2019 Registration Opening 12/15/18



Stanford Men's Gymnastics High Performance Camp - Non res. $715/Resident Camp $1205

  • June 25 - June 29, 2019


Stanford Men's Gymnastics Competitive BootCamp -  $450 (No Lunch)

  • July 5 - July 7, 2019


Ultimate Power Kids Warrior Ninja Acrobatics and Gymnastics Half Day Camp for Boys and Girls - $350/wk

  • Week 1 - July 8 - July 12
  • Week 2 - July 15 - July 19
  • Week 3 - July 22 - July 26
  • Week 4 - August 5 - August 9
  • Week 5 - August 12 - August 16



Coaches & Staff


Thom Glielmi


Head Coach


Coach Glielmi enters his 17th season as head coach of the Stanford Men's Gymnastics team. Glielmi led Stanford to the NCAA title in 2011 and was named national coach of the year after leading the Cardinal to the NCAA title in 2009. In addition to his national coach of the year honor, Glielmi is a three-time NCAA West Region Head Coach of the Year from 2006-07 and 2009, and has coached 20 NCAA Champions and 100+ All-Americans.

Prior to taking over the men's team at Stanford, Glielmi spent three seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota and guided the team to a No. 7 finish during his last season in Minnesota. While with the Golden Gophers, Glielmi was named the 2000-01 NCAA Assistant Coach of the Year after coaching the 2001 NCAA pommel horse and floor exercise champion. Glielmi has produced NCAA national champions on every event.

A USA Senior National Team Coach for 15 years, Glielmi has served as a member of the 2000 and 2016 USA Olympic Team Coaching Staff as well as the 2006, 2007 and 2017 USA World Championships Team Coaching Staff. As head coach of the 2003 USA Pan American team he lead the team to a bronze medal-winning competition. Additionally, he was part of the .

Prior to coaching at Minnesota, he was the owner and head men's gymnastics coach of the International Sports Center in Matthews, N.C.  There he founded and progressed his team toward many JO National Titles and Jr. National Team spots. A 1988 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Glielmi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.



Karl Ziehn


Assistant Coach


Karl Ziehn joined Stanford during the summer of 2012. Coach Ziehn has helped the Cardinal to top 3 finishes at NCAA Championships during the past four years. He is currently acting as the First Assistant to the Men's Team as well as the Co-Program Director for the SB Gymnastics club program. 


Karl was a member and captain of the UC Berkeley Men's Gymnastics Team, graduating in 2003 with a B.A. in Environmental Science.  He served as Head Coach for the competitive Boys and Trampoline Teams at Wallers' GymJam Academy in Los Angeles from 2006 - 2012.


As a coach, Karl has developed many gymnasts from beginning through Elite. He has placed numerous athletes on the Trampoline and Tumbling US National Team and has guided many boys to State and Regional Gymnastics Titles.  In 2009 Karl was selected as the US Head Coach for Tumbling at the Canada and CanAm Cups and USA Head Coach for Double Mini Tramp at the World Age Group Championships (WAGC) in St. Petersburg, Russia.  At the 2009 WAGC Karl's athlete became the only athlete in the world to win gold on two events, Tumbling and Double Mini Tramp. She won additional Tumbling World Age Group Championships in 2007 and again in 2010. In 2014 Karl brought Stanford gymnast and National Team Member Eddie Penev to compete at the Challenger Cup in Anadia, Portugal.

Most recently Karl coached Akash Modi at the 2017 American Cup and served at USA Head Coach at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei. Karl is currently a Senior Coaches Representative on the USAG Men's Program Committee.

As a coach, Karl is a great technician and enjoys developing a strong foundation for younger athletes. Karl also intends to help lead the Cardinal to another National Title!


Karl is married and has two sons and a daughter.



Syque Caesar


Assistant Coach



Syque Caesar joined Stanford in the summer of 2015 as the SBG Program Director and Assistant Coach for the Stanford Men's Gymnastics Team alongside Karl Ziehn. 

Syque was a member of the University of Michigan Men's Gymnastics team from 2008-2014. During his tenure at Michigan, he was a 4-time team captain, 5-time NCAA All-American, and a member of the 2010, 2013, and 2014 NCAA Championship teams as well as the 2009, 2013, and 2014 Big Ten Conference Championship teams. Additionally Syque has international experience competing at the 2011 and 2013 World Championships as well as the 2012 London Olympic Games representing the country of Bangladesh. Syque earned his bachelor's degree in communication studies in 2013 and graduated with a master's in sport management in 2014.

After completing an illustrious career as an athlete, Syque joined the University of Michigan coaching staff as Program Administrative Assistant during the 2014-15 NCAA competitive season.  Syque is excited to continue his passion for the sport and help Stanford continue to build upon it's winning legacy. 




Past Stanford Athletes who have Coached the Stanford Men's Gymnastics High Performance Camp:

  • David Durante - Former US National Team Member and 2008 Olympic Alternate
  • Akash Modi- Former US National Team Member, 2015 & 2017 NCAA Champion, 2016 Olympic Alternate
  • Nathan Gafuik - 2008 and 2012 Olympian (Canada), Head Coach at Central Coast Gymnastics
  • Robert Neff- Former US National Team Member, 2x NCAA Champion - HBSho Nakamori - Former US National Team Member 
  • Eddie Penev - Current US National Team Member
  • Jordan DeClerk- Former US National Team Member
  • Jonathon Deaton- Former US National Team Member
  • Sean Senters- 2012 and 2013 USA Vault Champion, 2015 NCAA Vault Champion, All American Award Winner
  • Brian Knott- 2015 NCAA PB Champion
  • Dennis Zaremski- All American Award Winner- PB and NCAA Champion on R
  • Mike Levy- All American Award Winner - FX
  • Taylor Seaton- All American Award Winner - V


Stanford Boys Gymnastics Coaches:

Nate Barton - SB Gymnastics Team Coach

Tommy Tannenbaum - SB Gymnastics Coach

Elijah Wax - SB Gymnastics Coach

Andrew White - SB Gymnastics Coach