• Where athlete safety comes first.

    Dream Big. Work Hard. Reach Your Goals.

    TEL. (252) 269-8095

    Email: carolinaelitegym@hotmail.com


  • Carolina Elite Gymnastics Academy


    Open Gyms Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-9:00pm

    Adults, Ninjas, Gymnasts, Tumblers all welcome!

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    Take a tour of all our Programs from Optional, Xcel, Rec and Ninja. Call 252-269-8095 to set up a Trial Class or Team Evaluation

  • Owners and Staff

    Owners and Staff

    Adam and April Mitchell, Owners

    Owner Adam Mitchell is the most highly certified Gymnastics Professional in both NC and all Region 8.

    Adam was voted NC USA Gymnastics Coach of The Year for 2016 by his fellow NC Coaches and holds the following USAG Certifications:


    *National Coach, Women's Program

    *National Coach, Men's Program

    *National Judge, Men's Program

    *Level 10 Judge, Women's Program & NCAA

    *State and Regional Clinician

    *Meet Director

    *Safety Certified

    *Safe Sport Certified

    *Professional Member

    *Business Executive Certification

    *Recreational Gymnastics Director Certification

    *First Aid


    Other certifications include:


    *NCAA Gymnastics Judge and Meet Ref

    *AAU Gymnastics Judge

    *NCATA Execution Official

    *Personal Fitness Trainer, NESTA

    *AED, Adult, Infant and Child CPR, Red Cross and AHA

    * Positive Coaching Alliance, AAU


    Adam has personally coached many State, Regional and National Champions in the JO program and has transitioned dozens of athletes from USA Gymnastics JO and Elite Programs to Division 1, 2 and 3 NCAA teams.

    Adam has been active coaching in the Elite Program for nearly a decade.

    Adam is active in USA Gymnastics' Xcel Program as well as AAU Gymnastics in North Carolina and has mentored dozens of athletes into coaching and/or judging positions through USA Gymnastics.

    His goal is to give each of his athletes every possible opportunity to safely reach their goals in the sport of Gymnastics.

    Owner and Business Manager April Mitchell brings a special touch to Carolina Elite with years of background in Retail, Customer Service, and Banking.

    April is also a business-trained member of USA Gymnastics and will always greet you with a smile.


    Competitive Team Coach, Rec Instructor.



    Shannon is a Certified Junior Olympic Development Level Coach as well as First Aid and Meet Director Certified through USA Gymnastics and has produced State and Regional Champions in the Xcel Program.


    Competitive Team Assistant Coach, Rec Instructor, Choreographer


    Sabra is one of our senior gymnasts and choreographer extraordinaire.






    Competitive Team, Ninja, Tumbling & Boys Coach


    Coach Lucas comes to us from Texas and is an active member of the US Navy. Lucas coaches our Men’s Team, Boy’s Rec and Ninja Programs.


    Competitive Team Coach

    Coach Sam is a former Level 9 gymnast and works with our Bronze Team and all levels of our Rec Program athletes.



    Becca is a senior member of our Competitve Team as well as Ninja and choreographer extraordinaire.


    Rec Gymnastics Instructor

    One of our former Tumblers, Miss Jolie coaches all levels of our Girl’s Rec Gymnastics Program.


    Rec Gymnastics Instructor

    A licensed Teacher and Reading Specialist, Miss Lexie coaches all levels of our Girl’s Rec Gymnastics Program.


    Rec Gymnastics Instructor

    A member of our Women’s Competitive Team, Kayley coaches all levels of our Girl’s Rec Gymnastics Program.


    Men’s Team Coach

    Former Elite Gymnast, Austin is an active duty US Marine and assists with our Men’s Team.

  • Recreational Gymnastics

    For all your fun gymnastics needs! Our Rec Program offers athletes of any age and ability level the chance to enjoy safe and fun gymnastics instruction by our well-trained and Safety Certified staff.

    Rec Gymnastics Classes

    Beat the heat! Our Air-Conditioned Facility is open for evening summer classes.

    Please call our office for personalized customer service in enrolling your child. 252-269-8095

  • Ninja Classes

    Ninja and Obstacle Course Training

    Carolina Elite is the only gym in Eastern NC with a Warped Wall, Salmon Ladder, Cannonball Course, Trampoline and Loose-Foam Pit.


    Ninja Malachi

  • Our Facility

    Carolina Elite provides a full range of training equipment including the largest in-ground Loose-Foam Training Pit in Eastern NC, new AAI Regulation Spring Floor, Elite Uneven Bars, new Tumble Trak, 7 Regulation Length Balance Beams, climbing ropes and a full array of Rec gymnastics equipment.

    Our in-ground pit is AAI's most modern design with covered 8"X8" cubes and is the only in-ground foam pit in Carteret County and all of the Crystal Coast. The pit is accessible from all 4 training apparatus as well as trampoline.

    Our new parent observation area is spacious, temperature controlled and offers free wifi.

    Largest in-ground pit in Eastern NC and the only one in Carteret County and the Crystal Coast.

    New competition spring floor with pit access.

    7 Regulation Length Balance Beams, 3 with pit access.

    Newly remodeled parent observation area and pro shop offers free wifi.

    Bars training area

  • Women’s Team

    Competitive Xcel, Levels 8-10 and Elite Programs

    Check out our full range of competitive programs! Carolina Elite offers competitive opportunities for Xcel and Optional athletes and is the only facility in Eastern NC with current International Elite Program athletes.

  • What We Do

    2018/2019 Team & Rec Class Information

    2018/2019 Rec Class Information

    No Annual Registration Fees!

    2018/2019 Competitive Event Schedule

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  • Men’s Team

    Carolina Elite is the only gymnastics facility in the area to offer a Competitive Men’s Program.

    Men’s Team Coaching Staff

    From left to right:

    Coach Austin, former Elite Gymnast and Assistant Men’s Team Coach is also an active duty US Marine and coaches between deployments.

    Coach Adam, former Competitive Gymnast, National Coach for USAG Men’s Program and Nationally Rated Judge

    Coach Lucas, Men’s Team Head Coach and active duty Naval Officer

    Men’s Team

    Pommels/Parallel Bars Gym

  • After School Pickup

    Proudly offering After School Pickup from:

    Bogue Sound Elementary

    Croatan High School

    White Oak Elementary

    Call 252-269-8095 for info or to enroll!

  • Parties

    Carolina Elite is Available to Host your Event!

  • Mental Training Workshops

    Carolina Elite offers Monthly Mental Training Workshops for it's Team Members

    Marina Galante, M.S.

    Monthly Mental Training Webinar Workshops

    Formerly one of Mr. Adam's Level 10 gymnasts, Marina was a Full Scholarship Division 1 Collegiate Gymnast at West Virginia University and has background coaching Gymnastics at the collegiate level.

    After pursing her passion for mental training, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia University, and a Master of Science in Kinesiology and Health with an emphasis in Psychosocial Sport Studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

    Marina has assisted a variety of athletes enhance their performance and mental skills, including but not limited to collegiate athletes in gymnastics, diving, soccer, track, and more, as well as youth athletes in gymnastics.

    Marina currently conducts monthly workshop sessions hosted by Carolina Elite on a variety of sport topics designed to boost performance.

    Mental Training

    Carolina Elite hosts monthly Mental Training Workshops led by Marina Galante, M.S. and Doctoral Student at University of Nevada.

    Marina designs individualized and group performance programming to fit each of her client's unique needs. Current workshops with Carolina Elite gymnasts and coaches are aimed towards improving performance on a variety of topics, including but not limited to goal setting, overcoming mental blocks, improving confidence, enhancing concentration, mental choreography, and more! For more information or any questions, please contact Marina at MarinaPerformanceCoach@gmail.com 


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  • Our Location

    Less than 10 min to Atlantic Beach!