Emeryville, California (EastBayDaily) — At the 2013 USA Gymnastics Championships held in Hartford, Connecticut Michael Ashe was presented with the prestigious National Judge of the Year award. Ashe, the head boys team coach at Head Over Heels Athletic Arts in Emeryville, CA, was at the event as a parallel bar judge and as a lecturer at the Gymnastics National Congress which is held in conjunction with Championships.
To be nominated, one must be a professional member of United States of America Gymnastics (USAG). Nominations are made by your peers and the final decision is made by the governing body of the National Gymnastics Judges Association. Ashe is certified to judge all levels of men’s gymnastics including the certification administered by the Federation of International Gymnastics. Recipients are chosen from each of the four regions. Ashe was chosen as the recipient from the West.
About the Company: Head Over Heels Athletic Arts has been providing a positive athletic experience for children of the San Francisco Bay Area for over 30 years. The 22,000+ square-foot facility in Emeryville, Calif. makes them one of the largest non-profit athletic arts facilities in all of Northern California. Head Over Heels instills a lifelong love of being physically active through various gymnastics classes, including recreational gymnastics, special needs gymnastics, and competitive gymnastics as well as Dance. Head Over Heels has been offering kids gymnastics programs to keep youngsters physically active since 1977.