At Twisters, we believe "It Takes a Village!"
The American Twisters truly believe that it takes a "village to raise an exceptional gymnast". There are so many facets and factors that go into the growth and development of a college scholarship and elite gymnast that the Twisters have established a "village" of people to help. Below you will find information on the PEOPLE and the PROGRAMS that are all part of the all inclusive Twisters Program.
Twisters Sports Psychology Program (Click Here for more info)
Dr. Christine Hiler, PhD conducts sports psych small group sessions with all of our optional level girls Levels 6 thru Elite every other week. She works closely with the girls on goal setting, psychological performance enhancements, and group/team dynamics.
Twisters Nutrition Program (Click Here for more info)
Registered dietitian Nicole Marchand Aucoin provides small group lectures with all of our optional levels (6 thru elite) every other month. She has also designed a Twisters Nutrition Handbook for all Twister gymnasts and a video of her lectures to the gymnasts are sent home to the parents.
Fire and Ice Sports Recovery
Twisters has teamed with the local Fire and Ice Spa who provides cryotherapy and Normatec compartmental compression leg recovery treatments in the Twisters gym after selected workouts.
Dr. Stephen Swarski - Team Orthopaedic Doctor/Consultant
Dr. Swirsky is a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital who specializes in sports medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. With offices in Miami, Miramar and Ft. Lauderdale, he serves as the team orthopaedic surgeon and consultant.
Please check out the links below for useful information and tips on managing and preventing injury: