TEL. (252) 269-8095
Dear Carolina Elite Family,
To comply with NC Executive Order 121, we will be temporarily closed due to the stay-at-home measures in place to subdue the coronavirus.
Carolina Elite Gymnastics Academy
Eastern NC's Premiere Gymnastics Training Facility
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Open Gym Every Tuesday/Thursday 7-9pm ages 12+
Adults, Ninjas, Gymnasts, Tumblers all welcome!
Gymnastics at the Beach!
Offering Programs from Rec to Competitive Elite, Optional, Xcel, Adult and Boys as well as Ninja. Call 252-269-8095 to set up a Trial Class or Team Evaluation or Tour Appointment.
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
*Level 10 Judge, Women's Program, USAG
*State and Regional Clinician, USAG
*Meet Director, USAG
*Safety Certified, USAG
*Safe Sport Certified, USCSS
*Business Executive Certification, USAG
*Recreational Gymnastics Director Certification, USAG
*First Aid, Red Cross/USAG
*2016 Coach of the Year, NC USAG
*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 JO and Elite to Division 1, 2 and 3 NCAA teams.
Adam has been active coaching FIG, USAG, AAU and NAIGC athletes for nearly 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 AAU 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 both USAG and AAU’s Xcel Programs.
Competitive Team Assistant Coach, Rec Instructor, Choreographer
Sabra is one of our senior gymnasts and choreographer extraordinaire.
Happy Graduation Sabra! Class of 2019
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 Silver/Gold Team and all levels of our Rec Program athletes.
Tumbling Instructor, Choreographer
Becca is an alumnist of our Competitive 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 and assists with our Bronze Team.
Competitive Team and Rec Gymnastics Instructor
A senior member of our Women’s Competitive Team, Kayley coaches all levels of our Girl’s Rec Gymnastics Program and is the Head Coach of our Bronze Team.
Men’s Team Coach
Mike is a High School English Teacher, Men’s Competitive Team Head Coach and adult gymnast with NAIGC.
Competitive Team and Rec Coach
Morgan, Competitive Team alumnist and Balance Beam State Champion works with our Sliver/Gold Team and coaches all levels of Recreational Gymnastics.
Recreational Gymnastics/Open Gym
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.
Available Tues/Thu 7-9 $12
Ages 12+ only
Please call our office for personalized customer service in enrolling your child. 252-269-8095
Ninja and Obstacle Course Training
Carolina Elite is the only gym in Eastern NC with a 14’ Warped Wall, Salmon Ladder, Cannonball Course, Trampoline and an In-Ground Loose-Foam Pit.
*Please note, Ninja Training is Obstacle Course and Agility Training, we are not a Martial Arts Facility.
NINJA OPEN GYMS AVAILABLE TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 7:00-9:00PM
Malachi is one of NC’s finest Junior Competitive Ninjas
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 spacious parent observation area is temperature controlled and offers free wifi.
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.
Our Undefeated 2019 Diamond Team.
Carolina Elite is the only gymnastics facility in the area to offer a Competitive Men’s Program thru NC AAU.
Boys 1st Qualifier of the Season with Coach Mike
Pommels/Parallel Bars Gym
After School Pickup
Happily offering After School Pickup from:
Bogue Sound Elementary
Croatan High School
White Oak Elementary
Call 252-269-8095 for info or to enroll!
Call 252-269-8095 for info or to enroll!
Carolina Elite is Available to Host your Event!
Mental Training Workshops
Carolina Elite offers Monthly Mental Training Workshops for it's Team Members
Marina Harris, 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.
Carolina Elite hosts monthly Mental Training Workshops led by Marina Harris, 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
Less than 10 min to Atlantic Beach!