D1 Sports Training

7242 Bailey Cove Rd SE
Huntsville, AL 35802​​

CALL or TEXT us: (256) 701-4581


mtgahsv@gmail.com
Why Be Average When You Can Be Amazing?
  1. Nuno Merino
    Phillips@mail.com
    Owner & T&T Program Director
    Nuno was born in Portugal and competed in Trampoline since he was 7 years old. During 25 years, Nuno participated in 3 Olympic Games (Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 & London 2012), 9 World Championships, 7 European Championships and World Cup competitions since 1999. Nuno has been coaching for more than 10 years and is currently the USA National Team Lead Coach. As Coach • Since 2016 USA Trampoline National Team Lead Coach • 2016 USA Trampoline National Team Coaching Staff • 2015 USA Pan American Games Coach As Gymnast • Since 2013 FIG Athlete Representative • 2012 London Olympic Alternate • 2011 World Cup Series Winner – 1st Place - Synchronized Trampoline (with Diogo Ganchinho) • 2011 World Cup Series – 3rd Place - Individual Trampoline • 2008 Beijing Olympic Alternate • 2004 Athens Olympic Finalist – 6th Place - Individual Trampoline • 2003 World Championships Finalist – 7th Place - Individual Trampoline • 2001 World Championships – 1st Place - Double Mini-Trampoline TEAM • 2000 European Championships – 1st Place Individual DMT – 1st Place - Double Mini-Trampoline TEAM As Judge • Trampoline Judge - USA Gymnastics Category 1 • Double Mini-Trampoline Judge - USA Gymnastics Category 2
  2. Cara Merino
    Phillips@mail.com
    Owner & Recreational Program Director
    Cara started competing at the age of 8 in Trampoline & Tumbling. Even though she only competed in the sport for 5 years she has continued on as a coach. Growing in her knowledge of the sport and technique of coaching. Cara has been coaching for 4 years, she has a love and motivation to help young children find their love of gymnastics. As Judge • Tumbling Judge - USA Gymnastics Category 3
  3. Caroline Judge
    Phillips@mail.com
    Team & Recreational Coach
    As Judge • Double Mini-Trampolione Judge - USA Gymnastics Category 3 • Tumbling Judge - USA Gymnastics Category 3
  4. Clare Johnson
    Phillips@mail.com
    Team & Recreational Coach
    Clare started competitive trampoline and tumbling at the age of six and still continues to compete even now at the highest level in trampoline gymnastics, senior elite. Her ultimate goal is the Olympic Games, but has already participated in 2 World Championships the Pan American Games and numerous World Cup competitions. Clare is a current Senior National Team Member for USA Gymnastics. As Gymnast • 2016 Bronze Medalist National Championships • 2015 National Trampoline Champion • 2015 Russia World Cup Synchro Bronze Medalist (St. Petersburg, Russia) • 2015 Flower Cup Bronze Medalist (Amsterdam, Netherlands) • 2015 Pan American Games 4th place (Toronto, Canada) • Member of the 2014-15 World Championships Teams As Judge • Trampoline Judge - USA Gymnastics Category 1 • Double Mini-Trampoline Judge - USA Gymnastics Category 3
  5. Paul Bretscher
    Phillips@mail.com
    Team & Recreational Coach
    Is a current athlete here at MTGA as a senior Elite athlete. Paul has past experience as a diver but is now focusing his athletics on trampoline. Paul is a current student at Calhoun Community Collage perusing a degree in computer engineering.