Date of Birth: August 16, 1977
PROGRAM/CLASSES TAUGHT: General Manager
GYMNASTICS BACKGROUND: Mrs. Tanya Berenson holds the position as General Manager of the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics, a non-profit organization. She began gymnastics at age 7 years and competed successfully through the Junior Olympic level. Following her gymnastics career, she pursued equestrian riding and competed on a national circuit winning many titles.
Her extensive knowledge of athletics and competitive success in multiple facets of various competitive sports, provides a strong understanding of the key ingredients in providing a safe and progressive training environment.
Tanya has an extensive background in coaching, she is a USA Gymnastics professional member, USA Gymnastics Safety-Certified, OSHA Infant & CPR certified and is a certified USA Gymnastics Judge.
Tanya has been with the LASG since 1993 and serves as consultant for major movie and production industries and consultant for USA Gymnastics (national governing body of gymnastics in the United States). She also is the Meet Director for the largest RG Gymnastics competition in the world, hosted on the third weekend of every January in Los Angeles and sponsored by CBS Television Studios.
Tanya wishes to extend her knowledge of producing and creating programs at the LA School of Gymnastics to ensure the personal growth and success for every child that enter its doors.
Received a Childhood Development degree from UCLA.
Works with the UCLA Gymnastics Team annually as a season-opener guest speaker.
Comes from an All-Star gymnastics background, as daughter of Alla Svirsky, (a three time Olympic coach, seven times USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year, USA Olympic Judge and Inductee to the Gymnastics Hall of Fame)
USA Gymnastics Judge
USA Gymnastics Coach
Former Junior Olympic Gymnast
2nd Generation of International Caliber Member of World-Class Gymnastics Family
Event Producer of largest Rhythmic Gymnastics Event in the World
15 years of Experience Running the Largest Gymnastics School in Southern California
Pioneer in Special Needs for Gymnastics and Special Olympics (Gymnastics Event)
One of the leading authorities of Gymnastics in the United States Consultant to Major Studios (CBS, NBC, MTV, E!Networks, etc.) and Web Content Manager for www.lagymnastics.com, www.lalightsmeet.com, www.pkcali.com,www.cheer4uathletics.com.
Program Innovation for Multi-Sports Complex Facility for USA clubs
Program Advisor to USA Gymnastics
Clinician for USA Gymnastics
USA Gymnastics Safety Certified
OSHA Infant & CPR certified
Meet Director Certified
Foreign Delegation Liaison for International Tournaments
Meet Director for State, Regional and Junior Olympic qualification events
Team Manager for United States National Team Member’s Delaney Lonergan/Rachel Girma
Founder of Svetlana Krasteva Memorial Fund Financial Aid for Gymnastics in Los Angeles
Member of USA Gymnastics Celebrity Poster Program
Program Director for USA National Gymnastics Day for Children’s MiracleNetwork
Special Events Coordinator/Community Services Director
Grant Writer/Grant Research Director for Los Angeles School of Gymnastics Foundation
Parent Club/Booster Director Rhythmic, Artistic Gymnastics Teams
Public Outreach and Marketing Director for Los Angeles School of Gymnastics
Program Director for Dance, Special Needs, Parkour, Ballet, All-Star ,Cheerleading, Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Adult Gymnastics, Parent & Me-Competitive Level Programs.
Event Ticket Sales and Product Sales Manager
Multi-Lingual in Russian, English and Proficient in Spanish
Meet Announcer (1997 USA National Championships, 2001-2002 Scherba Sports Invitational, 1997-2007 LA Lights Tournament of Champions)
Meet Director to the ONLY FIG sanctioned Rhythmic Gymnastics Event in the United States