In the Fall of 1993 Kozeev's World of Gymnastics opened its doors to their first students. The gym was founded by an Olympic couple Anatoly & Tamara Kozeev and their son Konstantine. The program has grown and moved into a new 11,500+ sq. ft. fully air-conditioned and heated facility on the Westside of Spartanburg.
Our recreational Fun & Fitness program was designed by Dr. Tamara Kozeev. Ms. Tamara Kozeev received her Ph.D. specializing in Gymnastics, Dance Choreography and Physical Education. As a gymnast Ms. Kozeev was an athlete of Elite Level (Master of Sports of the Soviet Union). Tamara was a Champion of the Soviet Union Student Games in the sport of artistic gymnastics.
The competitive program of our gym is directed by Anatoly Kozeev - Former Head Coach of the Junior National and Olympic Teams of the Soviet Union (1975-1990). Mr. Kozeev is a coach of several World and Olympic Champions, personal coach of Olympic Champion Svetlana Boginskaya (1990). As a gymnast Mr. Kozeev was a Champion of Soviet Union and a member of two Soviet National Olympic Teams, and even received a title "Champion of Difficulty" in Gymnastics of the Soviet Union.
All of our master coaches are Professional members of USA Gymnastics (Governing Body of Gymnastics in the United States of America) and Safety Certified by USA Gymnastics.