Men’s Team

Capital Gymnastics trains Compulsory and Optional Levels 4 – 10. The spectacular talents of our boys have reached Division I College programs, national and international titles, and the Olympics.  Our Men’s Team was home to Olympian Justin Spring, a former Capital athlete.

In addition to paving the road to the Olympics for an athlete, Capital coaches impressively prepare many of their athletes to be sought out for full scholarships to compete in college.

Program Information


COMPETITION LEVELS: Compulsory: Levels 4, 5, 6; Optional levels: 7, 8, 9, and 10

Additional Information

We also have a Booster Club, Capital Gymnastics Boys Booster Club.  The Booster Club, or CGCBC, operates as its own separate non-profit with 501-c-3 status.  Founded in 2003, it is parent-operated and established to support and encourage girls’ competitive gymnastics.

CGGBC fundraises to help defray competition expenses and to further gymnastics opportunities for all female amateur athletes who train at Capital Gymnastics National Training Center, located in Burke, VA.

Our Coaches

Brian Rivera

Stephen Scheinman

Steve began working for Capital Gymnastics National Training Center as a boy’s coach in 1990. Currently he works with Levels 3, 4, 6 and the Boys Pre-Team. He competed in gymnastics for the University of Michigan from 1980-1984. After graduating and earning his Bachelor’s Degree, he began coaching boys in Northern Virginia.  Steve coached Olympian Justin Spring.

Andrei Shamenko

Andrei is from Kiev, Ukraine, who graduated from Kiev State University of Physical Education with a Bachelors Degree.  Andrei has been coaching in USA for 22 years. He was a gymnast as a member of the Ukrainian National Team and reached the International Elite level.  Andrei loves coaching, developing young minds and bodies and making a difference in his athletes’ gymnastics world.  Andrei loves music, movies, and fitness.  He particularly loves coaching the pommel horse, since it was the hardest event for him to learn.

Vladimir Shamenko

Vladimir is from Kiev, Ukraine, who earned a Bachelors Degree in PE and Sports from Kharkov State University.  Vlad has over 50 years’ experience coaching, and was the former Ukrainian Olympic Head coach.  Vladimir loves helping boys to obtain their gymnastics dreams.  He enjoys crosswords, sudoku.  For Vladimir, gymnastics runs in the family – both of his sons work in Northern Virginia as boys gymnastics coaches.

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