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Coach Mark Sherman Bio

 

 

Mark Sherman

5607 Merrimac

Dallas, TX 75206

Highland Park High School

  • President Texas High School Gymnastics Coaches Association 2012-present
  • Team State Gymnastics Champions 1995
  • 34 Individual State Titles
  • Teacher and coach at Highland Park High School 1981 - present
  • First chair of technology department at HPHS 1995-2010

 

Gymnastics Judge

  • 36 yrs. National Judge
  • 28 yrs. International FIG Judge (7cyles)
  • 17 USA (Visa) Championships
  • 7 International Competitions
  • 4 US Olympic Trials
  • 4 NCAA Championships
  • National Apparatus Leader
    • Pommel Horse
    • Vault
    • Parallel Bars

 

Technology

  • Developed on-line National Exam for Texas
  • Developed, maintained and administered on-line National Exam for entire NGJA
  • Chaired Technology Committee which incubated the current NGJA Website
  • Created and maintained the first online webpage for all Texas assignments 10 years

 

NGJA Secretary

  • 2000-2012
  • Brought national directory from print/analog to digital

 

Instructor

  • Created NGJA National Exam 5 years
  • Conduct Three National Certification Courses per year
  • Certify 70+ judges per year 15 years
  • Worked with THSGCA in developing level 9 modifications for High School Competition
  • Developed judges mentoring program in Texas
  • Presenter at USAG National Congress
  • Published PH article in Technique Magazine

 

Assigning Director

  • JO Assigning director for Texas 11 years
  • Assigned Approximately 170 judging assignments per year
  • JO Regional Judging Liaison 15 years

 

Treasurer

  • Treasurer TGJA 18 years
  • Helped with fund raising competition
  • Created Supplemental Judges Pay for USAG Texas State Championship
  • Worked with USAG Texas Coaches to create current state pay scale

 

Other

  • Co-Authored Michael Sims Scholarship
  • Board Member of Sims Scholarship Committee from inception to present
  • Gymnastics Association of Texas Life Member
  • Attended 6 Olympic Games
  • Technical Recorder PB at 1979 World Championships
  • Recorder on PH at 1996 Olympic Games
  • Olympic Judges Challenge, National Champion