Tatiana Loukianenko is the Managing Director and Head Coach of Glen Iris Gymnastics. Tatiana has been Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach for 42 years. She has an international coaching experience and she was an Australian Olympic Team Coach (Atlanta, 1996). Tatiana is the former Victorian Rhythmic Gymnastics High Performance Centre Head Coach (1994-2002).
Tatiana Loukianenko arrived in Australia in 1992 and started to coach at Endeavour Hills Gymnastics Club. The club had only 10 gymnasts of National Levels program. In 1994, the program started by Tatiana became Rhythmic Gymnastics High Performance Centre. In 2000, Tatiana's program grew up to 20 international level gymnasts competing in Australia and overseas.
Currently, Tatiana enjoys her role as a head coach of her own club. Tatiana's new dream is to introduce quality gymnastics and professional coaching at all levels of Rhythmic Gymnastics, Display Gymnastics and Little Gymnastics.
Lena trained as Rhythmic Gymnast in Ukraine for 8 years, achieving "master of sport" level. Lena dips into her knowledge and understanding of body and mind coming from years of practicing and teaching Yoga and Oriental therapies. Lena has a passion for helping children to unfold their best qualities and has coached Rhythmic Gymnastics for the past 10 years.
Her goal is to assist children in improving their confidence and body coordination through rhythmic gymnastics. She believes that children's self-esteem plays an important role in many areas of their lives, including academic performance.
Julia began training at Glen Iris at 2 and half, and trained as an elite gymnast for around 8 years and overall has 15 years experience in Rhythmic Gymnastics.
She first began coaching at around 15 at Prahran Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre.
She is passionate about gymnastics and wishes to pass on her knowledge and love to younger aspiring gymnasts.
Amily has been coaching at Glen Iris for 4 years and has been working with beginner and level 1 groups as well some older gymnasts.
She trained herself until the age of 17 and has represented Victoria at Australian Championships.
Olga Bossert has a background in Rhythmic and Artistic gymnastics. Olga trained in Germany and Russia from the age of five years into her twenties, competing in national as well as international streams.
Having worked as a coach for the past 7 years Olga feels strongly connected to this sport and enjoys coaching young athletes of diverse ages. Seeing herself as a role model especially for very young gymnasts, Olga believes that promoting a team spirit and appreciation of the sport is the best motivation for children to engage and work hard.
Samantha has worked with children and been around the gymnastics community for over 25 years as a gymnast, judge and coach.
Samantha loves working with children and driving a long lasting love of Rhythmic gymnastics into their lives.