About Us

Established and Incoporated in 2018, Affinity Gymnastics Academy was founded to serve the Selwyn District of Canterbury, New Zealand, following the publication of the Gymnastics New Zealand 2017 National Strategy which acknowledged that there were no dedicated gymnastics facilities in the Region.

The founding members of Affinity Gymnastics Academy consists of a collection of individuals, including coaches, gymnasts and parents who not only share the passion for gymnastics, but also a desire to make the sport as accessible as possible to  anyone within the community who wishes to participate.

Affinity Gymnastics Academy was founded on a vision to provide the Selwyn community with access to a high quality dedicated artistic gymnastics facility and through determination and perserverence opened it's doors to the community in October 2018 in Izone, Rolleston.

Our  facility is 1,135m2 of clear span floor area and is dedicated to Artistic Gymnastics features numerous pieces of FIG certified equipment for both MAG & WAG.

Meet our coaching team

Tracy Jones
GM & WAG Coach
Aaron Clutterbuck
Head MAG Coach
Angela Meier
Head WAG Coach
Shanda Pierson
WAG Coach
Todd Meaclem
WAG/MAG Coach
Caity Shanks
WAG Coach
Shinyka Knight
WAG Coach
Caitlin Wade
WAG Coach
Raewyn Windley
Head Regional Coach
Celina Nogueira
WAG Coach
Mackenzie Whittington
WAG Coach
Finlay Jones
MAG Coach