RG Coach Profiles

Natalia Rybak

Year started coaching @ SG: 2015
Team: Rhythmic Gymnastics Team 1

As a gymnast, Natalia was a member of Soviet and Ukrainian National Team with Albina Derugina as her coach. Natalia was a Champion of the Soviet Union in team competition and All-round Champion of Ukraine.

Natalia has a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and Sports with over 30 years of international coaching experience in the field of Rhythmic Gymnastics. Natalia has coached gymnasts from Pre-School to National Level and World Class athletes in Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Canada. Natalia was the Head Coach of the Manitoba Provincial Team from 2004 to 2013.

Natalia’s gymnasts have won medals in group and individual routines at Provincial, National and International Level competitions. Her gymnasts have been champions of Russia, Poland and Canada in Junior and Senior categories. Natalia also has been a National level judge for over 30 years.

Natalia looks forward to sharing her wealth of international experience with local coaches and gymnasts. Her goal is to help Singaporean gymnasts to reach the highest level of their potential in this beautiful Olympic sport.

 

Lilia Ilyasova

Year started coaching @ SG: 2016
Team: Rhythmic Gymnastics Team 2

Lilia graduated with a Master Degree in Physical Education and Sports majoring in Gymnastics. With over 35 years of coaching experience in the field of Rhythmic Gymnastics, Lilia has coached gymnasts from pre-school level to world-class athletes. She was the national coach for Kyrgystan from 1999-2004 and 2012 – 2016.

Lilia would like to share her coaching experience and contribute her expertise to bring the gymnastics in Singapore to greater heights.

 

Olena Turkina

Year started coaching @ SG: 2016
Team: Rhythmic Gymnastics Team 3

Olena graduated from Ukrainian National University with a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and Sports majoring in Gymnastics. She is also a national level judge in Ukraine, Poland and Norway.

With more than 30 years of coaching experience, she had coached National team gymnasts in Ukraine, Poland and Norway.

With her experience in coaching and judging, she would like to contribute her expertise towards the development of the Gymnastics in Singapore.