2020 National Committee Elections
posted on 06/08/2020

The Trampoline & Tumbling Program (“Program”) is composed of the Trampoline & Tumbling Program Committee (PC) and its sub-committees. These sub-committees include the Trampoline & Tumbling Junior Olympic Committee (JOC), Trampoline & Tumbling Elite Committee (EC) and the Trampoline & Tumbling Technical Committee (TC). The sub-committees are charged with specific T&T Program tasks.

In 2020, elections will be held for the positions of:

  • Program Committee Chair
  • Elite Committee Chair
  • J.O. Committee members (Trampoline Representative, Tumbling Representative, Double-Mini Representative)
  • Technical Committee members (Trampoline Representative, Tumbling Representative, Double-Mini Representative)
Nominations must be submitted by June 19, 2020.
Please submit nominations to trampolineandtumbling@usagym.org.

For more information see the T&T Rules & Policies Operating Code (Section 2), and T&T R&P Modifications due to COVID-19.



Program Committee Chair
Criteria for Nomination
  • Must be at least 21 years old, and a Professional Member in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years prior to the nomination
  • Must be actively involved in the Program as a coach, judge, or administrator.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Program Director.
  • Organize and conduct the meetings and conference calls of the PC.
  • Secure, correlate, and disseminate agenda items for meetings and conference calls in advance of the meetings and calls.
  • Coordinate with USA Gymnastics on meeting location/times and advise the PC of these arrangements in advance.
  • Play an active role in the various PC sub-committees and coordinate their reports.
  • Provide leadership for a visible, viable relationship with USA Gymnastics, the PC, and other related groups.
  • The term of office for the PC Chair is four (4) years with the term beginning August 1 of the election year.
  • There is no limit to the number of consecutive terms.


Elite Committee Chair
Criteria for Nomination
  • Must be at least 21 years old, and a Professional Member in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years prior to the nomination.
  • Must be currently active in National Team activities as a coach of an athlete.
  • Must have been the primary coach of an athlete who has competed at the World Championships, Olympic Games, or World Age Group Competition in the current or last quadrennial cycle.
  • The outgoing chair to remain as non-voting member for six months.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Organize and conduct the meetings and conference calls of the EC.
  • Secure, correlate and disseminate agenda items for meetings and conference calls in advance of the meetings and calls.
  • Coordinate with USA Gymnastics on meeting location/times and advise the EC of these arrangements in advance.
  • Play an active role in the various EC subcommittees, if any, and coordinate their reports.
  • Provide leadership for a visible, viable relationship with USA Gymnastics, the PC, and the EC and other related groups.
  • The term of office for the EC Chair is four (4) years with the term beginning August 1 of the election year.
  • There is no limit to the number of consecutive terms.


J.O. Committee members
Criteria for Nomination
  • Must be at least 21 years old, and a Professional Member in good standing for at least two (2) consecutive years prior to the nomination.
  • Must have coached a Level 10 finalist at J.O. Championships in the discipline he/she intends represent within the current or last quadrennial cycle.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Program Director and Program Committee Chair.
  • J.O. program development.
  • Management of State and Regional J.O. activities.
  • J.O. athlete training and development.
  • Development and distribution of coaches’ education.
  • Annually review and revise sections of the Rules & Policies and Code of Points pertaining to the J.O. Program.
  • Send reviews and revisions to the Rules Advisory Committee regarding the J.O. Rules & Policies and Code of Points.
  • Attend all meetings, activities, and events as required.
  • Submit all J.O. Committee actions, decisions and JO Program recommendations to Program Committee for final approval.


Technical Committee members
Criteria for Nomination
  • Be a USA Gymnastics Professional Member, actively involved in the program, at least 21 years old, and in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years prior to the nomination. AND hold an FIG Brevet in the discipline he/she intends to represent within the current or last quadrennial cycle.
  • Be a USA Gymnastics Professional Member, actively involved in the program, at least 21 years old, and in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years prior to the nomination AND hold a Judges Category 1 for a minimum of five (5) years in the discipline he/she intends to represent.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Program Director and Program Committee Chair.
  • Education and certification of trampoline & tumbling judges in the United States.
  • Development and distribution of judges’ educational materials.
  • Management of State, Regional, and National judges activities.
  • Selection of qualified judges for national events and recommendations to the EC for international competitions.
  • Annually review and revise sections of the Rules & Policies and Code of Points pertaining to judging.
  • Send reviews and revisions to the Program Committee regarding the Elite and JO Rules & Policies and Code of Points.
  • Attend all meetings, activities, and events as required.
  • Submit all TC actions, decisions and TC recommendations to Program Committee for final approval.



Due to the disrupted competition season, the timeline for the voting process for 2020 National Committee elections has been modified to the following:
  • Nominations: June 8-19, 2020
  • Voting: July 6-17, 2020
  • Announcement of successful candidates: by July 31, 2020
  • Commencement of new terms: from August 1, 2020 (including transition with outgoing committees)