Turner signs Rebekah Hill to gymnastics coaching staff | Sports

Bowling Green State University gymnastics coach Kerrie Turner named Rebekah Hill to her team as a graduating assistant coach. Hill comes to BGSU after spending four years at Oregon State, the last three as a volunteer assistant coach.

“I’m thrilled to have Rebekah join our program,” Turner said. “She had an incredible opportunity to learn as a volunteer coach at Oregon State and under the guidance of legendary coaches, Tanya and Michael Chaplin. I have no doubt that she will continue to grow as a coach. at BGSU and will bring new ideas to our program. Rebekah has a clear talent for building relationships with student-athletes and I am thrilled to have our team working with her. Her background in dance and choreography is sure to have an immediate impact on our range of floor exercises this season.

While at Oregon State, Hill primarily assisted with balance beam and floor dance.

Having grown up around dance all her life, she was trained in ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop and modern dance styles.

She is also a ballet, hip-hop and contemporary dance instructor and choreographer for the Legacy Ballet competition team. Hill coached gymnastics for two years at the Oregon State Gymnastics Academy, coaching elective level gymnasts with competitors qualifying for Region 2 Championships and was responsible for the choreography of their floor routines. She has also choreographed routines for several club gyms around the state.

A native of Albany, Oregon, Bekah graduated from Oregon State in 2020 with a degree in psychology with a major in sports psychology and mental health.

Hill’s official start date is August 1 and she will be studying through the College Student Personnel program.