Testimonials

"Karen is a great and caring instructor with high-level knowledge of the sport. She has coached my daughters for 5 years in competitive gymnastics resulting in 3 all-around state titles, and a handful of event titles in the compulsory levels. I would highly recommend Karen and her team from the beginner to the competitive USAG gymnast!"  —Alan C, NC

"Karen is an amazing coach and mentor! She has been an integral part of my daughter’s entire gymnastics journey, beginning at age 4, until now, age 9. Karen has fueled my child’s passion for the sport, and has a way of knowing how to positively challenge her to do her best. We are proud to have called her our head coach! We look forward to great things happening for Coach Karen and CORE Gymnastics!"  —Courtnie P, NC

"Coach Karen is a fantastic gymnastics coach! She coached my 2 daughters (ages 5 and 7) and both they and I loved her. She has a warm, friendly persona that the kids love, yet she can be firm (and listened to) when the kids need it. She communicates well with the parents too and definitely knows the finer points to keep your kids safe while having fun!"  —Laurie Z, NC

"We have known Coach Karen for over 3 years. She was a wonderful coach to our daughter during that time. She has a passion for coaching. Safety was always her number one priority! While our daughter misses her immensely, we wish her nothing but the best on her new adventure!" —Lindsay C, NC 

"Coach Karen is fantastic! We all love her, kids and parents alike! She's truly missed at our gym, but at the same time I'm so happy she's following her heart and making her dreams come true! She's passionate about gymnastics and so caring about her little girls! Her attention to detail, correct and safe gymnastics technique, her firm but positive coaching style helped my daughter become state champion!"  —Vivian B, NC

"Excited for CORE gymnastics to open! Coach Karen will continue to do amazing things! She fuels a passion for gymnastics - through hard work, compassion and true dedication to the kids and the sport! She got to know each child individually to help them achieve their best - helping with self-confidence, team work and perseverance! We were blessed to have her a part of our gymnastics journey!"  —Kim K, NC

"Karen has been my daughter's coach for the last five years. She has been so patient and kind! She has such a positive attitude about the sport and life in general. Karen does an exceptional job of communicating with both the parents and gymnasts. She is passionate about gymnastics and her gymnasts love her!"  —Lacey C, NC 

"Karen is a wonderful coach! She believed in my daughter and encouraged her daily. She is what my daughter needed when we met her. She is positive and an all around kind person. Very patient with the girls and with the many questions parents have."  —Angela G, NC

"I'm so excited about this new gym opening in Greensboro by my daughter's compulsory coach, Karen Phillips. She was such a great coach because she was patient, kind, and loving to all the girls. She always maintained a high level of energy and always had a smile. Throughout the 5 years she trained and taught my little girl gymnastics, her approach was just what she needed to be successful as a young gymnast. There is no substitution for a solid foundation, which is exactly what coach Karen provides to all her little athletes." --- Tamara C, NC

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