• TEL. (252) 269-8095

    Email: carolinaelitegym@hotmail.com

    Eastern NC's ONLY Elite Gymnastics Program

  • Carolina Elite Gymnastics Academy

    Eastern NC's Premiere Gymnastics Training Facility

    Gymnastics at the Beach!

    Offering Recreational and High-Level Competitive Gymnastics Programs for girls and boys as well as Ninja and Tumbling. Call 252-269-8095 to set up a Trial Class or Team Evaluation.

    YOUR Athlete should attend Carolina Elite Because:


    1. We are the ONLY Gym in Eastern NC currently training Level 10 & Elite Gymnasts

    2. We are the ONLY Gym in Carteret County with Equipment capable of training ALL levels of Men's & Women's Gymnastics & Ninja

    3. We are the ONLY Gym in Carteret County where parents have full observation of their athlete at all times. Athlete safety is our #1 priority.

    4. We are the ONLY Gym in Carteret County with an in-ground loose foam training pit.

    5. We are the ONLY Gym in Eastern NC owned by an Elite Coach, Master Clinician and long-time Judge.


    WATCH THE VIDEO. See for yourself. Call to set up an evaluation.

    Call 252-269-8095 for personalized customer service.

  • Owners and Staff

    The Most Highly Qualified Instruction in Eastern NC


    Adam and April Mitchell, Owners

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



    *National Coach, Women's Program, USAG

    *National Coach, Men's Program, USAG

    *National Judge, Men's Program, USAG

    *National Judge, Women's Program, NGA

    *National Judge, Men's Program, NGA

    *Level 10 Judge, Women's Program, USAG

    *State and Regional Clinician, USAG

    *Meet Director, USAG/NGA

    *Safety Certified, USAG

    *Safe Sport Certified, USCSS

    *Business Executive Certification, USAG

    *Recreational Gymnastics Director Certification, USAG

    *First Aid, Red Cross/USAG

    * 2016 NC USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year

    *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

    *Contract Paralegal, PalmaPrince P.A.


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

    Adam has been active coaching FIG, USAG, AAU and NAIGC athletes for over 20 years.

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

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

    April is also a Member of NGA and AAU and will always greet you with a smile.


    Competitive Team Coach, Rec Instructor.



    Morgan is one of our former Competitive Gymnasts and coaches our Senior Gold & Platinum Team..


    Competitive Team Assistant Coach, Rec Instructor


    Leah is currently a Diamond Gymnast in our High Level Group and coaches all levels of Rec Gymnastics and assists with our Competitive Team.






    Competitive Team Women's Silver Team Head Coach


    Coach Jerome is originally from New Bern, NC and retired from service in the US Navy.


    Competitive Team Assistant Coach, Tumbling Coach, Choreographer

    Siggy is an alumnist of our Competitive Team as well as Ninja and choreographer extraordinaire.


    Ninja Instructor, Boys Team Coach

    Competitive Ninja and Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, Malachi brings that competitive edge to our Co-Ed Ninja Program.


    Men’s Team Coordinator

    Mike is a High School English Teacher, Men’s Competitive Team Head Coach and adult gymnast with NAIGC.


    Rec Gymnastics Coach

    Bethany is a member of our Women's Optional Team and coaches our Rec gymnasts.


    Pre-K Gymnastics Coach/Choreographer

    Jaiden is a member of our Women's Optional Team and coaches our Rec gymnasts and is one of our 4 on-staff Choeographers.

  • Recreational Gymnastics/Summer Camps

    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.


    Summer Camps Open for Enrollment!!!

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

  • Co-Ed Ninja Classes

    Ninja and Obstacle Course Training

    Carolina Elite is the only gym in Eastern NC with a 14’ Warped Wall, Salmon Ladder, Cannonball Course, Trampoline, Trapeze, Quintuple steps and an In-Ground Loose-Foam Pit.

    *Please note, Ninja Training is Obstacle Course and Agility Training; we are not a Martial Arts Facility.

  • 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, new Gymnova Elite Uneven Bars, new 25’ Tumble Trak, 8 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 spacious parent observation area is temperature controlled and offers free wifi.

    Recently Added 2000 sq. ft. Rec Gym!

    Pit access from Bars, Beams, Floor, Rings, Vault and Tumble Track.

    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.

    Regulation Length Balance Beams, 3 with pit access.

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

    Bars training area

    Brand-new Elite Gymnova Uneven Bar Set

    Elite Uneven Bar Pit Set

    Pit Vault and Competition Landing Vault

    Developmental Vault

    Recently Added 2000 sq. ft. Rec Gym!

  • Women’s Team

    Competitive Xcel, Levels 7-10 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.

    Optional/Elite Team

  • Recruitable Athletes

    Meet our College-Bound Athletes! More to Come!!

    Erin Pinder

    Level: FIG Elite/Level 10

    Affiliation: Barbados National Team & Carolina Elite

    Graduating Class: 2024

    Age: 18

    Recruitment/Media Links: https://www.ncsasports.org/womens-gymnastics-recruiting/international/saint-michael/the-st-michael-school/erin-pinder

    Instagram: erin.Pinder

    Bio: Erin was born and raised in Barbados and is currently training full time at Carolina Elite to represent Barbados at the 2023 World Championships and 2024 Olympic Games and NCAA Gymnastics in the fall of 2024.

    Jaidyn Bryant


    Level: Level 10

    Affiliation: Carolina Elite

    Graduating Class: 2024

    Age: 17

    Recruitment/Media Links: https://recruit-match.ncsasports.org/clientrms/athletes/10486911

    Instagram: @jaidyn_bryant2024

    Bio: Jaidyn is a 4th year Level 10 and has competed in both USA Gymnastics Hopes & Elite Programs as well as represented her family homeland Commonwealth of Dominica Internationally.

    Layla Jacobs


    Level: Diamond

    Affiliation: Carolina Elite

    Graduating Class: 2024

    Age: 16

    Recruitment/Media Links: Coming Soon!

    Instagram: _layla_alizamariee_gymnast_

    Bio: Layla travels over an hour each direction every day to train at Carolina Elite and is an exceptional vaulter and talented tumbler and dancer.

  • What We Do

    2022 Team & Rec Class Information

    Team Tuition/Practice Schedule

    Rec Class Information

    No Annual Registration Fees!

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  • Men’s Team

    Our NGA Men’s Team.

    2021 NGA Mens Team

    2022 National Championships

    Boys Rec Gymnastics!

    Pommels/Parallel Bars Gym

  • Parties

    Carolina Elite is Available to Host your Event!

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  • Contact Us

    Don't be afraid to reach out. You + us = awesome.

    TEL. (252) 269-8095

  • Our Location

    Less than 10 min to Atlantic Beach!