Docksiders Mens Gymnastics

Docksiders Boys

Parent Organization for Docksiders Mens' Gymnastics

Charlie brings a wealth of experience as an athlete and a coach to the boys' competitive team program at Docksiders Gymnastics.

Come join our program of excellence and let our coaching staff help you achieve your athletic goals and dreams!

2008 U.S. Olympic Team

Have an athlete interested in gymnastics?

Come talk with our coaches and see a practice for yourself.

Gymnastics promotes strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, and focus in young boys and young men - skills required for a high level of success and low rate of injury in all sports. Most gymnasts are able to transition to other sports easily because, in addition to the previously listed skills, their gymnastics training gives them superior body awareness and spatial orientation.

Gymnastics is one of the few sports which offers the young athlete an opportunity to work on advanced skills at an early age and on a regularly scheduled, year around basis.

Gymnastics doesn't get rained out; we have professional coaches; we work harder and longer than most other sports, but our boys have a great time! They have so much fun we have to make them leave the gym when practice is over!

Come join our tradition of excellence.

Boys' Coach

Coach Charlie Kowalski

Charlie has 13 years of experience as a competitor in the sport of gymnastics. He competed in the Junior National Championships 4 times and was named to the US Junior National Team for 3 years. As a senior competitor he competed in the USA National Championships 3 times and was named to the Senior Development Team. After graduating from Eleanor Roosevelt High School, he attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana on a full athletic scholarship. Charlie later returned to Maryland where he attended the University of Maryland and received a BS in Natural Resource Management. Charlie has 14 years of coaching experience in the sport of gymnastics. His gymnasts have competed in the National Championships for Future Stars as well as in the Junior National Championships. Charlie is a Professional Member of USA Gymnastics and is USAG Safety Certified.