World University Games gold medals 3 NSW State champions 15 NSW State gold medals 3 Australian National Championships gold medals
Bughy Uruci
WAG Senior Coach
Bogdan has represented Romania in Gymnastics at various elite European competitions, finishing second overall in France in 2005. He has been involved in gymnastics and coaching for 18 years, which includes 1 year coaching MAG in Romania, 7.5 years at the helm of Dubai Olympics Gymnastics Club coaching MAG & WAG. His teams in Dubai placed higher and more frequently than any other club or coach in the region.