Hall Of Fame

 Laura Bateman  An International Champion of Gymnastics and Movement for People with Disabilities (GMPD)
British GMPD Champion for five years running.
Olympic Torch Bearer – Laura Bateman was chosen for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the 2004 Olympic Torch Relay on June 26th 2004. Laura was one of 140 torchbearers who carried the Olympic Flame along the 48 km route from Wimbledon through to central London.
Laura was born with a congenital dislocation of her right hip and after several attempts to correct it through surgery she was left with approximately 70% loss of movement in her hip and a 4 cm shortening of her right leg. Despite this Laura was a dedicated gymnast training more than 20 hours per week at Coalville Gymnastics Club, travelling 70 miles a day five days a week. Laura was Coalville Gymnsatics Club most inspiring gymnast with the highest degree of drive, enthusiasm and dedication
 Liz Moore  Fourth in the National Novice Finals 1988
East Midlands Junior Champion
East Midlands Junior Squad Member
Weetabix – National Junior Gymnast of The Year 1990
National Development Squad Member 1990
British Challenge Team Champions in 1993
Gemma Cuff  Weetabix – National Junior Gymnast of The Year 1992
Junior British Champion 1993
British Challenge Team Champions in 1993
Senior British International 1992-1994
Reserve for the Atlanta Games 1996
Katherine Brand  Leicestershire Novice and Intermediate Champion 1991-1992
East Midlands Champion at all available levels 1991 – 2000
British Challenge Team Champions (Pre Bill Slater) in 1993
Silver Medal at the National Elite Grades 1994
Sixth on bars in the British Juniors Final 1996
10th overall in the Junior British 1997 and fifth in the Floor Finals Finished in the top 20 in the Senior British 2001 and came seventh in the Beam Final
National Squad Member
Under 12 Squad 1994, 1995
National Junior Squad 1995
National Development Squad 1996–1998
Youngest National Judge in Great Britain finishing 2nd in the National Exam


Sam Eden  Finished fourth in the Under 14s National Advanced Championships at 11 years old.
The National Challenge Team Bronze in 1992.
British Challenge Team Champions in 1993
Finished ninth in the Senior British Team Championships in 1994
Finished ninth in the Senior British Team Championships in 1997
Sam Preston  Junior British Bars Champion 1995
East Midlands Champion 4 years running Senior British
Bronze winner on Beam in the Individual Apparatus Finals 1999
National Senior Squad and British International Squad Member
Lauri Brewster  Individual Challenge Trophy Winner 1997
Winning 3 out of 4 Gold Medals in the Individual Apparatus Finals
Finished top 10 in the National Espoirs, then moving on to Junior British Squad.
Finished eighth in the Junior British Championships 1997
Lamara Robb  Level 4 Compulsory British Champion. (’98)
Level 4 Voluntary Silver medallist. (’98)
Level 4 Combined Silver Medal (’98)
Level 3 Compulsory 13th. (2000)
Level 3 Voluntary 4th. (2000)
Level 3 Combined 5th. (2000)
Under 12 Zone International Level 3 Champion, taking Individual Gold on Bars & Floor, Silver on Vault and Bronze on Beam.
Heathrow Invitational Level 2 Champion
Level 2 Compulsory 3rd.
Level 2 Voluntary 3rd.
Level 2 Combined 3rd.
Under 12 Zone International F.I.G. Modified 2nd place All around taking Individual Gold on Bars & Vault.
Heathrow Invitational Level 2 Champion
British Espoirs Championships 9th, Silver Medal on Beam
Lorelie Shingler   
East Midlands Age Group Champion at 9, ranked 14th Nationally (’95).East Midlands Champion again at 10, ranked 10th Nationally (’96).
East Midlands Champion yet again at 11, ranked 8th Nationally (’97).
Silver medallist at the Camberley International Under 12s in 1998.
Former National Under 12s Squad Member.
8th in the Celtic Cup 2001
Bronze medallist in the Inter Regional Team Challenge 2001
Irish National Squad Member
Irish National Team Bronze medal in the ‘Northern Europeans’ in 2004 in Denmark

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More gymnasts that have brought Coalville success over the years are …

Kylie Brant      Sian Imrie      Grace Birtwhistle      Helen Brown      

Laura Whitehead        Suzie Belcher      Laura Williams

Daniella Rodriguez Torrelba        Michaela Thompson          Sophie Lander

Jo Bearne        Laura MacDonald        Jemma Thompson       Carla Dawson

Annelise Moran         Anna MacDonald      Amber Marriott

Catherine Bearne       Nicole Lamb         Jessica Parnham        

Laura Hewitt            Jessica Woolerton        Ellis Jarvis    Fleur Kingsley-Mills

and many more


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