20 Heartwarming Coaching Photos From The 2017 U.S. Summer Elite Season

Lets take a minute to recognize the coaches who work tirelessly behind the scenes to help gymnasts achieve their dreams.

Here are 20 of our favorite and heartwarming photos of coaches and gymnasts from the 2017 U.S. summer elite season.


1. Riley McCusker and Maggie Haney

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2. Emma Malabuyo and Kim Zmeskal Burdette

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3. Olivia Dunne and Jennifer Zappa

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4. Sydney Johnson-Scharpf with Kelly Pitzen and Brandy Johnson

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5. Jade Carey with Brian Carey and Janine Thompson

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6. Annie Beard and Chris Burdette

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7. Leanne Wong and Al Fong

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8. Sydney Johnson-Scharpf and Brandy Johnson

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9. Kim Zmeskal Burdette and her elites

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10. Love Birt and Cleo Washington

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11. Maile O'Keefe and Sorin Salcianu

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12. Lily Lippeatt and Mary Lee Tracy

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13. Gabby Perea and Yuejiu Li

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14. Sienna Robinson and Kyle Khou

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15. Grace McCallum and Sarah Jantzi

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16. Jordan Bowers and Jessica Black

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17. Audrey Davis and Ryan Roberts

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18. Maile O'Keefe with Sorin and Tammy Salcianu

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19. Adeline Kenlin and Mary Wise
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20. Trinity Thomas and Jennifer Fatta

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All photos by Christy Ann Linder.

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