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Winter Session Starts January 10th!

Amanda McCormick
Head Coach

Amanda has been involved in gymnastics for more than 33 years. She has extensive coaching experience ranging from preschool through the competitive stream.

She is a national high-performance judge and has been to numerous Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships and Canadian Championships. In 2015, she received a Special Achievement Award for her involvement in the sport.

Amanda's greatest strengths include her technical knowledge of gymnastics and attention to detail, her ability to teach in ways children understand and her organizational skills. Amanda believes she is only as good of a coach as her weakest athlete. She is known for her ability to help athletes discover their inner strengths and reach their full potential.

Amanda's post-secondary education is in medical laboratory sciences.


Corie McCormick Colliou
Head Coach

Corie has been involved with gymnastics for more than 31 years. She is known for her calm demeanour and patience. 

Corie believes athletes find success in overcoming fears, cheering for other participants, having fun, persevering despite challenges and life-long participation. She strives to ensure every athlete receives quality instruction and attention, regardless of ability.

Corie has more than 20 years of experience teaching gymnastics, from movement classes for babies to Junior Olympic competitive athletes.

Corie is a graduate with majors in Child Development and Conflict Resolution Studies. She is well versed in the biological, environmental and sociological influences on child development, and able to diffuse and prevent stressful situations, resulting in a more positive and mentally healthy environment.

 

Brianna Jonnie
Junior Team Coach and Choreographer

Brianna is a former competitive gymnast and dancer. She has seven years of coaching experience and is a regional and provincial stream judge. 

Brianna has been recognized locally and nationally for her volunteer work and advocacy on behalf of youth. She is a recipient of the Lieutenant Governor's Vice-Regal Award, the "Make a Difference" Community Service Award and the City of Winnipeg's Youth Role Model Award (Advocacy).

A current university student, Brianna is an award-winning author who published a book for youth at 17 years old. She is a recipient of numerous scholarships including the prestigious TD Scholarship for Community Leadership.

Brianna is a motivational speaker who has given talks at events such as We Day. Her primary goal is to inspire young athletes to believe in themselves, set big goals and believe in their dreams.


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Deanna
Regional Team Coach

Deanna is a former competitive gymnast and has been involved in gymnastics for more than 27 years.  Her significant coaching experience ranges from recreational through to the regional competitive stream. Additionally, she is a regional stream judge and is working towards becoming an official in acrobatic gymnastics.

Deanna believes in making sure  athletes learn the appropriate basics, progressions and skills safely, building individual strengths and abilities, and having fun individually and as a team. She inspires her athletes to go after their goals and succeed while enjoying the sport of gymnastics as much as she does!

Bianca
Regional Team Coach

Bianca is a former competitive gymnast and has actively participated in school sports, including volleyball and track and field. Her passion for gymnastics and her desire to be a positive role model and help others succeed led her to coach at Prairie Reign Gymnastics.

Bianca is a Grade 12 student who has received academic recognition throughout her high school education. She plans to pursue a career in medicine in the future.

As a hardworking and goal-oriented person, Bianca believes that with determination, patience and perseverance, anyone can achieve their dreams.

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Raina
Gymnastics for All Coach

Raina is a Grade 12 student who has made her school's honour roll throughout high school. Biology is her favourite subject and she hopes to eventually have a career in the science or medical field.

Raina has had a passion for gymnastics since her first day in the gym and is one of Prairie Reign's top competitive athletes. She is also a judge in the regional competitive stream. She loves working with the children at Prairie Reign and helping them discover the same love for gymnastics that she has. 

Raina is hardworking and motivated. During her spare time, she enjoys volleyball and track and field, meeting new people and trying new foods and activities. 


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Zoé
Coach in Training

Zoé is a high school student at École Regional Gabrielle-Roy and is bilingual (French/English). She enjoys science, particularly learning about human anatomy. Si vous souhaitez que Zoé communique avec votre enfant en Français, vous n’avez qu’à nous faire
savoir.
     
Since pre-school, Zoé has been involved in both dance and gymnastics. As one of Prairie Reign's top athletes, her athletic goal is to represent Team Manitoba at the Canadian National Gymnastics Championships.
 
Zoé quickly recognizes areas where technique can be improved and is able to find alternate ways to describe skills to children who need additional guidance.
 
In Zoé's spare time, she enjoys being outside, swimming, skiing, fishing and cycling. She works hard and likes sharing with others her passion for gymnastics. 

Addison
Coach in Training

Addison is a high school student at St. Mary's Academy. She enjoys history and science and has a particular interest in space.
 
Gymnastics is a core part of Addison's life, and she has been involved in the sport since she was five years old. She loves tumbling and how powerful it makes her feel, but more importantly, it has strengthened her friendships and values in personal growth and sportsmanship.
 
She loves coaching and interacting with the children. Addison's favourite part of coaching is seeing a child learn a new skill. She loves witnessing their joy and excitement and seeing them beam with pride. 
 
In her spare time, Addison also loves to play volleyball and badminton.

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Manhattan (Mattie)
Guest Coach

Mattie is a former Prairie Reign developmental coach, currently attending Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2021, Mattie was a recipient of a Schulich Leader Scholarship. When home from Halifax, you may see Mattie drop in to say "hi" or offer words of wisdom and encouragement.

Mattie believes that youth require positive mentors and that leading with encouragement will inspire people to become the best versions of themselves. Through coaching at Prairie Reign Gymnastics, she uses these values to positively impact youth athletes and help create a supportive learning environment. 


 General Coach Information

At Prairie Reign Gymnastics, our coaches believe in creating a positive atmosphere where athletes of all ages can reach their full potential. Coaches are trained and certified through the National Coaching Certification Program and have their First Aid/CPR-AED and Respect in Sport certification, in addition to in-house training. Junior coaches are working towards certification.

Unique to Prairie Reign is that our two head coaches are actively involved in each class and work with each child that enters the gym. 

Interested in being a part of our team? Contact info@prairiereigngymnastics.ca.

 

 

Prairie Reign Gymnastics
11-610 Discovery Drive, Grande Pointe, Manitoba (204) 235-1665, info@prairiereigngymnastics.ca

Only six minutes south of Sage Creek!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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