Mercedes is one of two coaches who make up the Aerobics Head Coach coaching team at Premier Gymnastics. Mercedes began coaching Aerobics for Moreton Bay College in 2013 and then joined the Premier Aerobics Team in 2016. In this time Mercedes has already been selected as a highly respected and regarded coach for State, National and International competitions. Mercedes currently holds an Advanced Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Coaching Accreditation and an Advanced Aerobics Coaching Accreditation. This double-threat of two Gym Sports makes her an invaluable member of the Premier Coaching Team.
Mercedes began her career as a gymnast in Artistic Gymnastics at Moreton Bay College in 2005 and finished at Level 8 in 2012 after representing Queensland and receiving much success in this discipline. Mercedes then transitioned and began Aerobics at Moreton Bay College in 2011 and now currently competes for Premier as a Senior International Aerobic gymnast. This strive for excellence, coupled with her extensive knowledge in two Gym Sports has us excited for the future of the Premier Aerobics Program and for Mercedes and her Aerobic coaching career.
Mercedes achievements as an athlete in Aerobics include:
- Mercedes has been the Senior International State Champion for Queensland for the past 3 consecutive years.
- Mercedes is a current National squad member for 2018/2019.
- Mercedes has competed at 7 National Championships receiving multiple podium finishes
- Mercedes has competed at 5 International competitions representing not only Premier but also Australia at these events.